Moroccan Atlas - The Trekking Guide

A guide to the best treks in Toubkal, Mgoun, Sirwa and Sahro but more than a trekking guide; it includes lots of travel information and a city guide to Marrakesh.

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Moroccan Atlas - The Trekking Guide

Moroccan Atlas - The Trekking Guide
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Stretching 2000km (1200 miles) from the Atlantic port of Agadir east to Tunisia, the Moroccan Atlas form one of the world's great trekking areas, and the High Atlas region in central Morocco is the most dramatic and beautiful section of the entire range. Towering peaks, deep gorges and huddled Berber villages enchant all who visit.

This compact guide describes the best treks inToubkal, Sirwa, Sahro and Mgoun and contains 66 detailed trekking maps showing route times, places to stay and points of interest as well as GPS Waypoints. It has lots of practical information about planning your trip and getting to Morocco from Europe, North America and Australasia as well as notes on cultural and historical background including customs, religion, art and cuisine. There are town guides and 15 town plans of Marrakech, Ouarzazate, Imlil, Aroumd, Azilal, Bou Taghrar and Tamalout, Taliwine, Iknioun, Nkoub, Qalaa't Mgouna, Souk el Had and Imelghas, Telouat and Boumalne du Dades,  showing street plans, where to stay, where to eat, what to see and how to get to the start of your trek. Also included are "green hiking and mountain safety" - how to stay healthy on your trek and minimise your impact on a fragile region, language sections on Arabic, Berber and French, and and atlas of flora and fauna with an illustrated bird identification section.
Loads of detailed black and white maps and a smattering of colour photos.
By Alan Palmer.
Card cover, 12cm x 18cm, 424 pages.
Second edition 2014.
ISBN: 978-1-905864-59-1.

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