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Jebel el Kest, MOROCCO

Climbs 5 – Rocktype Quartzite – Altitude 1235m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
Three separate summits just beyond Ogogn, with high southern faces and a sloping northern ramp which is used to descend into the gully between these cliffs and The Fortress, down a well trodden Berber trail. Some really good long mountain excursions, though can get very hot, even in the winter months.

Access notes
Accessed from the Samazar Valley track near Tamdakrt (or from Tafraoute direction down the Samazar hairpins). Park at a bend in the track just beyond Ogogn, which leads west, contouring across the hillside. The base of the cliffs can b reached in about 20 minutes.

Tafraout - Rock Climbing in Morocco's Anti-Atlas (2013), 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
1West ButtressVS ** 
2Spirito LiberoHVS * 
 Climb nameGradex
3Goldrush DihedralE1 ***2
4Scimitar ridgeVS 5a ***17
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