Morocco - Oukaimeden
Oukaimeden is the Moroccan ski resort at 2650m.The ski chairs take you up to 3243m where the
views of the surrounding mountains and valleys is a must. If
there's no snow, take a bike to the top!
The village has 6 T- Bars and 1 chair lift. Toubkal is about 10 miles northeast of here. Or you can
ascend the mountain
The off-piste is endless, giving you days to discover the hidden
valleys which are connected by mules through out the year. Here
the views of the surrounding mountains will open up new places
This small lift infrastructure gives you the lift into the High
Atlas were you can find untracked powder through the white oasis
by digging out of your sack your snow rackets and sticks. The
off-piste is endless, giving you days to discover the hidden
valleys which are connected by mules through out the year. So
get some snow-rackets and get on up here. Or you can
rent ski and snowboard equipment on arrival. Probably one of the most orginal places to go skiing or snowboarding in the world.
If you would like to book a few days in this resort while you fill your days with the adventures in these mountains; the first hotel to be made in the high altitude sports village of Oukaimeden is where you could be staying.
Chez Yuyu is the image of
good health. It was the first hotel to be made in this high
altitude sports village which is under the hour from Marrakech.
It is being run by a French man called J.P. Loubet.
The Hotel has a well stocked bar and fabolus restaurant. At
this altitude be careful. The effects from one beer can be very
strong at 2650m.
The Hotel has 18 Bedrooms which are all heated by a central
heating system which is needed through those cold winter nights.