White White Baby!
All is still white white baby! And we’re loving it.
Join Moon Monkey this Sunday, February 17th, and let’s snowshoe in the largest nature reserve, not only in Lebanon but also in the Middle East!
Al Chouf Cedars nature reserve aka Arz El Barouk, represents 5 per cent of the Lebanese territory, and 70 per cent of its green area, how about seeing it all white!?
About the Hike
The hike is a loop. We start hiking at 1584m above sea level, exploring the wide diversity all around: from frozen lakes, old cedar trees presenting the south border of “Cedrus Libani” on earth, to juniper trees, oaks, pines, etc…
The reserve presents a mix of cultural and natural heritage, offering a view on Moukhtara, and Al Mir Palace.
Distance 7.6 km
Duration 4 to 5 hrs
Level Easy to Moderate
Minimum Elevation 1584m
Maximum Elevation 1785m
Cumulative Elevation 201m
/ Let’s meet and ride!
We will meet up at Forum de Beirut, at 8:30 a.m. SHARP.
We go together by cars. We can share each other’s cars, so carpooling is an option.
/ Gear up with
- Hiking shoes (Gortex), hiking pants (waterproof)
- Hiking poles.
- Fleece, jacket, etc…
- Gloves (liner)
- 1.5 L of water
- Sunscreen protection
- Garbage bags
- Snacks (dried fruits, dark chocolate, energy bars, Taqa Bar, Tuna can etc…)
- Insurance card.
- ID or passport.
Snowshoeing gear will be shared at the starting point.
Pets are not allowed in Nature Reserves.
Oh, and most of all, turn the monkey mode ON!
//Fees – Please bring the right amount of change.
Including // Mountain guides / First aid assistance / Snowshoeing gear / Reserve entrance
Excluding // Insurance//
//Booking is essential!
Book your spot by clicking on the reservation button below, and filling the registration form.
Please inform us in case of cancellation at least two days prior to the event. Last minute cancellation is not really appreciated.
If you have any queries, don’t hesitate to call Lama/ 70 39 89 56, or Edwin / 71 61 21 18