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Backpacking & Abseiling Expedition - RAK

Adventurati Outdoor
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This is the trip you have been waiting for. Backpacking and abseiling through dry wadi surrounded by high walls and giant boulders. One of the most exciting and unique routes in Jabal Jais. Surrounded by like-minded adventurers and overwhelmed by the breathtaking nature and view of the rocky mountains this your chance to step outside your comfort zone simply because ADVENTURE IS LIVING!

*This will be our last excursion this season that involves rope work and abseiling.

On this trip you will learn to navigate your way through the mountain carrying your sleeping bag, food, water, and tent in your backpack. It is the test of endurance and will that will make all the difference.

This trip is not to be taken lightly and is physically demanding so an adventurous spirit and good will is needed.

The route itself is semi-technical requiring your full attention in navigating in an semi alpine rocky terrain. Some of the challenges will be climbing metal chains, climbing across steep cliff to be rewarded with a camp spot with majestic views over looking RAK lower part of Jabal Jais.

The plan is to start early noon and reach the campsite around sunset after a few hours of climbing (with breaks and safety set ups/depends on group pace).

This is an intermediate trip and carrying your heavy backpack makes it challenging but enjoyable. It requires good fitness and cardio. Some bouldering part is challenging so a good understanding of this nature is required. The number of attendees is limited to a small group to keep a good pace.

Difficulty level of these canyons is 7 out of 10.
Rope skills will be taken care of by the guides. No water involved.
Expected duration of hike with minimal stops around 4/5hours.
• Distance to cover 6km.
• Involves: Steep climbing in certain areas, scrambling and bouldering, parts with loose rocks, gentle stretches.
• Depending on your gear your backpack weight could reach up to 10/12kg.

Strictly no smoking on hikes.

❍ Friday
• Meeting point at 12:30pm at ADNOC petrol station on Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed road: https://goo.gl/maps/QBkircxSWB12
(Those moving from Dubai have to move no later than 11:30am)
• Reach the wadi in RAK at approximately 1:30pm
• Turkey Sandwich during hike with trail mix bag.
• 4/5 hours of climbing to the camping spot
(with breaks and safety set ups/depends on group pace)

❍ Saturday:
• Early light breakfast
• Hike back to the bottom of the wadi approx 4/5 hours
(with breaks and safety set ups/depends on group pace)
• Leave RAK 1:00pm approximate arrival in Dubai 3:00pm
*Timing are guidelines and subject to change due to group pace and external factors.
*Timing are guidelines and subject to change due to group pace and external factors.

600AED per person

• 1 trail mix pack for the hike with sandwich, 1 breakfast, backpacking dinner.
• Experienced and certified mountain Guide
• Assistant Guides
• First Aid
• Light weight tent/ Sharing 2 person per tent
• Harness and Helmet provided
• Sleeping bags available upon request or bring your own.
• Sleeping matt available upon request or bring your own.
• Usage of climbing gear, ropes, safety gear.

*Note: If you are a vegetarian kindly notify us in 3 days in advance.
(For any other diet specifications or food allergies, feel free to bring your own)

• Backpack (at least 36L size)
• Transportation (Car pooling will be arranged)
• Water (You can get at the petrol station next to meeting point)

• Escape to nature and explore new area
• Exciting Adventure and proper outdoor workout
• Learn new skills
• Connect with like minded adventurers
• Achieve New Goals


Booking via www.Adventurati-Outdoor.com

• A Must: Backpack (Recommended with good shoulder and waist strap - at least 36L size)
• Hiking boots (recommended with ankle support)
• Sunscreen, hat and sunglasses
• Energy bars and snacks
• Minimum 4 litres of water/hydration drinks
(recommended using water bladder)
• Basic Aid kit (Advil, band aid, antiseptic, hand sanitiser, wet wipes, etc)
• Extra shirt, towel, flip-flops (for after the hike)


❍ Transportation
Carpooling system is best way when organising community event. Once we have confirmation for those attending we will manage seats and make sure everyone has a ride. Make sure you sign up on the Car sharing sheet to confirm your ride (will be shared with those confirmed/completed payment)

By completing booking of this trip, you acknowledge full responsibility of understanding and agreeing to waiver as described in link herewith:

❍ Terms & Conditions:
Strictly, No Refund for Cancelation

❍ Weather Condition:
Adventurati Outdoor has the right to cancel trip without notice due to sudden change in weather condition that might affect the overall safety of everyone joining. If the cancelation has been made by operator side, all participants will be refunded.