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Jabal Shams Via Ferrata

By |May 26th, 2018|Adventure, Oman, Sport, Via Ferrata|

Jabal Shams Via Ferrata: Another famous Via Ferrata in Oman is located at Jabal Shams (Sun’s mountain) at the end of the breathtaking As Sab W6 Balcony Hike. The Path: Jabal Shams Via Ferrata starts just above the As Sab old abandoned village, close to the lake. Most of the route is vertical split by a horizontal section just before the end. The rigging is well [...]

As Sab W6 Balcony hike

By |May 26th, 2018|Adventure, Hiking, Oman, Sport|

As Sab W6 Balcony hike: As Sab W6 balcony hike (also know as Oman Balcony hike) is yet one of the most scenic and famous hikes of Oman. It is for all levels and kids friendly (with adult companions). I recommend doing Jabel Shams Summit hike if you want a longer and more challenging version of this hike. The Path: The path is straightforward, easy and very [...]

Jabel Shams Summit hike

By |May 26th, 2018|Adventure, Hiking, Oman, Sport|

Jabel Shams Summit hike: Jabel Shams is the highest mountain in Oman with an altitude of 3,028 m. This hike is also known as W4 route and Rim walk to summit. The hike is relatively moderate, includes some serious jaw-dropping scenery, strong winds and occasionally subzero temperature with snow. Though the real summit is where the military base is located and not accessible for civilians, the false summit [...]

Snake Canyon Oman

By |May 16th, 2018|Adventure, Canyoning, Oman, Sport|

Snake Canyon Oman Snake Canyon is probably one of the few canyons in Oman that will kick your butt with adventure, increase your heart beats and give you a dose of adrenaline but considered on the easier side of the canyons chart. Hey! I said easier, doesn’t not mean it is easy and you have to underestimate it. There are many recorded accidents and few death incidents because [...]

SCUBA DIVING

By |April 29th, 2018|Adventure, Diving, Sport|

Scuba Diving: It is underwater exploration, the sport of swimming underwater with the SCUBA (Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus) gear Scuba diving is one of the least body impact sports, however it could be fatal if its rules are not respected. I do it cause I can blog will use the term "scuba diving" for all underwater explorations. Typical Scuba Diving Gear Includes (but not limited to): [...]

ALPINE CLIMBING

By |April 29th, 2018|Adventure, Sport|

Alpine climbing: Alpine climbing is similar to mountaineering, but it's done in a faster and lighter manner. In addition to having a high level of fitness, the climber must pack the bare minimum of equipment to attempt a faster climb than the one usually planned in mountaineering. I do it cause I can blog will use Alpine climbing to refer to any technical and/or strenuous mountain climbing trip [...]

MOUNTAINEERING

By |April 29th, 2018|Adventure, Sport|

Mountaineering: There is no set definition of mountaineering. The most common use of the word refers to mountain climbing that might include (but not limited to) trekking, hiking, skiing, ice climbing and rock climbing. Generally speaking, it could refer to any adventure sport out there. I do it cause I can blog will use mountaineering in reference to any technical and/or strenuous mountain climbing trip. Typical Mountaineering [...]

VIA FERRATA

By |April 29th, 2018|Adventure, Sport|

Via Ferrata: Via Ferrata means iron path in Italian. Via Ferrata first came into existence in the Alps region to create safe paths for soldiers to cross vertical walls. These climbing routes are protected by steel cables, steel steps, and anchors. The concept of these steel cables is for climbers to secure themselves using specific Via Ferrata gear as they climb. Like any other sport, via Ferrata routes [...]

CANYONING

By |April 29th, 2018|Adventure, Sport|

Canyoning: It is an outdoor sport that includes multiple activities such as walking, climbing rocks, swimming, abseiling and jumping in the water from ledges. In most canyons, a canyoneer enters from one end of the canyon and exists from the other. This is due to the nature of canyons, as you descend when you move forward. When descending on ropes is required, the team carries a rope that [...]