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26 05, 2018

Jabel Shams Summit hike

By |2018-05-26T13:13:03+00:00May 26th, 2018|Adventure, Hiking, Oman, Sport|0 Comments

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 [...]

16 04, 2016

MECET expedition in Salalah Oman – Part 2: Tawi Ateer sinkhole

By |2018-04-29T12:22:00+00:00April 16th, 2016|Adventure, Caving, Oman, Sport|0 Comments

In May 2013, 5 cavers explored 3 caves in the Salalah region of Oman. One of these caves is the famous: Tawi Ateer sinkhole. Tawi Ateer sinkhole, which means the Bird Well, is one of the largest sinkholes of the world. The cave is located is in the Dhofar region of Salalah. Tawi Ateer cave is [...]

10 04, 2016

MECET expedition in Salalah Oman – Part 1: Shaat sinkhole

By |2018-04-29T12:22:16+00:00April 10th, 2016|Adventure, Caving, Oman, Sport|1 Comment

In May 2013, 5 cavers explored 3 caves in the Salalah region of Oman. One of these caves is the famous: Shaat sinkhole. The logistics behind getting to the mouth of the cave were hard and time consuming. There was a hike involved inside of a relatively hard and technical canyon in which we [...]

22 03, 2016

Viper Snake Bite in Khasab

By |2018-05-26T13:27:02+00:00March 22nd, 2016|Adventure, Inspirational Stories, Oman|1 Comment

I have no glorious story to tell here, I was simply bitten by a viper snake in Khasab Oman and I survived to tell the tale. Friday evening, after a good day of rock climbing in Khasab, I joined my friends at one of the secluded beaches nearby to set [...]

7 06, 2015

Nepal Earthquake 2015 Aftermath

By |2018-04-29T12:23:24+00:00June 7th, 2015|Nepal, Philanthropy|0 Comments

Nepal Earthquake 2015 - Nepal, one of the places I was looking forward to experience some adventurous mountaineering and climbing. But, the unexpected earthquake changed my plans. Without any hesitation, I teamed up with Smile 4 Hope organization and flew to Nepal. The plan was simple, scout the area in which S4H operates and put an [...]

24 03, 2015

Stairway to Heaven Hike, the abc’s

By |2018-04-29T12:23:34+00:00March 24th, 2015|Adventure, Hiking, Oman, Sport, UAE|9 Comments

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 [...]