Tag Archives: oukaimeden

Louis Parkinson’s Quest For New Moroccan Lines

We’re excited that the huge bouldering area at Oukaimeden has been getting a lot more attention lately with many climbers from around the world visiting, climbing, and see all it has to offer. It truly is an amazing place and a world-class bouldering destination that is relatively unknown until more recently. Thousands of boulders, beautiful […]

Heating up in Marrakech, cool off in the mountains

The weather has started to really heat up in Marrakech hovering between 25 C and 32 C during the day.  That means that one of the best ways to escape the heat is to get up into the high mountains.  Although a lot of the snow is continuing to melt off of the high peaks, […]

Dreaming of Oukaimeden

Sit down start. Tiny diagonal finger crack rising from right to left. Bad feet. Reach, Bump, Core up! This is my current, open, boulder project in Oukaimeden in the Colony sector. This problem looks easy and stays pretty low to the ground but the moves are hard. This is the boulder project that currently consumes […]

Bouldering in the High Atlas at Oukaimeden

There is a history of some bouldering activity primarily with the CAF who have a nice refuge in the nearby town. We’ve taken a number of trips to the area and have already discovered some great lines with countless more to be explored and huge boulders as far as the eye can see. The area […]
Oukaimeden Rock Climbing View

Rock Climbing in the High Atlas

Morocco is an amazing country with beauty everywhere but one of the problems we come across with trying to rock climb year round and guide trips year round is the weather. Most of the year, there are great places to climb in in beautiful weather but the summer can sometimes be very hot in the […]