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 the summit. The hike is relatively moderate, includes some serious jaw-dropping scenery, strong winds and occasionally subzero temperature with snow. Though the real [...]
Having hiked Stairway to Heaven UAE-Oman couple of times, I wanted to add a twist to make it more challenging. So I decided to carry my mountain bike all the way up the hike and mountain bike the descent from the other side. So I did. On the 11th of December, 2015, [...]
Get to know Khasab-Oman, how to get there, what to do in the area and how to experience a great adventure.
In January 2012, Stairway to Heaven hike was the first hike I did in the UAE after living in the country for nearly 4 years. All I knew of the hike at this point, was the scary stories that circulated around camp fires. The plan was to ascend via the [...]
It all started in November 2012 when a group of 4 hikers (including myself) met an old man, with very dark and dry skin wearing an old long jacket, high up in one of Oman's tallest mountains Jabal Kawr. Jabal Kawr sits at 2,700 m and was the home to this mysterious man. [...]