Bikepacking in Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains
If you’re thinking of bikepacking in Morocco, you’re in for a real treat. Berber culture, diverse landscapes and a warm welcome awaits. For a flavour of an 18 day or cycle touring trip in the High Atlas Mountains, (10 days riding) during December 2014 and another trip to the Anti Atlas area the previous year, you’re in the right place.
Flying to Marrakesh or Agadir? Here’s how we packed the bikes using CTC bags.
Stories about bikepacking in Morocco
Marrakech and a change of plan Part 1
We flew to Marrakech, then due to inclement weather, took a bus to Agadir and rode to Ouarzazate via snow capped Toubkal, the highest peak in North Africa. Find out what it’s like cycling around the city of Marrakech in search of a bike shop for a couple of repairs and getting a bus to Agadir. Read on…
Agadir to Taroudant Part 2
Taroudant to Ouled Berhill Part 3
Ouled Berhill to Aoulouz Part 4
Bikepacking in Southern Morocco
30 miles from the Algerian border, we found ourselves at an oasis in the Saharan desert. It was Christmas Eve 2013. Click on the link below to read the story.
More Stories and tips about Bikepacking in Morocco’s Anti Atlas Mountains
Part 1 The Bikes of Taroudant
Part 2 The Hungry Biker
Part 3 Oranges and Breeze Blocks
Part 4 Between the Peaks
Part 5 And the Mountains Beckoned
Part 6 The Long and Winding Road
Carpets Camels Goats and Rocks