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Lower Eagle

Jebel el Kest, MOROCCO

Climbs 19 – Rocktype Quartzite – Altitude 1600m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
The main wall of this cliff dominates the upper Afantinzar valley opposite the village of Anammer. A magnificant cliff of flawless golden quartzite and one of the premier venues in the region. Routes are 200-300m long but easily and quickly reached from the road, giving it a somewhat 'cragging' feel. Immaculate routes with lots of character. Catches sun in afternoon. To descend head right to a rock ramp near the west end of the cliff, which leads down the scrubby hillside easily to the road.

Access notes
Park by the side of the Afantinzar road, near Anammer and the crag is obvious to the south, with the obvious black water streaked line of Black Beauty just left of centre. Exact parking location depends on which end of the cliff needs to be accessed - vicious, gnarly scrub below the centre of the cliff makes walking all the way along the base very difficult (10-20 minutes approach, 40 min descent).

Guidebooks
Morocco Rock (2012), Moroccan Anti Atlas North - Climbing on the North Side of Jebel el Kest (2010)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Keep to the LineVS  
2ChipieHVS  
3The Way of the Carpet SellerS *2
4The Great WhiteE1 1
5Donkey SerenadesVD 4
6Pink LadyVS 4c ***33
7Real Men Wear PinkVS  
8ImmacularderHVS  
9Black BeautyE1 5b ***18
 Climb nameGradex
10Moroccan GoldE2 5c ***9
11Pale and InterestingE1 5a ** 
12Another Day at the CoalfaceE1  
13HerbivoreE2  
14InfinityE4 5c ***1
15Artful DodgingVS  
16Sheaf O'clockS 2
17The Way of the GoatHVS  
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