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Day Three; Locality Two (or Nine if you include Days One and Two) Tizi n'Tichka Pass, High Atlas Morocco 21st February 2019. Continuing on from Ait Benhaddou along the valley we see sedimentary layers which seem to be a mix of alluvial deposits, volcanic ash and lava flows. Many of these contain crystals, but no fossils as far as I know. Suddenly, to the south, the snow-covered peaks of the High Atlas Mountains appear like a cloud bank in the distance. A close up of a road cutting along route. River flood plain and storm deposits? The road winds slowly up into the mountains. The top of the pass is 2,260 metres above sea level ans is thus the highest mountain path in Africa. The surrounding peaks are often much higher, Toubkal being the highest, at 4,167 metres, but possible for all to walk up if you have the time and energy.