This challenge offers a difficult but hugely rewarding trek, combining breathtaking mountain scenery with the colour and splendour of Morocco.
Morocco is a land steeped in mythology and mysticism, a spectacular and diverse land. In the heart of it lies the magnificent High Atlas mountain range, the home of Jebel Toubkal; one North Africa's tallest peaks at a towering 4,167m high.
Trekking for 5 to 8 hours per day will be tough but incredibly rewarding as you walk across peaks scattered with isolated, picturesque Berber villages. Reaching the top of this majestic mountain signifies the peak of your challenge. You will scramble and climb over the loose rock and massive, obstructive boulders of Jebel Toubkal. The challenge finishes in the fascinating and atmospheric city of Marrakech, where the Berber villagers and southern tribesmen bring their wares to the souks.
The following items are included in the cost of the challenge:
This is an open challenge which means you can take part and raise funds for any of the charities listed. The payment options are explained below.
Minimum sponsorship option
This option requires you to pay the above registration fee at the time of booking and pledge to raise a minimum amount of sponsorship for your nominated charity. The charity will then cover the full cost of the challenge out of the sponsorship you raise. The amount retained by the charity varies between challenges - full details are included in the challenge information pack.
Self funder option
This option requires you to pay a registration fee at the time of booking and pay the final balance to cover the full cost of the challenge before your departure. As you have covered the full cost of the challenge yourself, 100% of any fundraising is kept by the charity - full details are included in the challenge information pack.
Full details of all funding options are included in the challenge information pack we'll send you - just select a charity and complete the request form.
High Atlas Summit Trek is an open challenge which means you can take part and raise funds for any of the charities listed. To get started, just select a charity and complete the request form to get full details about the challenge and payment options.
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