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Trip 404: Hiking in Wadi Qannoubine


The Footprints Nature Club would like to invite you this Sunday 26 November 2017, to enjoy this splendid cool Automn weather in one of the most beautiful hiking places trips in Lebanon:

Hiking in Wadi Qannoubine

There is no need to describe the beauty of Wadi Qannoubine. Just enjoy the pictures to know where we will be walking.

The levels will be divided into three levels:

  1. Easy Level (5 to 6/10): will start the from Blawza and head down towards the Qannoubine Valley, passing thru the Monestry of HawkaMonestry of St. Marina, Monestry of Qannoubine, with around 5 to 6 KMs. They will go by shuttle cars to the Monestry of Mar Leshae and the Electricity Station, after having lunch in a restaurant in the valley.
  2. Easy to Medium Level (6 to 7/10): will start the from Blawza and head down towards the Qannoubine Valley, passing thru the Monestry of HawkaMonestry of St. Marina, Monestry of Qannoubine. They will continue their way towards the Monestry of Mar Leshae and the Electricity Station, after having lunch in a restaurant in the valley.
  3. Medium Level with some difficulties (7/10): The trail that we will walk will be a new one that we walked only once before. We will start from Diman and head down towards the Qannoubine Valley before ending in the village of Mazra3et El-Nahr.

In this season, the weather is always unstable especially in mountains. Thus make sure to get heavy jackets and other warm stuff with you in all the hikes.

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ندعوكم لمشاركتنا هذا الأحد 30 تشرين الأول 2016، في رحلة إلى واحدة من أجمل المناطق الطبيعية،  وتحديداً في:

مشي في الطبيعة في وادي قنوبين

الرحلة ستكون مقسمة إلى 3 مستويات: 

  1. مستوى سهل: (حوالي 5 إلى 6 كلم بوقت حوالي ساعتين) ستبدأ الرحلة من بلدة بلوزا لنتجه نزولاً باتجاه دير سيدة حوقا ثم دير سيدة مارينا، دير سيدة قنوبين، وانتهاء بمطعم في الوادي. بعد الغداء، ينطلق المشاركون بالسيارة إلى دير مار ليشع.
  2. مستوى سهل إلى متوسط: (حوالي 12 كلم بوقت حوالي 4 ساعات). ستبدأ الرحلة من بلدة بلوزا لنتجه نزولاً باتجاه دير سيدة حوقا ثم دير سيدة مارينا، دير سيدة قنوبين، ودير مار ليشع.
  3. مستوى متوسط مع بعض الصعوبة: (حوالي 10 كلم بوقت حوالي 4 الى 5 ساعات). ستبدأ من المقر الصيفي للبطركية المارونية في الديمان لننزل الى وادي قنوبين قبل التوجه الى مزرعة النهر.

الطقس في هذه الفترة من السنة متقلب كثيراً. لذا يجب على الجميع احضار الجاكيتات الدافئة وغيرها من الأشياء لتفادي البرد الموجود خصوصاً على الجبال.

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Must Have

The normal hiking gear that you can find on our website in the page "How to Prepare?".

Your personal insurance.

Cost Fees

Trip cost 35,000 L.L., includes:

  • Transportation from and back to Beirut
  • Cost of the guides

Gathering Place & Time

Our gathering will be at the traffic lights on the crossroad of the General Security building الأمن العام and El-Mathaf المتحف region in Beirut. You can park in the parking nearby

We will start on Sunday 26 Nov, 2017 at 07:00 AM.
The bus will move at 07:35 AM.
We will stop for breakfast on the way. We might be obliged to do some modifications to the plans as needed during the trips.
We will finish on Sunday 26 Nov, 2017 at 07:00 PM.

Hikers' Tips
  • 01

    Be Kind to Yourself

    KNOW YOUR ABILITIES; CHOOSE AN APPROPRIATE HIKE.

  • 02

    Be a Lightweight

    THE LESS YOU CARRY, THE MORE ENJOYABLE THE HIKE.

  • 03

    Avoid Huffing and Puffing

    IF YOU CAN TALK WHILE YOU ARE WALKING, YOU ARE WALKING THE PERFECT SPEED.

  • 04

    Take a Break

    TAKE A TEN MINUTE BREAK AT LEAST ONCE EVERY HOUR.

  • 05

    No Food, No Fuel, No Fun

    DRINK FREQUENTLY AND EAT OFTEN.