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Trip 502: Hiking from Qornayel to Mtein


The Footprints Nature Club would like to invite you this Sunday 08 December 2019, to enjoy the trip:
 
Hiking from Qornayel to Mtein (LMT 16)
 
We will start from the Famous Sohat Water Factory in Falougha. We will pass through the Pine Forest of Qornayel, and continue our way down to the Pine Forest of Bzebdine. We will continue our trail uphill to reach the Mtein Village.
 
The walk is on section #16 of the Lebanon Mountain Trail (LMT). During our walk, we will enjoy passing thru the historical square in El Mtain, the old bridge at Mchika, the Roman bridge in Bzibdine, the serail in Qornayel, the valley of Lamartine, and springs under the spectacular views of Jebel el Kneisseh.
The hike will be of two levels:
  1. Easy to Medium Level (5 to 6/10 – 9 KMs – 4 hrs): Will start from Falougha and end in Bzebdine
  2. Medium to Hard Level (7 to 8/10 - 15 KMs - 5 hrs): Will start from Falougha and end in Mtein
Make sure to get heavy jackets and other warm stuff with you in all the hikes.

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شاركونا هذا الأحد 08 كانون الأول 2019 في رحلة رائعة تحت المطر على درب الجبل اللبناني في منطقة رائعة من مناطق لبنان:

مشي في الطبيعة من قرنايل الى بزبدين ثم الى المتين

ستبدأ الرحلة من غابة الصنوبر في قرنايل-فالوغا  نزولاً الى غابة الصنوبر في بزبدين. يكمل الدرب صعوداً الى قرية المتين.

الرحلة هي القسم 16 من اقسام درب الجبل اللبناني

ستقسم الرحلة الى مستويين:

  1. مستوى سهل الى متوسط (10 كلم - 4 ساعات). يبدأ من فالوغا وينتهي في بزبدين
  2. مستوى متوسط الى صعب (15 كلم - 5 ساعات): يبدأ من فالوغا وينتهي في المتين

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 08 Dec, 2019 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 08 Dec, 2019 at 05:00 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.