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  • Your go to high altitude experts from Everest to Kili and all the adventures inbetween

    mt toubkal Roof of the North Weekender

    Spend a long weekend trekking through the spectacular

    Atlas Mountains and climb Mt Toubkal 4167m. The

    highest peak in North Africa.

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    What's inside? About the Toubkal - Roof of the North Weekender 3

    Why trek with EverTrek? 4

    What’s included? 7

    What to expect 8

    FAQs 9

    Your trek itinerary 12

    Equipment list 18

    Chat to our Yeti’s 21

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    about mt toubkal This is a tough ascent of Mount Toubkal, the highest peak in

    North Africa taking place over four epic days in Morocco.

    You will trek along the Berber Mountain Trails and experience the fantastic hospitality of the Berber people as you climb through the Atlas mountains to the ‘Roof of the

    North’ Mt Toubkal at 4167 meters.

    The four day itinerary starting on a Friday is designed to maximize your weekend and your annual leave. What an

    awesome way to spend four days.

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    Why trek with eveRtrek? Are the mountains calling you again?

    EverTrek are the UK’s leading specialists in hardcore high altitude trekking.

    Why our customers think we’re awesome?

    We spend more time on preparing our EverTrekkers and truly believe they are the best prepared trekkers

    on the mountain with a success rate of over 95%

    (industry standard 65%).

    You get a personalised trip planner which will be

    your trekking bible for both before and during the

    trek to help prepare you practically, mentally &

    physically.

    Access our training portal for mountains of

    knowledge in the EverTrekkers Members Hub to

    get clued up on everything you need to know about

    your trip, training & trek.

    Get booked up on one our awesome UK based

    training weekends to kick start your trek training,

    socialise with other EverTrekkers & get pick the

    brains of our experienced Adventure Experts (or as

    we call them - the Yetis).

    Saving the world one trek at a time

    Over the last couple of years, we have made it

    our priority to find a solution to the environmental issues that our industry faces in Nepal and the

    other countries we operate in.

    We became one of the very first companies to offer fresh filtered drinking water in Nepal using water filters on every trip. Customers no longer need to buy plastic bottles or use chlorine tablets.

    This means less plastic and a far more pleasant

    experience for our customers.

    We have also teamed up with Mossy Earth where

    we now plant a tree for every customer that books

    with EverTrek. .

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    Flexible Yeti’s

    We like to remain as accessible and as flexible as

    possible having our Adventure Experts on hand to

    supply all the information you need for a successful

    and worry-free trip.

    We offer lifetime deposits, instalment plans, private

    transfers & airport pickups/send offs and if you need

    to change your trip for an emergency you won’t be

    stung with any admin or surprise-fees.

    All your food and fantastic accommodation on the

    trek is covered by us, so you don’t need to stress over the details. You can feel confident that our quality assured accommodation is completely taken care of so you can focus on having a ton of fun on your trip.

    “Has to be one of the best run and professional companies I have come across.”

    This trip was exceptional from start to finish. Has to be one of the best run and professional companies I have come across. Before we even started we were sent

    weekly emails and lots of correspondence to get us excited for the trip. Any questions and worries were answered straight away - some even by video replies!! The actual

    Everest base camp trip itself was one of the best experiences of my life, however very

    tough! Everything from start to finish was run perfectly. I couldn’t have asked for more from Andy, Dave and the Sherpas they provided! A 5 star service all round!

    Lee Wardle

    “The guides were truly amazing, professional and were always on-hand to look after us.”

    Thanks guys for the experience of a lifetime. What can I say about EverTrek! Simply brilliant.

    From the moment we spoke with Andy and signed up it was all taken care of. The guides were

    truly amazing, professional and were always on-hand to look after us. Listen, this is a tough

    challenge but it’s well within the reach of most of you out there considering the possibility. I’ve

    kept myself pretty fit all my life (63 years young) but trying to keep up with my sons was, at times, pushing my limits. The scenery is so beautiful it becomes an emotional challenge at times.

    Our guides, Rahul and Krishna were meticulous in making sure we were looked after every step

    of the way and needless to say we have become friends for life. I cannot recommend EverTrek

    highly enough. Don’t think about this for too long - just do it. They’ll get there and you’ll never

    forget the experience. So,as soon as I have some pics ready

    I’ll upload and share but please do not hesitate to contact me while I’m still flying through

    thin air!!! Thanks again Andy and EverTrek.

    Alan Irwin

    customer reviews

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    Mt Toubkal - Roof of the North Weekender Destination:

    In a nutshell:

    Trip duration: 4 days

    Accommodation: 2 nights camping/1 night hotel/Riad

    Tour detail: 3 days trekking

    Max altitude: 4167m (13,671ft)

    Mt Toubkal has grown in popularity over the last 10 years but it’s still something of a hidden jewel in high altitude trekking at it lies so close to Europe.

    Although Mt Toubkal sits above 4000m, you can ascend

    quickly to the summit as long as you get back down once it’s completed. That’s why this quick 4 day ascent is possible maximising your weekend.

    You start your trek in the Imlil valley and camp under the

    stars in the high Atlas Mountains as we get closer to the

    historic Toubkal peak.

    There is nothing quite like watching the sunrise as you reach the summit of Mt Toubkal. The views are immense. It’s a

    challenging and tough climb but the views are worth it. You

    will have reached the roof of North Africa.

    “Toubkal is super accessible being

    so close to Europe. One of the best

    places to get your first test of high altitude ifg you are thinking of going

    higher to places like Everest Base

    Camp or Kilimanjaro.

    The itinerary we have created gives

    you ta chance to maximise your

    weekend. Although you never want

    to rush a 4000m peak, the itinerary

    is designed to summit and come

    down enough that altitude won’t

    really effect you.

    Andy Moore Head Yeti

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    what's iNcluded? Airport Pick-up and Drop-off service

    in a private vehicle

    1 nights B & B accommodation in Marrakech

    Return transfer to Imlil valley

    High quality tents.

    EverTrek pre trip support

    All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) on the trek

    All accommodation whilst on trek in Tent

    Pulse oximeters

    EverTrek First Aid Kits

    Qualified guides & mountain crew & their accommodation

    Pack animals for duffel bags and gear

    Boiled water on the mountain

    EverTrek Trip Planner & Access to our online programme

    EverTrekker T-shirt & Neck Buff

    15% discount with Cotswold Outdoor

    International flights to Morocco

    Meals at the hotel except breakfast and other mentioned meals

    Personal expenses including mineral water, and alcoholic drinks and beverages

    Tips for guides & porters

    Your altitude travel insurance

    Any other extended trips or additional accommodatio

    Gear for your climb, Some equipment is available for rent at the hotel.

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    What to expect on the trek

    Food & Accommodation

    When you think of a camping trip i’m sure tinned oranges and dried packet rations spring to mind.

    However, this is Morocco and the food is pretty damn good for where you are. You do have to

    remember where you are, the remote Atlast mountains and most of the ingredients used are locally

    sourced.

    All cooking equipment is taken with us onto the trek and then back out again. These are carried by our awesome team of provided at the camps or refuges on the trek. Meals are prepared by our local

    cook for the entire trip and consist of breakfast, lunch and dinner. A mix of local dishes keeping us

    fueled for the summit climb.

    Accommodation on the treks are in either tents or refuges at certain locations along the trails. All

    camping gear is carried by our mules/porters but you should bring along a decent sleeping bag and

    sleeping bag liner. Ohh and don’t forget your ear plugs.

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    When is the best time to go?

    Climbing in the Atlas mountains is available all year round. It depe