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Anyone know the Tiz`N`Tichka in Morocco

I`ve just found it using Mapsource & plan to visit next year.
My question is;

Is it the N9 that runs North-South. Or is it the "Road" that runs East-West to Telouet??

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The N9 runs from Marrakesh to Ouarzazate, and includes the Tiz N Ticha pass.

Personally, if you are only going for the view, I think the Tiz N Test pass, which heads south west from Marrakesh is actually a more scenic and interesting road. it has less traffic, but the road was not in as good condition as Tiz N Ticha.

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The N9 runs from Marrakesh to Ouarzazate, and includes the Tiz N Ticha pass.

Personally, if you are only going for the view, I think the Tiz N Test pass, which heads south west from Marrakesh is actually a more scenic and interesting road. it has less traffic, but the road was not in as good condition as Tiz N Ticha.

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Yep, got to agree with Matt....
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I`ve found the "Col Du Test"

Is that it??
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Tizi is Tamazight (Berber) for col.

Hotel Riad Hida, Maroc is a lovely hotel south of the Test pass at Ouled Berhill
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I am three-quarters through the continent and found the Tizi-n-Tichka the scariest experience in all of Africa. Many of the local drivers are absolutely mad - and quite a number of them dead 1000m below.

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