Adventure: Hiking Mount Toubkal In Morocco

The Times and The Sunday Times (April 21, 2023) – A century on from the first ascent of Morocco’s highest peak, Mount Toubkal, our writer takes on the extraordinary hike for himself.

Mount Toubkalmountain peak that is the highest point (13,665 feet [4,165 metres]) in Morocco and in the Atlas Mountains. The peak is situated 40 miles (60 km) south of Marrakech in the High Atlas (Haut Atlas). Juniper forests covering the mountain’s higher slopes are succeeded by alpine meadows, whereas the lower slopes have been extensively overgrazed. 


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