Gravity Enduro. Trail riding the High Atlas Mountains

Trail riding the High Atlas Mountains

This trip through the Atlas Mountains is a must for any avid rider searching for great riding and new experiences in an exotic location like no other.
Exceptional trails that will allow you to discover this wonderful country and the legendary hospitality of the Berber people. 4×4 transfers take us to the trail head to maximize as much as possible riding on cherry picked single-tracks which connect a multitude of beautiful Berber villages.
At the end of the stages we will stay overnight at the famous gites, family run mountains hostels brimming with authentic local atmosphere.
A life experience, way more than just biking.

Itinerary

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Day 1. – Arrival to Marrakech

Arrival to Marrakech airport and transfer to our hotel.
Overnight at 3* hotel in the city


Day 2. – Amezmiz Region

Departure by 4×4 to Amizmiz where we begin our ride surrounded by a stunning landscape where a wide high plateau contrast with the snow-capped Atlas mountains peaks. We begin with a varied terrain of piste and single-track crossing Berber villages, crops and terraces of barley and almonds. In the afternoon a short transfer takes us to a unspoiled and beautiful downhill through a ridge of fine gravel to the bottom of the valley

Total : Mtb 32 km / Dénivelée: + 540 m / – 1940m
Physical difficulty 4/5 ; Technical difficulty 4/5
Night in gite


Day 3. – Wirgane Region

A super-stage in the wildest heart of the Berber country with a good hike up to the pass, rewarded by an endless downhill on first class trails. The climb up to the pass of 2200m will be assisted by the local 4×4 ‘the mules’ that will carry our bikes.

Total : Mtb 32 km / Dénivelée: + 880 m / – 2400m
Physical difficulty 4/5 ; Technical difficulty 5/5
Trek up to the col: 2hr. aprox
Night in gite


Day 4. – L’oukaimden Region

We move to the region of Oukaimden next to the Toubkal National Park in the High Atlas. Waiting for us many great trails that start in this ski resort with a full alpine landscape and finish in the fertile valleys of Asni, Ourika and Tahnaout.

Total : Mtb 38 km / Dénivelée: + 440 m / – 1940m
Physical difficulty 4/5 ; Technical difficulty 4/5
Night in refuge CAF (club alpin français)


Day 5. – L’oukaimden Region

Starting from our refuge we begin a route already famous for its fast and flowy trails running through dark gray slopes of slippery gravel and finishing on beautiful landscapes full of red earth gullies that makes it so appealing. One Fine Day.

Total : Mtb 36 km / Dénivelée: + 480 m / – 1960m
Physical difficulty 4/5 ; Technical difficulty 3/5
Night in refuge CAF (club alpin français)


Day 6. – Tikla Valley

Super epic enduro day. 4×4 transfer to trail head . Magical roller coaster journey through time forgotten valleys .Exciting rivercrossings passing Berber villagers washing clothes riverside . Amazing pine forest descent to finish.

Total : Mtb 30 km / Dénivelée: + 530 m / – 1600m
Physical difficulty 4/5 ; Technical difficulty 3/5
Night in ryad in Marrakech


Day 7. – Free day in Marrakech

Free day to enjoy this magical imperial city. Its palaces, its famous Jemaa el Fna square, the souk, the crazy nights in the new city and much more. We could even arrange a street ride in the city.


Day 8. – Return Flight

Transfer to the airport for the return flight.

What’s Included

  • Trasfers airport – hotel – mtb stages – hotel – airport
  • Local guide, driver, 4 X 4 assistance
  • 3* hotel in Marrakech on double rooms sharing basis
  • Full board during mtb route, include mineral water.
  • Full board during mtb route, include mineral water.
  • Amigo Adventures guide for the whole trip


What’s not Included

  • Flights and taxes
  • Insurance (mandatory)
  • Drinks and personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Meals in Marrakech
  • Bike hire from160 € week


Bookings and information

Call: +34 650 09 90 80 or e-mail us using the contact form on the bottom of the front page.