• Aaqoura
  • Lebanon

Dear Polyathletes and friends, join us on Sunday, January 13th, 2019 to explore Aqoura and Laklouk high mountains and enjoy the scenic views of Lebanon's snow-capped peaks.

Level: DIFFICULT

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!!! IMPORTANT !!!
Dear participants, the starting time of the event has been pushed till 9:45 AM for safety reasons. It's safer not to drive up the roads of Aaqoura too early in the morning (roads might be icy)

NEW SCHEDULE
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If you need to rent snowshoes/ski ==> Meet us 8:30 AM in Maison Du Ski Faytroun
If you have your own equipment ==> Meet us 9:45 AM in Aaqoura

9:45 am: arrival to starting point in Aaqoura and preparation of skis and snowshoes
10:00 am: round-trip snowshoeing and back-country skiing
4:00 pm: end of the journey

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TRAIL DESCRIPTION:

SNOWSHOES: Distance ~11km Elevation Gain ~800m
SKIS: Distance ~15km Elevation Gain ~1200m

(The trail length may vary according to snow cover and conditions)


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EQUIPMENT RENTAL:

Every participant is responsible for the rental, pick-up, and return, of their own equipment
Possibility to rent snowshoes & ski equipment from Maison du Ski Feytroun
---- SNOWSHOES LBP 20,000 (incl. Snowshoes, Poles)
---- SKIS LBP 50,000 (incl. Skis, Poles, Boots, Skins)


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MEETING POINT:

DUE TO CURRENT WEATHER CONDITIONS, AS WELL AS ROAD CONDITIONS, IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TO COME IN A 4X4.

>>> If you have your own equipment, you can meet us straight in Aaqoura at 8:00 am.
>>> If you are renting from Maison du Ski, the meeting point is at MdS in Feytroun at 7:00 am.


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WHAT TO BRING?

• Bring your own food and snacks
• Waterproof Hiking Shoes!!!
• Hiking Poles
• 15 to 30L back pack
• Sunglasses
• Windbreaker / Gore tex Jacket
• Waterproof / Gore tex trousers
• hat/buff, sunscreen, water flask 1.5L minimum, snacks, beanie, extra clothes (including socks).


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>>>CONFIRMATION<<<

Registration is available on Ihjoz. Please make sure to register by Friday January 11th, 2019. Facebook confirmations are not taken into consideration.

----------This event is FREE of charge----------


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>>>DISCLAIMER<<<

Every participant assumes all possible risks and is responsible for their own safety and security. PolyLiban is not accountable for any damage or injury that may take place in this event.


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FOR MORE INFO:

Please call +961 3 499 500 or +961 3 168 746
Email: info@polyliban.org

See you on Sunday
The ADPL team