SUMMIT THE HIGHEST PEAK IN THE ARAB WORLD ON AN ULTRA-EXCLUSIVE SIX-DAY ADVENTURE.
This is high-performance hiking at its absolute best. But Morocco is far more than just epic peaks, and this is your chance to experience it all. This exclusive trip features the best in healthful local cuisine, traditional hammam and deep recovery, with cultural experiences of the highest order. All of this plus expert Equinox Tier X coaching and an extraordinary team of local guides to assist you every step of the way.
CLIMB MT. TOUBKAL—AND RISE ABOVE EVERY EXPECTATION.
Expert local guides and your Tier X Coach will lead you from the lush river valley, up mule tracks and along sloping screes to the summit of Mt. Toubkal. Standing at an altitude of 13,671 ft / 4,167 m, Mt. Toubkal—and its majestic peak—will be yours to savor, along with the well-earned sense of accomplishment. This is life above it all.
Tier X Coach: Adam Werdenschlag
Adam is a veteran Tier X Coach who has worked with Equinox for the past 19 years, 9 as a Tier X Coach. He has a BS in Kinesiology, is certified in ACSM, Precision Nutrition Level 2 and USAW Olympic weightlifting. He is an avid adventure sports athlete having hiked all over the world from Mt. Kilimanjaro to the Ring of Steall.
Guide: Mohamed Toudaoui
Mohamed Toudaoui is a second-generation mountain guide on Toubkal and the co-founder of the first and oldest trekking company in the area. His team of certified wilderness first aid trained guides are working to advance development, training and social justice in the region through sustainable tourism. A member of the Federation Royale de Ski et Montagne, Mohamed has climbed Toubkal more than 100 times.
UNPRECEDENTED LUXURY. WHERE YOU LEAST EXPECT IT.
At Equinox Explore we understand how the perfect hotel can enrich the journey. Your stay at the Kasbah Bab Ourika will be devoted to undisrupted comfort and exceptional natural beauty. Our rustic mountain refuge is rugged and without frills, but full of unexpected comforts like cozy fireplaces and luxe bedding. Arrival in Marrakech means the incomparable El Fenn and its hideaway nooks, terraces and gardens.
Moroccan cuisine packs powerhouse nutrients and flavor into fortifying dishes ideal for a day of adventure. Rich with spices, whole grains, nuts, seeds, oils and dried fruits, the traditional dishes are as wholesome as they are enticing, with cooking styles and ingredients that draw from the country’s long history and Mediterranean and Atlantic coastlines.
ANCIENT TRADITION MEETS SCIENCE-BASED REGENERATION.
Your trip marries high performance with deep, focused rejuvenation. Private sessions with your Tier X Coach will help you go well beyond the physical. From mindful breathing sessions, authentic hammam, and restorative yoga, every touch, every detail, every moment is so thoughtfully curated, you have to experience it to truly understand it.
REFRESH YOUR PERSPECTIVE. DISCOVER SOMETHING NEW.
Morocco lies at the crossroads of exotic past and stylish present. Ochre-hued facades. Aromatic mint tea. Cool courtyards. Sun-drenched bazaars. Go beyond the Morocco you’ve read about. Unexpected local tastes, landscapes and architecture—all set to breathtaking views of the surrounding Atlas mountains.
Ceramics Artist: Bouchra Boudoua
Bouchra Boudoua is an artist and designer based in Marrakech. A graduate of Central Saint Martins School of Design in London, Bouchra works with local potters to reinterpret traditional designs, creating modern ceramics based in age-old technique. In collaboration with Equinox Explore, Bouchra has curated an artisan tour of Marrakech’s ancient medina.