(CNN)Look out from the peaks of the High Atlas and you can just about see the Sahara Desert, thousands of meters below.
Tough at the top
Premium carriers including British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa and Qatar Airways all fly direct to Menara Airport, Marrakech
A day lift pass in Oukaimeden costs approximately $11
Bringing your own ski equipment is essential on treks and heli-skiing, and advisable in Oukaimeden
Treks via Imlil including transfers, accommodation, food and porters operated by Pathfinder Travels, Imlil Trek and Trek Morocco. Pathfinder Travels also includes avalanche equipment and training ($1,582 for eight day trip).
Heli-skiing operated by Heliski Marrakech. Ski-only deals begin at $1,050 a day per person, rising to $1,550 for two days heli-skiing including accommodation at Kasbah Agounsane.