Ben Robbins
OutdoorUAE|May - August 2018

The man behind the extreme, well defined and detailed trails of UAE is not known on social media but well known on Wickiloc for his work and one of the most experienced and qualified mountaineer in the UAE.

Arnaud Laviolette

How did you start Mountaineering?

I originally got into mountaineering when I was younger than I remember, doing smaller scale treks in the hillier areas of the UK, slowly moving up to the bigger, rockier, more hostile peaks. The more you discover, the more you want to discover, so as I have travelled around the world, I have explored different mountain types, in different climates, inhabited by different people; so it stays interesting.

How do you find the mountaineering trend in the UAE compared to the rest of the world?

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