Mount Jebel Toubkal facts

Mount Jebel Toubkal is a mountain in the Anti-Atlas region of Morocco, near the town of Zagora. It is the highest peak of the Atlas Mountains and has an elevation of 5,543 meters (18,341 ft).

Mount Jebel Toubkal has four main summits: Jebel Toubkal I (5,501 m), Jebel Toubkal II (5,538 m), Jebel Toubkal III (5,504 m), and Jebel Toubkal IV (4,167  m). The first three summits are considered peaks, while IV is considered a separate peak.

The mountain has several climbing routes ranging from easy to difficult. The easiest routes start at daylight and climb to the summit during the afternoon. The most difficult routes start at dusk and climb to the summit during nightfall. Do you know Mount Everest can be climbed form two country Nepal and China where as popular mountains like Lhotse, Manaslu, Ama Dablam, Makalu and Island peak can be climbed from Nepal only. Although summitclimb doesn’t run Jebel Toubkal climb but you can find lot of stunning mountain.

Hikers who are experienced in the outdoors can most likely trek Mount Toubkal alone. Village and settlement can be found along the way to the peak in case you get lost. During spring, hikers can be surrounded by numerous amounts of other hikers who could guide them if they get lost. 

It takes approximately 2-3 days to climb Mount Jebel Toubkal. This is because the mountain’s altitude is over 4,000 meters (13,000 feet). This can be a dangerous climb because of the high altitude. The mountain has very sharp rocks that can injure those who attempt to climb it. You can take a guided hike to the top, but you’ll need to be fit and in good shape. The climb is actually quite steep, so it’s important that you’re in great physical condition before embarking on this journey.

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