Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
Arrival to the airport, then transfer to Imlil. Ascent by foot to Aremd. Around 1:30 hs by car and 40 min walking. Dinner and overnight in lodge.
After breakfast, the day starts with a short descent to Imlil by the valley’s right bank. We cross the small village of Tadarte until Aguersioual, where we shift to the left bank. The ascent begins with a nice track until Matat, with an ancient barite mine. Then, a zigzag path leads us to the Tizi Oudite pass (2200 m). There are beautiful views of the Azaden valley covered in berber villages. Afterwards we descend through junipers to a path that runs along the valley and will take us to Tizi Oussem, the last village of Azaden. From Tizi Oussem we take a steep mule track, surrounded by junipers until the Tizi Mzik pass (2489 m), dominating the Imlil cirque. Zigzag descent to a spring surrounded by walnut trees, then we join the trail to Aremd. Dinner and overnight in lodge.
We have breakfast and then start climbing through the trail for the ascent of Toubkal, until the intersection of two valleys: Ait Mizane and Taghrate. Here is the Sidi Chamharouch marabout, a traditional worship place. Upon arrival to the Toubkal refuge, we continue crossing the Aguelzim ridge (3550m). Then we descend to the Tamsoulte village, and on the way we visit the Ighoulouden waterfall. By a trail on the side of the mountain, we reach the Tizi Mzik pass (2489m) from where we return to Aremd. Dinner and overnight in lodge.
After breakfast, we descend to Imlil and cross the Tadarte village to Aguersioual, from where we ascend to a pass (2000m). The descent to the Imnanen valley is much steeper, as is the ascent to the Amsakrou village, dominating beautiful cultivated terraces. Then we continue climbing with beautiful views of the landlocked Oussertek valley. We know we are about to reach the end of the ascent when the junipers disappear above 2500m. We arrive to Oukaimeden by a beautiful descent through sheepfolds that serve as shelters during the summer. Dinner and overnight in refuge.
Breakfast in the refuge. Today is a shorter day. We descend to Agadir, known for its ancient collective attic. Then we visit Gliz, with a typical architecture, and return to the refuge in Oukaimeden, where we have dinner.
After breakfast, we start by a track that crosses the Adrar Attar ridge (2900m). Then a beautiful descent to the landlocked Timichi village. We go up the valley of Haute Ourika. The climb becomes steeper as we approach the Tizi n Tachedirte pass (3200m). In the background, the Meltsen summit dominates the Yagour plateau in the east. Then we descend to the foot of Angour, a mountain that looks volcanic, to reach Tachedirte, the highest permanent village in the Atlas. Dinner and overnight in lodge.
We have breakfast and start the last stage of this Berber adventure, ascending to the Tizi n Addi pass (2900m), at the foot of the impressive Angour. Then we return to Oukaimeden. Finally, transfer to Marrakech through the Ourika valley (around 1:30hs). Overnight in hotel.
After breakfast, transfer to the airport.
Marrakech: 1 night in ALI hotel, BB.
Aremd: 3 nights in lodge, half board.
Tachedirte: 1 night in lodge, half board.
Oukaimeden: 2 nights in the CAF chalet, half board.
Group size: 3 to 12 people.
Price per person for more than 8 people:
- 9: 399€
- 10: 395€
- 11: 392€
- 12: 389€
Extended stay in Marrakech: Hotel Ali, 25€ per double room, 21€ per simple room.
The exceptions to the included half board are: breakfast D1, dinner D7 and D8.
I discovered the joy of the mountains at a very young age, and I knew that my place was there, in the Jura, the Alps, or elsewhere, but in a place where raised terrain allows to go high...
My experience in the Mountain Troops and the Gendarmerie, together with a regular practice of different mountain sports, allowed me to gain knowledge and know-how that enriched my mountain leader training.
In 2012 I got certified as State Mountain Leader (AEM), which allowed me to start fully living my passion for the mountain, and sharing it with you.
I propose to share very varied activities: walking ,hiking, trekking, snowshoeing. It allows me to enjoy precious moments in nature with you.
To complement my leader training, I discovered trail running 8 years ago, a more sportif and intense way to discover the mountain, always respecting the environment.
I can also offer you my expertise in Morocco, where I have been going often during these last years. My knowledge of the field and of the local correspondants allows me to propose magnificent journeys to you!
From the Jura to the Alps, not forgetting Pyrenees, Corsica and Morocco, my approach to the mountain has always been guided by the search of pleasure and the comprehension of the environment.
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