/ Morocco Trip
Any advice on places to visit/stay/where to climb would be great, I'm probably going to be going alone so might need to find a partner whilst I'm there.
I'm not sure there's much you could do with only a day based out of Marrakech.
All the climbing I am aware of is a days travel away from Marrakesh either to the North where there is some "Sport" or to the South and Jebel el Kest which is predominantly trad. Finding a partner out there could also be problematical. I was in Jebel el Kest for two weeks and didn't see another single climber.
The only place i've heard of near Marrakesh is Todra Gorge
http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/page.php?id=766 Ukc did a destination article. But it's says it's 5-8 hours from Marrakesh...so probably not worth it for a single day. If you could do 2 days or more, might be worth the trip.
The rest of the developed climbing afaik is in the anti-atlas mountains and is definite trip in it's self (i'd totally recommend it!) but literally nothing for non-climbers or even rest days ;)
yeah good point. Would need to give the GF a crash course in belaying...finding a partner is a slim possibility. Might be able to arrange it online, but at least in the south, if you rock up at the crag ...you'll be alone :)
agree with everyone else you aint going to get anything done with just a day and in Marrakesh
Check out www.climbmorocco.com - a great website and guiding company run by two Americans based in Marrakech. They're probably your best bet for finding venues / partners in that part of Morocco.
Thanks for all the tips, going to email the ClimbMorocco guys and maybe go solo with those guys!
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