The High Atlas is one of the three components of the Atlas mountains of Morocco. This massive mark a barrier between oceanic and desert climate, because across the High, the arid spaces of Sahara begin.
Peak and emblematic site of the region, the Jbel Toubkal is over 4000 meters high, quite visible from Marrakech ! The High Atlas is divided in different geological areas more or less old, and the regionís natural landscapes are rich and varied, between spectacular reliefs,plateaus and valleys cultivated by the Berbere population, that inhabit these places for thousands of years.
Jbel Toubkal is the highest massif of the High Atlas of Morocco and North Africa with 4167m. Close to Sahara, 60km South of Marrakech, located in the province of Al Haouz, in the national park Al Haouz. It has the benefit of exceptional sunlight for most of the year at softened temperatures, what makes hiking enjoyable even in the middle of summer. In winter, it turns into a fantastic ski touring race.
Saghro massif, in the south of central High Atlas, dominates the rich oases Draa et Dadés. It is a lower volcanic massif (2712 m) but very spectacular: a lunar-like landscape of plateaus, sharpen peaks,Ö.The villages around this massif are relatively few, palm trees appear everywhere, pomegranates, fig and almond trees, in the late winter, offer a magical spectacle. Saghro is also the home of the nomads Ait Atta, famous tribe of southern Morocco, transhumant with their bedouin tents and their herds of goats, you will have the opportunity to meet them.
NEXT RACE DATES 4 Ė 14 May 2018
Program TAM 2017
Program TAM 2018 : 280 km
04 May 2018: Arrive Marrakech, Transfer, night at hotel 5* on BB.
05 May 2018: 08:00 hrs Ė transfer to AGOUTI 1800m (180 km away: 4h), night in bivouac.
06 May 2018: 10:00 hrs Ė Technical control at start point, 15:00 hrs Ė Briefing, night in camp in plateau of Agouti-Aoros on FB.
07 May 2018: Stage 1, 45/25 km, Bivouac on HB (same location as previous night).
08 May 2018: Stage 2, ~50 km, Bivouac in Rbat 1850M on HB. Challenge from Aaross camp to Rbat camp ~21 km.
09 May 2018: Stage 3, ~46 Km, Bivouac at Talmest 2300M on HB. Challenge start in Igalouan To Talmest : ~30 km.
10 May 2018: Stage 4, ~55 km, Bivouac at Talmest at Plateau Ait Oaabdi on HB. Challenge : Zaouiat Ahansal To Kosser ~25 km.
11 May 2018: Stage 5, ~35 km, Plateau Ait Oaabdi to Cathedrale Mstefran, camp at Cathedrale Mstefran on HB.
12 May 2018: Stage 6, 45 Km, arrive Bin al Widane lake, 21:00 hrs Ė prize giving, night in Bivouac on HB.
13 May 2018: Depart for Marrakech (220 km Ė 5 hr), Visit Cascades díOuzoud. night at 5* hotel including diner and breakfast.
14 May 2018: Airport transfers for flights home (Tarnsfers not included).
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