Skiing in Morocco

If you are looking for unusual places to ski, look no further than skiing in Morocco, which offers six ski resorts with lifts and they are all located in the Atlas Mountains. The two best ski resorts in Morocco serves up high altitude winter sports including skiing, snowboarding and ski touring. Morocco boasts excellent snowy ski slopes which start at 2,600 m (8,500ft) on the Atlas Mountains.

The highest ski resort in Morocco is Oukaïmeden at an altitude of 3,268 m. It has the highest slope and the highest ski lift in Morocco. Oukaïmeden ski resort in Morocco is also the most well-known. It is a mere 80 km (50 miles) from wonderful Marrakesh. The ski season in Morocco can last from December to mid – March if snow conditions are favourable.

Oukaïmeden – is located in Tensift-El Haouz, Marrakesh, Morocco, Africa

  • The distance from the ski resort to the nearest village and town is: Oukaïmeden 1.5 km
  • Skiing and snowboarding
  • 10 km of slopes
  • 7 ski lifts – moving 4,800 passengers per hour
  • Elevations are between 2,610 m – 3,268 m
  • There are 5 km of beginner runs, 3 km of intermediate and 2 km for advanced skiers
  • A valley run
  • Other sports facilities offered
  • Summer season
  • 2.6 stars out of 5
  • Ski season is from early January until mid-March

Jbel Hebri – is located in Meknès-Tafilalet, Morocco, Africa

  • The nearest village and town to the ski resort is: Ifrane
  • Skiing and snowboarding
  • 1 km of slopes
  • 1 ski lift
  • Elevations are between 1,950 m – 2,090 m
  • There are 0 km of beginner runs, 1 km of intermediate and 0 km for advanced skiers
  • A valley run
  • Summer season
  • Ski season is from early January until mid-March

Michlifen – is located in Meknès-Tafilalet, Morocco, Africa

  • The nearest village and town to the ski resort is: Ifrane
  • Skiing and snowboarding
  • 1 km of slopes
  • 2 ski lifts – moving 1200 passengers per hour
  • Elevations are between 1,880 m – 2,060 m
  • There are 0.6 km of beginner runs, 0.4 km of intermediate and 0 km for advanced skiers
  • A valley run
  • Summer season
  • 2.0 stars out of 5
  • Ski season is from early January until mid-March

Azrou – is located in Ifrane, Morocco, Africa

  • The nearest village and town to the ski resort is: Ifrane
  • Skiing and snowboarding
  • 1 km of slopes
  • 1 ski lift
  • Elevations are between 1,800 m – 2,000 m
  • There are 1 km of beginner runs, 0 km of intermediate and 0 km for advanced skiers
  • A valley run
  • Ski season is from early January until mid-March

Skiing and snowboarding in Morocco certainly offers you a unique skiing experience. It’s reported that a company in Dubai, plans to develop the ski resort of Oukaïmeden and make it into a “world class ski resort” so watch this space!

What else can you do in Morocco? This North African country has coastlines on the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. It boasts both European and Arabian cultures, fused together into this sultry country.

After you have enjoyed your skiing in Morocco, you can make your way to Marrakesh and immerse yourself in the medieval quarter and be transported back in time. In the daily, lively markets (souks) you can buy 101 different items ranging from jewellery, metal home wares and ceramics. Visit the capital of Morocco which is Rabat and a must tour is the Royal Fort which was built in the 12th century. There are many interesting sightseeing buildings, which are behind high walls without windows called Kasbah’s, which protected cities from invaders.

Sightseeing and skiing in Morocco merges two worlds into one!