Jebel Shams


The Jebel Shams is a col with a length of 22 kilometer. This is a highest category (HC) col. It is located in Ad Dakhiliyah ‍Governorate, Oman. The average grade of this col is 6.1% with a maximum of 12.3%. The Jebel Shams ascents from 855 meter at the start, to 1.987 meter at the top, with a total of 1.214 ascending meters.


Jebel Shams Profile


Distance 22 km
Elevation gain 1214 m
Average grade 6.1 %
Maximum grade 12.3 %
Climb category HC
Minimum elevation 855 m
Maximum elevation 1987 m

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Jebel Shams is even hailed by many as the Grand Canyon of Oman. This climb goes to the viewpoint over this immense Canyon.