Sabbah Ataeq - Photo Mario Verin

The true story from the beginning…. This project to train Jordanian guides in adventure tourism goes back to the late 1980s. At that time, there was no corps of guides, whether in terms of tourism, culture or sports. The first real “status” of professional guide emerged in Wadi Rum, when three Bedouins from the Al […]

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Sabbah Ataeq - Photo Mario Verin

La véritable histoire depuis ses origines… Ce projet de formation de guides jordaniens au tourisme d’aventure remontent à la fin des années 1980. Il n’existait alors aucun corps constitué de guides, que ce soit au niveau touristique, culturel ou sportif. Le premier véritable “statut” de guide professionnel a émergé à Wadi Rum, lors de la […]

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TRAD ROCK CLIMBING BEDOUIN ROUTES WADI RUM

The heart of the Wadi Rum massif offers the best of traditional rock climbing and “Bedouin Routes” of all calibers. UM RASHID NORTH Mohammed Bouazizi our Brother (NE) 200m – 5 pitches + scrambling – 5c – D. Afternoon shade. W.Colonna & party – 11/2012 Nice climb for a long afternoon, not too difficult, with […]

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TRAD CLIMBS & BEDOUIN ROUTES IN WADI RUM

This outlying part of the massif covers the entire south, to the Saudi border, beyond Wadi Sweibit and Jordan’s highest point – Jebel Um Adami (1830 m). It is delimited to the West by the Aqaba tracks, to the East by the foothills of Jebel Amran and Jebel Hash which provide excellent hikes and full […]

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trad climbs Wadi Rum

JEBEL UM ISHRIN NORTH PEAKS, WEST SIDE – FROM JEBEL MAKHRAS TO JEBEL UM HAJAJ En route to Rum village, you pass the Visitor Center and suddenly the view opens over the entire Rum valley. To the left, as the first proud sentinel of Um Ishrin’s range, is Jebel Makhras. This peak bears the gaze […]

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QUEST INTO THE UNKNOWN

Here is Tony Howard’s latest book – Quest into the Unknown – whose life has undeniably been marked by all these years spent in Jordan. He has been returning regularly since 1984, the year of his first explorations in Wadi Rum mountains. His last adventures in the country, with his wife Diana and friends, consisted […]

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