The Costs

£520 for 6 days in March (Winter)

What's included:

  • Professional UK Mountain Leaders
  • Guides 3 minimum (2 are local Berbers). 4 in March
  • Superb local food
  • Specialist equipment (Poles, crampons, ice axes & helmets - UK supplied)
  • Safety equipment (First Aid kit, emergency shelter, etc)
  • Meals on the mountain
  • A luxurious refuge
  • Mules to transfer kit up and down from the refuge (and porters when snow bound)
  • Comprehensive advice about what to do and bring

What's not included:

  • Flight
  • Accommodation
  • Internal transfers
  • Personal Insurance
  • Food when not on the trail or in the refuge
  • Bottled water
  • Tips (it is tradition to tip Berber guides well - allow £25-£30)
  • Personal Equipment
  • Inoculations

No hidden costs

The estimates:
  • Guides, mules, porters, etc (as detailed above) - £520
  • Flight (early booking Easy Jet Gatwick, Stansted or Manchester to Marrakech return) - £150-£250
  • Extra Hold luggage/item - £33
  • Accommodation and transfers in country (estimate) - £160
  • Meals off the mountain, drinking water throughout & hot showers on the mountain - £75
  • Tips for Moroccan guides, chefs, mule man & driver (this is a Berber tradition) - £25
  • New personal kit. I can offer some trade discounts with certain retailers - up to 20% (Note: the winter trek requires B1 grade boots for use with crampons)
  • Inoculations - Unknown


To reserve a place e mail Richard on

A place will be secured once you have booked your flight.

Unguided Visits

If you fancy visiting Marrakech and the Atlas Mountains in a small group or with family and only wish to use the in-country agent Mohamed we can organise that.

We have already organised several family trips in this way.