Jebel Sahro (April 2014) -- Part 2: From Tizi nTagourt to Qualaat Mgouna

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Map.

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(Trek itinerary is in red dotted line. Big red dots labeled by numbers designate night camps.)

 

Approaching Tizi n′Tagourt.

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Canyon between Tizi n′Tagourt and Bab n′Ali.

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Rock formations before reaching Bab n′Ali.

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Rock towers of Bab n′Ali.

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Cliffs above the small hamlet of Amguis, where we spent night #4.

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View from my tent at dusk in Amguis.

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Along the riverbed of Assif Amguis (mostly dry at that time of the year) between Amguis and Ighazoun.

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Still in the riverbed of Assif Amguis, with the cliffs of Imaoun n′Ougounka visible in the center-left of the photo.

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Arriving at Ighazoun, with Tassigdelt Si el-Haj visible in the background.

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Cliff of Tassigselt Si el-Haj.

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Approaching the village Tifdassine.

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Small village of Akerkour a few kilometers before reaching Tajalajt where we spent night #5.

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Small oasis between Tajalajt and Tizi n′Ait Ouzzine, with crumbling kasbah.

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Reaching Tizi n′Ait Ouzzine.

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Well at our campsite #6 near Tagmout.

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Looking south from Tizi Tagmout. Our campsite #6 was in the green patch visible on the left of the photo.

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Looking north from Tizi Tagmout.

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Short halt at a small water source.

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Another well further north.

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Last hill before reaching Qalaat Mgouna.

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Finally Qalaat Mgouna was getting close. It was a very hot day. Only the foothills of the Atlas mountain are visible on the other side of the town.

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Click on the following links to see photos of other sections of the trip:

- Jebel Sahro, Part 1: from n′Ouarg Valley to Tizi n′Tagourt,

- Central Atlas, Part 1: from Qalaat Mgouna to Assif Imejdag,

- Central Atlas, Part 2: from Assif Imejdag to Zawyat Ahancal.

 

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