Showing Tag: "morocco" (Show all posts)

Moroccan Magic

Posted by Rob Wills on Monday, March 9, 2015, In : Morocco 
Greetings and Salutations - Just back from a two week trip to Morocco's high Atlas.

Nelter Refuge

If you’re into your into your ski mountaineering then book your flight out to Marrakech NOW!!!!!. The snow is stunning, snow line is about 300 metres above Sidi Chammharouch and there's lots of it. Routes down from peaks that haven’t been skied for a few years are getting done. I met a fellow Austrian guide who had been on a 10 days tour, finishing at the Netler refuge.

Anyroad enough waxing ...

Continue reading ...
 

Winter is coming

Posted by Rob WIlls on Friday, December 20, 2013, In : Winter 2014 

Seasonal greetings and salutations, now if your wondering what’s been keeping occupied over the last few months cast your eyes on the trio of Strat-tastic beauties, one from each decade, which decades ??? I’ll let you work that one out, answers on a post card.


Well we’ve had an interesting start to the winter season, with some quite good short lived conditions in Scotland, now back to milder weather.

The Alps have had early season snow falls, and friend have been out and about skii...


Continue reading ...
 

Morocco Ice Climbing

Posted by Rob Wills on Sunday, February 24, 2013, In : Morocco 

Restraunte at the end of the universe, and F Z at The Hamersmith Odeon 1975.

 

Oh and Morocco mountaineering  Jan /Feb 2013.


So folks here once more are the scores on the doors, and still no sign of the Lizard king.

I’ve just spent the last 2 weeks in Morocco, based at the Toubkal Refuge, working for Ambleside based company Adventure Peaks. The team for the first week were Frances, Freddy, and Julian Zappa. We all met at the Hotel Imillichil, which is located in the Hivernage area of ...


Continue reading ...
 

Morocco bound!

Posted by Rob on Wednesday, January 30, 2013,

Just a quick update on what’s been going down over the past few weeks. I’ve been working on the final stages of the rope access job in Sheffield, which we have now completed. Thanks to Pete “Baldy locks” Stapley, Gav “ The Baron “ Mc Crae, and Will “cockle picker” Mallaby for their wit and enthusiasm, a great team to work with, also Jamie Williams, site manager, for looking after us, and doing a great job at housekeeping, and taking some fantastic pics.

 

Conditions in Scotl...


Continue reading ...
 

Salamwalaykoom - Welcome to Morocco

Posted by Rob Wills on Saturday, March 17, 2012, In : Expedition 
 

Salamwalaykoom, Welcome to Morocco madness and the Toubkal two step trot.

The team all flew into Marrakech from Manchester on Saturday 25th feb, 3 and half hrs later there we were there, and there I was, 33 years after hitching down to Marrakech to the sound of Crosby, Stills, and Nash ringing in my ears. Things HAD changed…….. We got in quite late so got straight into the Hotel Le Grand Imilchil, which is about 20 mins from the airport, and about 20 mins from the main drag, so if your ...


Continue reading ...
 
 

Alpine Blog

Facebook page is updated regularly when I'm in the Alps in Summer - letting you know what's in nick and getting done and what's downright dangerous.

Keep checking back throughout the year for updates on Scottish Winter Climbing and Expeditions too.