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OMC walk Wadi Bani Khalid to Wadi Tiwi 17th-19th Nov2010

 
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 05, 2010 4:42 pm    Post subject: OMC walk Wadi Bani Khalid to Wadi Tiwi 17th-19th Nov2010 Reply with quote

Invitation to walk Wadi Bani Khalid to Wadi Tiwi (18th - 19th November 2010)

Hike overview:
A classic traverse of the Eastern Hajar, from wadi Bani Khalid to the coastal village of Tiwi, the highest point is over 2000m, breathtaking views into green wadis and canyons.

Starting points: Wadi Bani Khalid (GPS UTM 715,262E 2,502,304N) parking place at end of road after Miqil village by the pools

Overnight
17th: Wadi Bani Khalid near the pools
18th: near highpoint (2000m) near road, Driver will meet us with Water and Food.
Bring a good sleeping bag/tent.

Walking time: 14 hours with light pack up to 18 hours with camping equipment (28km)

Start of the walk:
Thursday 18th at 6:00 am, Wadi Bani Khalid pools

Meeting point:
Tiwi village
Date / Time: Wednesday 17th November 2010, 15:30 Hrs

*People arriving early (before 12:00pm) at Tiwi are invited for lunch at my place

Transport: 4WD necessary for the cars going into Wadi Tiwi (will be arranged beforehand)
- Bring your own camping gear, food, and plenty of drinking water, keep it in bags to be shifted to the support car which will meet at the overnight place.
- Co-drivers or guests who join another car will pay ‘petrol money’ to the driver.
- Drivers will drive the cars from Wadi Bani Khalid to Wadi Tiwi – pay for each driver will be 20 OMR. We will sort out cars in Tiwi and/or Muscat to minimize number of cars.


Difficulties:
Grade 2 -3 A very long mountain trek, rocky, partly steep but relatively easy going. The difficulty is within the length of the walk.
• We assume participants to have experienced the character of tracks in Oman and have been on longer walks like W4 (Jabal Shams) or crossed from Misfah to Balad Seet (W9-WCool. The group leader will talk to participants before the walk to assure her/his fitness level. It is not a walk for beginners.

Few things to consider:

We would expect you to bring/have enough stamina to walk at 2000 meter altitude and that you have no known health issues which could give you trouble on such an exercise. As mountain rescue is not established here in Oman, one may be waiting for a long time to get to a hospital.


Subscribe to this walk using this link.

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0AjMQVvq_8DoedFJEQ2Z6Uk16c3poWTFWWkNwejRMS0E&hl=en_GB&authkey=COCaic8B


Please fill in Name, email, mobile no., mobile, if you drive a car and if you have seats free
You will also have to sign a disclaimer before the walk,

Please note: 13 November 2010 is the last date for signing up for this walk

Looking forward to your participation!

For the Oman Mountain Club

Abdul & Reinhard

PS: related info’s:
Oman trekking Explorer, E35
http://www.trekkingoman.com/
"Adventure Trekking Oman"


Trekkers Codes:
- Respect Nature:
Keep to existing trails.
Do not damage plants or trees or endanger wildlife.
- Respect the Environment
Do not pollute water sources.
Do not litter, and clean up after yourselves and others.
- Respect Others
Dress and behave appropriately at all times

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