A climber hikes from the Berlin camp toward the summit of Aconcagua peak on the Argentinean side of the mountain
At 4,167 metres, Jebel Toubkal is north Africa's highest peak. Climbing the mountain, around an hour's drive from Marrakech, doesn't need mountaineering experience - which isn't to say it's not a challenge.
Or you could cut your climbing teeth on the highest mountain outside Asia, Aconcagua in Argentina. A whopping 6,962 metres high, it still has routes suitable for novices. But what goes up can also come down...
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