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Invitation to walk Wadi Tiwi to Wadi Bani Khalid to (Wednesday, 27 & 28 November Protected content

Hike overview: A classic traverse of the Eastern Hajar, from coastal village of Tiwi to wadi Bani Khalid, the highest point is over Protected content , breath-taking views into green wadis and canyons.

Starting point: Wadi Tiwi, Sayma village

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

27 November: near highpoint Protected content 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 (39.5km)

Start the walk at 7:00 am, Wadi Tiwi, Sayma village

Meeting point: Wadi Tiwi , Entrance under the bridge

Date / Time:27 November Protected content , Protected content

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 Tiwi to Wadi Bani Khalid– pay for each driver will be 15 OMR. We will sort out cars in Tiwi and/or Muscat to minimize number of cars.

Difficulties: Grade Protected content 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-W8). The group leader will talk to participants before the walk to assure her/his fitness level. It is not a walk for beginners.

Subscribe to this walk using this link.

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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: 26 November Protected content the last date for signing up for this walk, OMC will need to organize how many drivers will be needed

Few things to consider:

We would expect you to bring/have enough stamina to walk at Protected content 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.

Looking forward to your participation!

For the Oman Mountain Club

-- Abdullah

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