Toubkal (Jbel Toubkal, Tubkal, توبقال‎ Tūbqāl, ⵜⵓⴱⵇⴰⵍ Tubkal)

Located in Morocco, Toubkal is a popular destination for hikers because it is a walkable climb with breathtaking views. During the summer, hikers can climb Toubkal without any technical difficulty, and guides can usually be hired to assist when needed. Hikers usually need a permit to climb the mountain and it is limited to 130 climbers a day.

Toubkal is located south of Marrakesh, in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco’s Toubkal National Park. It is just northeast of Ouanoukrim, which has the 2nd and 3rd highest peaks of the Atlas Mountains.

Toubkal National Park in springtime with Mount Toubkal, covered with snow and ice, Refuge Toubkal, starting point for hike to Jebel Toubkal, a highest peak of Atlas Mountains and Morocco | Igor Dymov

Country: Morocco

Mountain Range: Atlas Mountains

Elevation: 13,671 feet / 4,167 meters

First Ascent: The first recorded ascent was June 12th, 1923 by the European party of Marquis de Segonzac, Vincent Berger, and Hubert Dolbeau.

Fun Fact: Toubkal is the highest peak in the Atlas Mountains, and also the highest point in North Africa.

External Links

Five of the World’s Easiest Mountains to Climb


Toubkal Summit
Toubkal, highest mountain in North Africa
Kasbah du Tounkal, The quite village of Imlil, in The High Atlas Mountain of Morocco, Starting Point trekking to Toubkal Mountain
Toubkal Mountain
Mountain top Toubkal, Morocco
Toubkal National Park, High Atlas, Morocco
Descending from Jebel Toubkal, highest mountain in Northern Africa, High Atlas covered in snow in spring, Morocco, Africa
Hiking to the summit of Jebel Toubkal, highest mountain of Morocco. | Ondrej Bucek
Night Time over Jebel Toubkal Base Camp | UnfoundMatt

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