My girlfriend and I are planning a climbing trip to Morocco next April, mainly the Todra Gorge area, and I was wondering if anyone had any handy tips for climbing there and just general advice on Morocco and cool s**t to see else where?
They will lend you a copy of the hand produced guide. Its photocopied and amateurish but its all that was available at the time. Very friendly people in Morocco but keep your wits about you!
Any second opinions realisticly on how much gear to take? we want to do some good multi-pitches obviously I don't want to over pack either.
Since this thread's here, I'm going to hijack the "general advice" bit. Among other things, we've been wondering about big, nontechnical, multi-day routes in the High Atlas. Toubkal is the obvious one - but is there anything else in the same vein?
Most of the routes are well bolted sport routes, so a single rope and a 12-14 quickdraws should be enough also for the multipitch routes. There are some trad routes, where I assume there are some pins and horns, so a set of nuts, a handful of cams and a half-dozen slings should be ok for those.
The multi-pitch routes are walk down, so you can't stash anything at the bottom of the route. So take a small pack or two for your approach shoes and food & water. Headlamps (+spare batteries) are also a must, as it gets very dark in the evening & night.
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