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Wadi Shah Over the Ridge Full Loop

  • Ras al Khaima UAE (map)

If you are fit and ready for a challenge but not sure about the full 6 hour trek, you can go halfway up and turn around (4 hours). If you think you're ready but our trek leaders feel differently, you will be turned around at the terraces. The last push up this mountain is steep and you will encounter a lot of scree. It’s a great training hike.

If you're ready now its time to do the FULL LOOP, for Advanced /Fit trekkers only and it goes without saying you MUST HAVE HIKING BOOTS and be able to carry 5 liters of water and a lunch.

Leave Abu Dhabi at 8 am, Dubai at 9 am, reach the hiking trail at 11:00 and plan to start hiking at 11:30. Finishing by either 2 pm (halfway) or 5 pm for the Challenge group


The full loop is COMMITTING, exposed, steep, with lots of scree, ledges, and slippery wadis. Its a challenge but its also incredibly scenic, dramatic and cool.

Cost: 290 AED + VAT

How the Trip Works:

1. Once you have made a direct payment, you are a confirmed participant.

2. You must sign a waiver to participate.

3. A week before the trip you will receive:

• A Get Ready Email

• A link to the Waiver Form

• An invite to a WhatsApp group (here you can arrange carpools)

Hikers responsibility:

Proper hiking shoe, 5L of water, and packed lunch.

Payment must be done in advance on website.

Waiver must be signed prior to trek.