Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos in Southern Israel

Mt Ardon Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainHills, Deserts / Badlands / GorgesDateLate Nov
Region/PlaceNegev, Ramon CraterCountryIsrael  
Dist (kms)12Height gain (m)300Route findingEasy
RouteGivat Harut parking, Givat Harut, Mt Ardon, Givat Harut parking
NotesMulti-coloured sandstones and views over the Ramon Crater.
Mt Ardon from Givat Harut, Mt Ardon ascent (T), Maktesh Ramon (Ramon Crater), Negev, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 30-Nov-98, E583

Desert colours on ascent to Mt Ardon, Mt Ardon ascent (T), Maktesh Ramon (Ramon Crater), Negev, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 30-Nov-98, E585

  
Saharonim ridge Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainDeserts / Badlands / GorgesDateLate Nov
Region/PlaceNegev, Ramon CraterCountryIsrael  
Dist (kms)5.5Height gain (m)150Route findingEasy
RouteWadi Gavanim Camping, Saharonim ridge, Ein Saharonim, Wadi Gavanim, Wadi Gavanim Camping
NotesGood views to Mt Ardon.
Saharonim ridge (R) from Wadi Gavanim, nr Route 40, Saharonim Ridge walk (T), Maktesh Ramon (Ramon Crater), Negev, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 29-Nov-98, E577

Gully from summit of Sahoronim Ridge leading to Wadi Gavanim, Mt Ardon on horizon, Saharonim Ridge walk (T), Maktesh Ramon (Ramon Crater), Negev, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 29-Nov-98, E578

Mt Ardon from below Sahoronim Ridge in Wadi Gavanim, black cone (M) is Givat Harut, Saharonim Ridge walk (T), Maktesh Ramon (Ramon Crater), Negev, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 29-Nov-98, E581

Mt Ardon from Wadi Gavanim, Saharonim Ridge walk (T), Maktesh Ramon (Ramon Crater), Negev, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 29-Nov-98, E582

Wadi Nekarot / White Canyon Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainDeserts / Badlands / GorgesDateLate Nov
Region/PlaceNegev, Ramon CraterCountryIsrael  
Dist (kms)7Height gain (m)100Route findingEasy
RouteEin Saharonim, Wadi Ramon, Wadi Nekarot, White Canyon, Wadi Ardon dykes, Ein Saharonim
NotesA good short loop though good desert scenery.
Multi-coloured volcanic dyke in Wadi Ardon, Wadi Nekarot and White Canyon walk (T), Maktesh Ramon (Ramon Crater), Negev, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 30-Nov-98, E586

   
Ein Avdat pools Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainLakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateLate Nov
Region/PlaceNegevCountryIsrael  
Dist (kms)3Height gain (m)100Route findingEasy
RouteEin Avdat
NotesMirror pools early in the morning.
Pools in Nahal Zin nr Ein Avdat, Ein Avdat pools walk (T), Ein Avdat Reserve, Negev, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 28-Nov-98, E565

Reflections in Avdat pools, Ein Avdat pools walk (T), Ein Avdat Reserve, Negev, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 28-Nov-98, E566

Ein Avdat waterfall, Ein Avdat pools walk (T), Ein Avdat Reserve, Negev, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 28-Nov-98, E568

Reflections of Nahal Zin nr Ein Avdat waterfall, Ein Avdat pools walk (T), Ein Avdat Reserve, Negev, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 28-Nov-98, E569

Wadi Gishron / Mt Zefachot Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainDeserts / Badlands / GorgesDateEarly Dec
Region/PlaceEilatCountryIsrael  
Dist (kms)13Height gain (m)300Route findingModerate
RouteYo'ash, Wadi Gishron, Zefachot, Eilat SPNI
NotesExcellent outing from Eilat though acacia filled wadis similar to Sinai, get the bus to the start of the walk.
Mt Shelomo (black) and Medyan Mtns in Jordan from Yo’ash Mtn, Gulf of Aqaba (R), with Saudi Arabia (Far R), Wadi Gishron and Mt Zefachot walk (T), Negev, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 2-Dec-98, E592

Wadi Gishron with Mt Yehoshafat (R), Wadi Gishron and Mt Zefachot walk (T), Negev, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 3-Dec-98, E593

Wadi to W of Wadi Gishron, Wadi Gishron and Mt Zefachot walk (T), Negev, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 3-Dec-98, E594

Acacia tree in Wadi Gishron looking to N, Wadi Gishron and Mt Zefachot walk (T), Negev, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 3-Dec-98, E595

Boulders and Acacia trees in Wadi Gishron, nr Eilat, Wadi Gishron and Mt Zefachot walk (T), Negev, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 3-Dec-98, E596

View NE to Mt Yehoshafat (508m) from top of Ma’ale (ascent) Gishron, Wadi Gishron and Mt Zefachot walk (T), Negev, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 3-Dec-98, E597

  
Wilderness of Zin Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainDeserts / Badlands / GorgesDateLate Nov
Region/PlaceNegevCountryIsrael  
Dist (kms)13Height gain (m)200Route findingEasy
RouteSerpentine Camping, Nahal Divshon, Ein Aqev, Nahal Aqev, Nahal Zin, Serpentine Camping
NotesDesert scenery deep in the Negev Desert.
Nahal Divshon leading into Nahal Zin and Zin Plain in background, Nahal Divshon, Nahal Aqev, Nahal Zin circuit (T), Wilderness of Zin, Negev, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 28-Nov-98, E570

Nahal Aqev below Plain of Zin, Nahal Divshon, Nahal Aqev, Nahal Zin circuit (T), Wilderness of Zin, Negev, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 28-Nov-98, E572

Ibex family nr Ein (spring) Aqev, Nahal Divshon, Nahal Aqev, Nahal Zin circuit (T), Wilderness of Zin, Negev, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 28-Nov-98, E573