Reset, recharge... Jebel MGoun via Oest and Aghouri (Oughri)

Reset, recharge... Jebel MGoun via Oest and Aghouri (Oughri)

My tent in the Arouse Valley....

As expected Ali Ait Itchu put together an amazing itinerary that  was  full of local flavour, no holds barred! Ali's crew (Issa, Ismael, Mustafa) was brilliant and the experience epic.

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Our itinerary:

Day 1) Marrakesh airpot to Agouti in the bouguemez valley

Day 2) Agouti to Arouse valley (the afternoon free to explore the awesome Arouse Gorge)

Day 3) Arouse to Tarkeddit Refuge (2910m) via Tizi Agouri (n'Oughri) (3400m)

Day 4) Ascent of Mgoun (4068m) via the subsidiary peak of Mgoun Oest (3978m) and a spectacular ridge walk to the summit. Then down to Camping near the wadi M’Goun (Oulilimt)

Day 5) Wadi M’Goun / Oulilimt to Tighremi n-Ait Ahmed

Day 6) Tighremi n-Ait Ahmed to Tabant via the Aït-Imi Pass (2905m)

Day 7) Drive back to Marrakesh.As for how epic the journey was... I'l let the pictures paint that for you.

The beacons of Gondor

The beacons of Gondor

No thank you we do not need a spring...