Megtekintve 4319 alkalommal, letöltve 97 alkalommal
közel El Mtaïn, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
After a lunch break at the lakes, we made a turn around the lakes and we found our way down where we reached a cave(?). (THIS PART OF STEEP DESCENT IS NOT RECOMMENDED FOR BEGINNERS).
It you want to stay on the trail, just leave the LMT to the left before arriving to the waypoint where we left the LMT (There is a trail leading you to Jouar el Houz).
After the steep descent, we reached a trail (See waypoint). To avoid entering the town of Jouar el houz, we turned to the left and we crossed the road to follow a dry riverbed. The trail here is unclear but you will find a footpath. At some point, we found "fresh" markings of LMT and we knew that this will be soon the new LMT section 16 trail. This newly marked trail is one of the most beautiful trails passing through beautiful forests and offering magnificient views. After reaching the valley, we continued on the new LMT till we reached the point of intersection of the old and new sections. From there, nearly the same route to the starting point.
I highly recommend the new trail from Falougha to Mtein in both ways.