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The Best Hiking Trails in Ra’s al Waḩḩ, Muḩāfaz̧at Musandam (Oman)

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Photo of Stairways 2 Heaven Full Loop - Extended Version Photo of Highest Point of UAE (Galilah - Stairways 2 Heaven - Top Village - J.J True Summit - HH. Palace - Ghaf Summit - Jebel Jais) Photo of DreamTrail#2: STH Right-Jebel Jais True Summit-Ghaf-Ghalilah Dam Loop
  • Distance
    12.33mi
    Elevation +
    5755f
    TrailRank
    78| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Stairways 2 Heaven Full Loop - Extended Version Photo of Stairways 2 Heaven Full Loop - Extended Version Photo of Stairways 2 Heaven Full Loop - Extended Version

    This is the extended version of the notorious Stairways 2 Heaven full loop One of the most popular hikes in the region, The Stairways to Heaven, which in fact has two ways, there is right bank - a well laid trail of a...

    Iconic hike of UAE, recorded very well5by mohsin. The description for each waypoint kept on trail without any error. Tha...
    Husnain Ashfaq
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  • Distance
    13.38mi
    Elevation +
    7411f
    TrailRank
    76| Rating 4.33
    Photo of Highest Point of UAE (Galilah - Stairways 2 Heaven - Top Village - J.J True Summit - HH. Palace - Ghaf Summit - Jebel Jais) Photo of Highest Point of UAE (Galilah - Stairways 2 Heaven - Top Village - J.J True Summit - HH. Palace - Ghaf Summit - Jebel Jais) Photo of Highest Point of UAE (Galilah - Stairways 2 Heaven - Top Village - J.J True Summit - HH. Palace - Ghaf Summit - Jebel Jais)

    We did this very special hike on the 49th National Day of UAE. We wanted to reach the Top point of UAE where the altitude is above 1900m+. 17 hikers, 21km carrying 5 litres of water, sleeping bag, mat, jacket, food and ...

    Hi Muhaissin, We 2 friends hiked this trail and then continued to Ghaf Trail towards Ghalilah Dam Descent and finally t...
    'Rainbow Hiker' Patrick Vijay D'Silva
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  • Distance
    14.28mi
    Elevation +
    7963f
    TrailRank
    75| Rating 4.33
    Photo of DreamTrail#2: STH Right-Jebel Jais True Summit-Ghaf-Ghalilah Dam Loop Photo of DreamTrail#2: STH Right-Jebel Jais True Summit-Ghaf-Ghalilah Dam Loop Photo of DreamTrail#2: STH Right-Jebel Jais True Summit-Ghaf-Ghalilah Dam Loop

    About 8 Weeks ago, I set myself a Challenge to Hike Jebel Jais from various directions and reach its True Summit at 1935 meters Peak, which Technically lies with our Neighbours. The Challenge to self was to complete 5 T...

    Done this time as a loop.. Bit deviated here and there and ended up with 25km hike.. We started from the Galilah dam at ...
    Muhasin Pallikkal
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  • Stairway to heaven - Right bank

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    Distance
    10.58mi
    Elevation +
    3858f
    TrailRank
    63
    Photo of Stairway to heaven - Right bank Photo of Stairway to heaven - Right bank Photo of Stairway to heaven - Right bank

    It is a part of probably the most famous trail in the UAE - Stairway to haven. This part is used to prepare for the full loop or by intermediate hikers as this part is well marked, has a lot of manmade steps and there ar...

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  • Stairway to Heaven (Right Bank)

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    Distance
    7.92mi
    Elevation +
    3881f
    TrailRank
    60
    Photo of Stairway to Heaven (Right Bank) Photo of Stairway to Heaven (Right Bank) Photo of Stairway to Heaven (Right Bank)

    STH, The most talked trail among UAE hikers. We parked our car in Wadi Ghalilah dam and took few 4×4 to the starting point via Wadi litibah, you may walk as well, its about 2.5 km. From starting point keep right and foll...

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  • Distance
    5.62mi
    Elevation +
    5364f
    TrailRank
    49| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Wadi Litibah-STH Right-Jebel Jais True Summit. Photo of Wadi Litibah-STH Right-Jebel Jais True Summit. Photo of Wadi Litibah-STH Right-Jebel Jais True Summit.

    Please read all details in the Description, including Safety related Topics below. There is Error in Summit Elevation recording. The Omani Summit of Jebel Jais is 1932 Meters and the reading shows here is erroneous A...

    I followed the trail. Verified. From STH Right bank till Jebel Jais True Summit is very well marked trail now. Its reall...
    vbhandavat
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  • Distance
    8.60mi
    Elevation +
    3763f
    TrailRank
    48| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Stairway to Heaven Right Bank from Wadi Litibah. Photo of Stairway to Heaven Right Bank from Wadi Litibah. Photo of Stairway to Heaven Right Bank from Wadi Litibah.

    Stairway to Heaven Right Bank from Wadi Lithibah. This Hike is also known as Woh Village Hike ( false name ), but the Village at the summit of this trail is known as Ras al Ghash. The Trail is well marked by its pa...

    Thanks Patrick for your inputs. I was able to complete this hike safely and had fun. The weather was amazing and the top...
    Mayur_S
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  • Woh Village hike (Right bank)

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    Distance
    6.16mi
    Elevation +
    5843f
    TrailRank
    46
    Photo of Woh Village hike (Right bank) Photo of Woh Village hike (Right bank) Photo of Woh Village hike (Right bank)

    Notes: The hike is easy to moderate, but may be difficult for small children and those with knee issues. The trail begins from the same starting point as "Stairway to Heaven". To reach the starting point, you need a 4WD ...

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  • Stairway to Heaven Right Bank

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    Distance
    7.85mi
    Elevation +
    6722f
    TrailRank
    45| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Stairway to Heaven Right Bank Photo of Stairway to Heaven Right Bank Photo of Stairway to Heaven Right Bank

    The Stairway to Heaven Right Bank is probably the most talked about trek route in the UAE. It is stunning, unique and exciting to do due to many reasons. The route is almost marked, long trail winding up to the village, ...

    I would rate it as overall difficult as it requires a very good fitness lever for an estimated elevation gain of 1,200m ...
    diana roxana
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  • Stair way to Heaven full loop

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    Distance
    19.07mi
    Elevation +
    9649f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo of Stair way to Heaven full loop Photo of Stair way to Heaven full loop Photo of Stair way to Heaven full loop

    This Is my first trekking to stairway to heaven, the way is little tricky, from the deviation of the route already have some way points follow the way points up to reach the last tree , there you have to take left and wa...

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  • STH Right Bank Night Hike

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    Distance
    8.30mi
    Elevation +
    3642f
    TrailRank
    40| Rating 5.0
    Photo of STH Right Bank Night Hike Photo of STH Right Bank Night Hike Photo of STH Right Bank Night Hike

    We, a few Hiking friends decided to go on an Overnight Hiking trip to Stairway to Heaven, Right Bank. The Summit Village is called as Ras al Ghash. https://www.facebook.com/Patricks-Hikes-101251445547970 The Hike ...

    Nice hike Mr. Patrick I wish one day I can come with you. You are an inspiration how to become an healthy people.
    Nearnie
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  • Distance
    33.57mi
    Elevation +
    4265f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo of Wadi Ghalilah from the dam to the top 19 KM Photo of Wadi Ghalilah from the dam to the top 19 KM Photo of Wadi Ghalilah from the dam to the top 19 KM

    A hard trail , not suitable for beginners without a good stamina. It took us 8 hours approximately, from 8:20 AM to 4:25 PM to finish the 19 KM , but i forgot to stop it after leaving the place by cars. The trail is li...

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  • Stairway to Heaven Loop

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    Distance
    11.11mi
    Elevation +
    7874f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo of Stairway to Heaven Loop Photo of Stairway to Heaven Loop Photo of Stairway to Heaven Loop

    The loop can be completed within 8 to 10 hours max depending on the size and pace of the group. It took us about 16 hours due to the fatigue of some members and we had to be real slow. After passing the stairs section ...

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  • Distance
    8.42mi
    Elevation +
    3983f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo of Stairway to Heaven Right bank (RAK) Photo of Stairway to Heaven Right bank (RAK) Photo of Stairway to Heaven Right bank (RAK)

    The most talked about trail among UAE hikers. We parked our cars in Wadi Ghalilah dam and took a 4×4 to the starting point via Wadi litibah, you may walk as well, its about 2.5 km. From starting point keep right and foll...

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  • Stairway to Heaven

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    Distance
    5.79mi
    Elevation +
    2572f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo of Stairway to Heaven Photo of Stairway to Heaven Photo of Stairway to Heaven

    I started the app late so the starting hike point and final point is same. It’s not loop same way up and down. wat an amazing trek at the summit u can relax and enjoy the views it’s challenging and pushes you to another ...

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  • Distance
    9.30mi
    Elevation +
    7562f
    TrailRank
    33
    Photo of Stairways (right) Arabian FiTrekkers Photo of Stairways (right) Arabian FiTrekkers Photo of Stairways (right) Arabian FiTrekkers

    A beautiful trail from Wadi Litibah toward the right bank of Stairways to Heaven and back. Steep ascend and not recommended for beginners. You must have ability and stamina to walk for 8 hours on a steep climb. Carry eno...

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  • Stairway to Heaven Right Side

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    Distance
    6.99mi
    Elevation +
    3855f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo of Stairway to Heaven Right Side Photo of Stairway to Heaven Right Side Photo of Stairway to Heaven Right Side

    Steps pretty much all the way to the top. Doable for anyone with a decent level of fitness. Have a tea at the top with the local farmer. Wifi connection at the top but limited / non-existent along the way after you start...

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