The course is marked with the following: orange spray paint, reflective tape and pink ribbon. You do not require a GPS for navigation, but it should be noted that we have had locals removing or moving markers in the past and although we will endeavour to check they are all still in place, you would be advised to use a GPS watch or know how to use a compass to locate start/finish and checkpoints.
The course includes some steep and rocky elevation. The steep climbs are rewarded with some beautiful panoramic vistas of Ras Al Khaimah and weather permitting, should allow views to the Arabian Sea. Although not dangerously precarious, you should still exercise caution when navigating some sections. Narrow tracks and ledges, with loose rock and gravel accounts for most of the terrain here and can be potentially dangerous to people below you or yourself if you do not take adequate care. Much of the rock in this area is very sharp and razor like, please ensure your mandatory kit is complete in o