Overseas Expeditions 

North Wales Climbing offers bespoke rock climbing expeditions to selected destinations.  You are paying for a fully qualified and experienced leader to instruct, guide and most importantly keep you safe during your trip.  All leaders will be familiar with the destination and be invaluable in unlocking its secrets for you.

Morocco 2012/2013

Morocco is a fantastic destination not only for climbing but for cultural experience.  It offers a wide variety of rock climbing to suit most abilities.  Whether you are in to bouldering, bolted climbing or full on adventure trad climbing there will be something to suit.  The ultimate adventure holiday!

Details:

Trip duration:  1-2 weeks depending on your requirements

Dates:  Dates can be planned to suit you however best times to go are from October to mid November and January to end of April.

Base:  Tafroute in the Anti-Atlas mountains.  This area has a wide variety climbs for all abilites and styles.

Itinerary:  This will be designed entirely on your wishes but can include any or all of the following elements:

  • Bouldering
  • Single pitched granite climbing - trad or bolted
  • Mutli pitched granite trad rock climbing
  • Multi pitched quartzite trad rock climbing
  • Hill walking
  • General sight seeing / cultural experience

Experience:  Tafroute and the surrounding area have a plethora of rock climbs from granite bouldering to long mountain trad climbs on fantastic quartzite.  To get the most out of the climbing it is best to have had a moderate amount of climbing experience in the UK.  You should be able to belay confidently and be familar with the basic climbing techniques.

Aim of the trip:  This is completely up to you!  Our leaders can act as instructors, teaching you how to be self sufficient mountaineers or guides focused on leading you where you want to go.  Whatever you decide you are guaranteed to come away having gained vast amount of skills and knowledge.

What you are paying for:  This is not an all inclusive holiday.  You are paying for a leader to ensure you have a fantastic trip, keep you safe and assist you throughout you expedition.  They will be your personal climbing instructor for the duration of your stay.  North Wales Climbing will also provide all technical equipment such as ropes, climbing hardwear, 1st aid equipment.

Where will you stay:  Again this is up to you.  We can offer advice on where to stay depending on your budget but this is not included in the price.  A point to note is that accomodation in Tafroute is VERY cheap.  It is possible to stay in clean basic hotels for around £3 per person per night!

Getting there:  Cheap flights can be purchased to Agadir easily.  We would aim to meet centrally in the UK and travel together if possible.  This allows for general kit checks etc and allows us to travel on quickly once in Agadir.  Travel from Agadir to Tafroute takes around 3-4 hours by road. 

Cost:    Based on 2 people staying for 1 week -         Cost per person = £700.00

This cost includes a days climbing instruction in North Wales prior to your expedition.

What is not included in the price:  The following are not included in the price

  • Flights to and from the UK
  • Accomodation whilst in Morocco
  • Food
  • Travel in country (these cost will be minimal)
  • Personal insurance
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