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Photo of Zaarour - Mtein - Mrouj (around Balouh valley) Photo of Mtein - Bzebdine - Falougha - Jouar el Houz (Old and New LMT section 16) Photo of 2019-05-08 Mokhtara - Barouk River - Haret Jandal
  • near Bikdâha, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    3.88mi
    Elevation +
    1253f
    TrailRank
    85| Rating 4.56
    Photo of Zaarour - Mtein - Mrouj (around Balouh valley) Photo of Zaarour - Mtein - Mrouj (around Balouh valley) Photo of Zaarour - Mtein - Mrouj (around Balouh valley)

    Another beautiful easy loop between Zaarour and Mtein, aroud "wadi el Balou3". The way down to Mtein is mainly on LMT section 15. The sceneries are magnificent with rocks, trees and mountains in background. Just before r...

    The trail is nice and easy to follow. You will definitely enjoy the dry air in Zaarour. There is a bit of excavation tak...
    Ralph Yaacoub
    I followed this trail. Thank you.
    Nadananou
    Beautiful loop in Zaarour. No technical difficulties. This recorded trail is very informative and very well done, we fol...
    Joeffroy Otayek
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  • near El Mtaïn, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    15.29mi
    Elevation +
    3704f
    TrailRank
    85| Rating 4.78
    Photo of Mtein - Bzebdine - Falougha - Jouar el Houz (Old and New LMT section 16) Photo of Mtein - Bzebdine - Falougha - Jouar el Houz (Old and New LMT section 16) Photo of Mtein - Bzebdine - Falougha - Jouar el Houz (Old and New LMT section 16)

    We started our hike near Mtein municipality. Our objective was to reach Falougha "lakes" following the LMT section 16 and then come back to Mtein by another route via Jouar el Houz. Long stairs and a trail will lead you ...

    Bravo!
    Bechara Maalouf
    Did it in reverse. The new LMT 16 is epic. The trail is well marked and was able to follow it without the gps. Saw 2 sna...
    ehajj
    Thank you for sharing Rami. I agree the old section is not very pleasant and the last stretch "the forest section" on Jw...
    radwan.bachir
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  • near El Moukhtâra, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    8.91mi
    Elevation +
    1962f
    TrailRank
    81| Rating 4.9
    Photo of 2019-05-08 Mokhtara - Barouk River - Haret Jandal Photo of 2019-05-08 Mokhtara - Barouk River - Haret Jandal Photo of 2019-05-08 Mokhtara - Barouk River - Haret Jandal

    The spring weather makes it perfect to hike this trail. The weather was foggy and light drizzle early in the morning but later turned into blue clear skies interspersed by white clouds. The river and water falls were at ...

    Thank you zahi. I followed this trail today. This trail has recently been added to shouf reserve trail. Thus anyone ente...
    nadiram
    Nice trail and beautiful scenery. The trail was well maintained and therefore clean from obstacles or bush. The Shouf bi...
    ehajj
    I will tray this trail tomorrow, thanks to share 🌹
    Kamal Jawad
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  • near Ed Dallîl, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    8.04mi
    Elevation +
    1745f
    TrailRank
    81| Rating 4.5
    Photo of Hiyata Cross - Wata el Jaouz - Jouret el Teffaha - Saydet el Qalaa - Chahtoul Photo of Hiyata Cross - Wata el Jaouz - Jouret el Teffaha - Saydet el Qalaa - Chahtoul Photo of Hiyata Cross - Wata el Jaouz - Jouret el Teffaha - Saydet el Qalaa - Chahtoul

    Starting from Hiyata next to the gate leadind to the Cross. The gate is closed and you will have to go around it to start your walk. After visiting the Cross place, take the nice trail to the left, leading to an old hous...

    Amazing Trail thanks
    Alain Tawil
    Thank You for sharing this trail
    Nadananou
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  • near Ech Chattoûh, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    6.01mi
    Elevation +
    1640f
    TrailRank
    80| Rating 4.54
    Photo of Wadi el Salib (Old houses/Faytroun) Photo of Wadi el Salib (Old houses/Faytroun) Photo of Wadi el Salib (Old houses/Faytroun)

    Wadi el Salib again and again. I've been there tens of times but i still enjoy walking or running in this valley. Some trails are still unexplored (Christ trail and Jouar trail): i tried to explore these 2 trails many ti...

    Go without kids. Great walk!
    Manal Abou Nader
    Great hike indeed. All the information provided by Rami was spot on except could not find the left turn to go see the ol...
    hgbayoud
    Done it several times, very easy to me....and there is a beautiful scenery... For the people who didn't go yet....watch...
    Bruno Khater
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  • near Ouâdi el Ammîne, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    9.68mi
    Elevation +
    2369f
    TrailRank
    79| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Wadi El Amine - Majdel Tarchich - Daher El Mtein - Wadi El Manzoul - Zaarour Photo of Wadi El Amine - Majdel Tarchich - Daher El Mtein - Wadi El Manzoul - Zaarour Photo of Wadi El Amine - Majdel Tarchich - Daher El Mtein - Wadi El Manzoul - Zaarour

    We parked near "Jouroudi" at Wadi El Amine area. I usually prefer to start most of the hikes in the area from this point since access is easy to all cars and the walk will start directly on dirt roads. The spring season ...

    Thank you Rami for this trail ! A few days ago we PARTIALLY walked your trail. We walked the higher altitude PART of ...
    Marc Torbey
    Thank you very much Rami. The first 5 k are semi-urban but the rest is superb. Route finding skills required. Moderate t...
    Olivier Boudart
    Beautiful trail during spring. Amazing variety of grounds. We passed by green grass fields to interminable fields of flo...
    Cynthia Boueri
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  • near Ech Chattoûh, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    15.56mi
    Elevation +
    3911f
    TrailRank
    79| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Wadi El Salib(full trail/3 peaks) - Bekaatet Kanaan - Zabbougha Photo of Wadi El Salib(full trail/3 peaks) - Bekaatet Kanaan - Zabbougha Photo of Wadi El Salib(full trail/3 peaks) - Bekaatet Kanaan - Zabbougha

    In this trail i tried to integrate two common loops. Starting from Wadi El Salib, following the northern branch of Nahr El Kalb, passing by Kfardebian, Bekaatet Kanaan, Zabbougha and back to the starting point in Wadi El...

    Beautiful trail hy endurance I'll faut le faire en printemps pour le longue journee
    josephsfeir958
    Hello Ray! Thank you for this amazing loop and the detailed desciption that answered most of my questions. I already mad...
    Rami Rachkidi
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  • near El Aali, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    13.98mi
    Elevation +
    2894f
    TrailRank
    78| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Mamboukh- Marj El Haour -Wadi el Amine - Zaarour ridge Photo of Mamboukh- Marj El Haour -Wadi el Amine - Zaarour ridge Photo of Mamboukh- Marj El Haour -Wadi el Amine - Zaarour ridge

    Solo hike starting from Mamboukh area and going west to join the Lebanon mountain trail (Baskinta-Mtein section). This section is amazing with beautiful sceneries all around: cliffs, fountains, springs, waterfalls and ma...

    Just finished this hike today! Great hike!! Thanks for sharing Rami. The hike is long and tough as Rami mentioned. The l...
    Mohamed Madhoun
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  • near Jbâa ech Choûf, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    7.02mi
    Elevation +
    2844f
    TrailRank
    78| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Shouf Biosphere reserve (Jbaa entrance) Photo of Shouf Biosphere reserve (Jbaa entrance) Photo of Shouf Biosphere reserve (Jbaa entrance)

    Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve, accounting for a quarter of the remaining cedar forest in Lebanon, was declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in July 2005. This reserve covers approximately 5% of the total area of Lebanon...

    Easy to follow and great as usual!!
    Wadih Homsi
    Hey Rami - sounds like an awesome trail. Hope you can take us there on our next trip to Lebanon!
    rana lonnen
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  • near El Mchété, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    8.34mi
    Elevation +
    3986f
    TrailRank
    77| Rating 4.83
    Photo of Jabal Moussa (Mcheti-Qehmez-Qornet el Mzaar- Yahchouch Cross-Mar Geryes-Nahr el Dahab-Mcheti) Photo of Jabal Moussa (Mcheti-Qehmez-Qornet el Mzaar- Yahchouch Cross-Mar Geryes-Nahr el Dahab-Mcheti) Photo of Jabal Moussa (Mcheti-Qehmez-Qornet el Mzaar- Yahchouch Cross-Mar Geryes-Nahr el Dahab-Mcheti)

    Sections of new trails were followed in Jabal Moussa. Amazing loop starting from Mcheti entrance (1072 m) till Qehmez entrance (1419 m, moderate ascent) via the roman stairs. From Qehmez, we took "Baydar El Chok" trail u...

    Great trail! Thanks a lot for sharing it Rami. We went the other way around and started with the Hadrian ascent from Mch...
    Tobi E
    What a beautiful path Your photos are really exciting and you will surely have a great day I would be happy to visit m...
    mehdi.tabibvand
    Really cool trail with fun features on it! A with note is that there are a lot of trails in the areas that allow you to ...
    Benjamin Lauritsen
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  • 2019-07-07 Ishtar Trail

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    near Bolhos, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    4.81mi
    Elevation +
    1070f
    TrailRank
    76| Rating 4.2
    Photo of 2019-07-07 Ishtar Trail Photo of 2019-07-07 Ishtar Trail Photo of 2019-07-07 Ishtar Trail

    I always wanted to do this trail. The Ishtar Trail is located within the limits of Almat town in the Byblos region of Mount Lebanon. The trail is well-kept by the municipality with signs marking the trees and their names...

    Très beau sentier ! Merci M. Z Ramadan de l'avoir partagé. On y trouve des traces de camps scouts. Le sentier est bordé...
    Marc Torbey
    We had a great time on this hike. However we didn't think there would be so much snow. It took us a bit longer and it wa...
    Emily Lewis
    most of the trail is is a very nice forest. It is moderate and beautiful
    mounira.sayour
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  • 2021-05-26 Barouk Valley River

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    near El Moukhtâra, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    8.36mi
    Elevation +
    1788f
    TrailRank
    76| Rating 4.5
    Photo of 2021-05-26 Barouk Valley River Photo of 2021-05-26 Barouk Valley River Photo of 2021-05-26 Barouk Valley River

    A German friend wanted to hike the Chouf area; the choice fell on Barouk Valley River starting from the Church of the Lady, Mokhtara. The trail, to my surprise, was in tiptop shape compared to previous visits. The Barou...

    The gps tracks inside the canyon are very approximate, if not shifted 400m. Probably due to the rock walls blocking sate...
    Christian Holzl
    Thank you for sharing this trail.
    Nadananou
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  • Track 20: Aammîq Wetland 01

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    near Aammîq, Béqaa (Lebanon)
    Distance
    7.91mi
    Elevation +
    512f
    TrailRank
    76| Rating 4.92
    Photo of Track 20: Aammîq Wetland 01 Photo of Track 20: Aammîq Wetland 01 Photo of Track 20: Aammîq Wetland 01

    Very recommended. A beautiful pleasant hike in the middle of one of the richest ecosystems in Lebanon. Couple of tips; do it in spring and start your hike from "Tawlit Aammiq" restaurant. First part of the trail, enjoy t...

    this is a classic hike. 2 thumbs up
    Rami Kh
    Very nice hike during spring
    Toufic H
    Followed this trail today..very nice and easy trail. Better to be done in spring time when weather is nice as it can rea...
    Mohamed Madhoun
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  • near El Bâroûk, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    12.50mi
    Elevation +
    3520f
    TrailRank
    75| Rating 4.33
    Photo of Barouk (Telecom Tower)-Ain Zhalta (Geodesic point) /Chouf Reserve Photo of Barouk (Telecom Tower)-Ain Zhalta (Geodesic point) /Chouf Reserve Photo of Barouk (Telecom Tower)-Ain Zhalta (Geodesic point) /Chouf Reserve

    From Barouk reserve entrance, we took a trail next to the asphalt road. Moderate but steady ascent till the Telecom station at the top of Barouk hills. A beautiful viewpoint over Bekaa, Qaraoun lake and Mount Hermont is ...

    Superbe sentier ! vraiment très beau et très varié. Mais attention , à moins d’être jeune ou très sportif il vaut mieux...
    Marc Torbey
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  • Hiyata to Chahtoul loop

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    near Chmîs Aarnbaya, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    5.50mi
    Elevation +
    1637f
    TrailRank
    75| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Hiyata to Chahtoul loop Photo of Hiyata to Chahtoul loop Photo of Hiyata to Chahtoul loop

    We started our hike at Horsh Hiyata trail following the red and white signs. The trail is well maintained inside the forest, with several potential camping areas. It passes through many shelters on the way. After the for...

    I did this trail, very clear and helpful, thank you!
    Wael-Abboud
    Beautiful trail across the board
    paul sawaya
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  • near Aïn es Sihha, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    28.11mi
    Elevation +
    8015f
    TrailRank
    75| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Adrenaline trail combining 4 ferocious peaks: Kneïssé / Zaârour/ Sannîne nd Mzäar Photo of Adrenaline trail combining 4 ferocious peaks: Kneïssé / Zaârour/ Sannîne nd Mzäar Photo of Adrenaline trail combining 4 ferocious peaks: Kneïssé / Zaârour/ Sannîne nd Mzäar

    A record breaking, a beautiful experience and an incredibly challenging hike combining three mountains and including four peaks starting with Kneisseh, followed by Zaarour, then Sannine and finally Mzaar. We were a grou...

    Amazing trail Ray! Combining all 4 peaks needs lot physical and mental preparation! Thank you for posting it. Hope to se...
    Rami Rachkidi
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  • Track 73: Mazraaet El Daher

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    near Ej Jleïlîyé, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    7.56mi
    Elevation +
    1115f
    TrailRank
    75| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Track 73: Mazraaet El Daher Photo of Track 73: Mazraaet El Daher Photo of Track 73: Mazraaet El Daher

    I have this weakness for Bisri - Jezzine area. From the minute you park the car till you close the loop, one advise: follow the signs: "trajet vert" and the blue plastic arrow. You wouldn't need to look at your Wikiloc m...

    Thank you for the trail uplodad
    Nadananou
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  • near El Ouatâyâ, Liban-Nord (Lebanon)
    Distance
    7.60mi
    Elevation +
    1027f
    TrailRank
    75| Rating 5.0
    Photo of 2022-02-19 Kfar Hay - Nahr Dahab - Nahr Jawz - Kaftoun Loop Photo of 2022-02-19 Kfar Hay - Nahr Dahab - Nahr Jawz - Kaftoun Loop Photo of 2022-02-19 Kfar Hay - Nahr Dahab - Nahr Jawz - Kaftoun Loop

    I would like to sum up this trail as a great trail and will rank it as moderate (might be difficult for newbies) A great weather set the stage for this trail. The trail started from Kfar Hay next to an old one-room ston...

    Wonderful trail during early spring, thanks Zahi
    mutchi.jarrah
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  • near Ech Chattoûh, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    9.35mi
    Elevation +
    3169f
    TrailRank
    74| Rating 4.8
    Photo of Wadi El Salib full trail (Faytroun- Qlayaat- Kfardebian) Photo of Wadi El Salib full trail (Faytroun- Qlayaat- Kfardebian) Photo of Wadi El Salib full trail (Faytroun- Qlayaat- Kfardebian)

    A mix of solo hiking, trail running and some meditation in coronavirus social distancing time! Back to my favorite place in all seasons. Spring time at Wadi el Salib which makes trail running pleasant without summer heat...

    Brilliant trail, one of the best I've done in Lebanon. Good footpaths and clear guidance from Rami
    Emily Lewis
    Great trail !
    bachiraouad
    Hi Rami, this is Ray, I recently joined Wikiloc, i admire ur hobby and became fan of ur activities. I thought you might...
    Ray Kodsieh
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  • near Haïtoura, Liban-Sud (Lebanon)
    Distance
    8.83mi
    Elevation +
    1227f
    TrailRank
    73| Rating 4.33
    Photo of 2018-12-02 Haytoura - Reemat (Jezzine area) Photo of 2018-12-02 Haytoura - Reemat (Jezzine area) Photo of 2018-12-02 Haytoura - Reemat (Jezzine area)

    This is an amazing trail in south Lebanon, namely the Jezzine area. The hike went through the towns of Haytoura, Maknouniyi, Kaytouli, Homsieh, Roum, and Rimat. The trail is deep inside pine forests that gives this regio...

    Dear Zahi, thanks a lot for sharing this superb hike. I am rating it moderate / moderate + however. First it seems that ...
    Olivier Boudart
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  • near Jbâa ech Choûf, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    19.45mi
    Elevation +
    4833f
    TrailRank
    73| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Jbâa ech Choûf - LMT22, U turn on LMT21 - Niha Fortress loop Photo of Jbâa ech Choûf - LMT22, U turn on LMT21 - Niha Fortress loop Photo of Jbâa ech Choûf - LMT22, U turn on LMT21 - Niha Fortress loop

    Another brilliant loop to enjoy in the Chouf area and mostly in the Chouf Biosphere Reserve, that starts from Jbâa entrance. In the first 3kms we made a strenuous effort to ascend 550m, where we reached the top of the w...

    Thank you Ray for this amazing trail! A mix of different kinds of terrain and sceneries. It is physically demanding and ...
    Rami Rachkidi
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  • near Sâqiet el Khaït, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    6.19mi
    Elevation +
    1198f
    TrailRank
    73| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Sâqiet el Khaït - Aabaydet/Mar Antonios-Mar Semaan. Bweli3/Ghbabit Photo of Sâqiet el Khaït - Aabaydet/Mar Antonios-Mar Semaan. Bweli3/Ghbabit Photo of Sâqiet el Khaït - Aabaydet/Mar Antonios-Mar Semaan. Bweli3/Ghbabit

    Lovely sacred hike in my mother’s hometown, in the valley of Sakiet El Khait. Impressive mountainous landscape in a steep vertical slopes, with beautiful sceneries. U’ll get to explore where 2 hermits saint Semaan and s...

    Always going the extra mile with your trails Ray... thank you for sharing
    dorydaw
    Loved this trail. Thanks Ray! I thought you went there by mistake !!! Next time I will not miss it. Thanks a lot
    Ronald Zirka
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  • near El Moukhâda, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    5.76mi
    Elevation +
    2021f
    TrailRank
    72| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Arz Ehmej - Wadi el Siyyar - Tellaj - Wardiet - Wadi el Ghbar Photo of Arz Ehmej - Wadi el Siyyar - Tellaj - Wardiet - Wadi el Ghbar Photo of Arz Ehmej - Wadi el Siyyar - Tellaj - Wardiet - Wadi el Ghbar

    Another hiking day in beautiful Ehmej. Starting from Arz Ehmej camping, we soon left the dirt road to enter "Wadi el Siyyar". This forest trail here is pleasant and well-marked in blue without technical difficulty. The o...

    Wonderful site seeing
    mutchi.jarrah
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  • Chabrouh trekking and camping

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    near Aïn Ourâj, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    11.83mi
    Elevation +
    1982f
    TrailRank
    71| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Chabrouh trekking and camping Photo of Chabrouh trekking and camping Photo of Chabrouh trekking and camping

    Summer's heat makes day hiking unpleasant. Night hikes and overnight campings are much more enjoyable at this time of the year. Instead of a full day hike, carry your camping stuff on your back and start late during the ...

    Amazing trail!!! Thank you so much. very precise and enjoyable in the beginning it started a little bit hard till the g...
    roy korkmaz
    Thank you for this hike. Its fun and gorgeous. A bit on the longer side if you are doing it in one go, but doable. Maybe...
    Riad
    Beautiful hike and camp. Thank you so much for the coordinates. And the fountain was flowing surprisingly. We did this t...
    Mobay88
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  • near Ech Chaara, Mont-Liban (Libanon)
    Distance
    3.48mi
    Elevation +
    472f
    TrailRank
    71| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Kfardebian roman ruins - Natural stone bridge Photo of Kfardebian roman ruins - Natural stone bridge Photo of Kfardebian roman ruins - Natural stone bridge

    A short easy hike that can be done in less than 2 hours but you should allow some extra time to enjoy the natural stone bridge place (Jisr el Hajar). Starting at the main Kfardebian Faqra road near the Roman ruins, i fol...

    very very nice
    amirhasan hosseini
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