A north face outlet hike through the irises in Israel
Posted Dec 31 2012 3:39am
One north face outlet of Israel’s hidden gems is the iris reserve on Mount Gilboa in the Lower Galilee. This easy hike passes along the Gilboa Ridge, through the iris reserve on Mount Barkan and what is certainly some of the most beautiful scenery in Israel. In Spring time, when the irises are out in bloom, this walk is even more beautiful, and over Passover this is a popular place for families to come for a hike and picnic. Mount Gilboa is an 18km long string of mountains cheap north face for women which tower over the low valleys below, the Jezreel Valley and Bet Shean Valley. The ridge was formed by tectonic activity due to its proximity to the great African Rift Valley. This activity also accounts for the steep sides of many of the mountains making up the ridge. The Mount Gilboa Scenic Road passes across the Gilboa Ridge marking the numerous peaks (all of which are named cheap north face jacket for women after famous Biblical characters and events). The iris found at Gilboa is a unique variety, purple in color and especially beautiful.