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рядом с Sakan Abu Ragīa, North Sinai (Egypt)
This is a beautiful hike very well suited for a full moon night situated in the far south-western corner of the Ramon crater. The hike begins at the mt. Ramon parking lot, note that the road leading to this parking lot from Road 171 is unpaved and might be impassable for low riding vehicles (although there is no need for 4x4, Mazda3 passed there without problems).
The trail first goes to the top mt. Ramon (the highest point of the Negev) and then around the tip of the crater towards mt. Ido. There the trails descends to the crater itself, goes towards Prisms Canyon and back up to the crater's ridge.
The optimal timing would be to finish the climb to the ridge on sunrise. From this point there are 4-5 km back to the parking.
Top of the mt. Ramon, the highest point in Negev. From here turn right to the red trail known as "Sovev Makhtesh"
Arod Lookout with a beautiful view of the crater. From here go south the blue 4x4 trail
Here leave the 4x4 trail and go up the hill (turning slightly left) with the "Sovev Makhtesh" trail
Turn left to the red trail (from mt. Ido to mt. Ramon)
Turn right to the black 4x4 trail going towards Karnei Ramon hills
Turn left to the green trail going to the Prisms Canyon
Turn left (leaving the marked trail) and go along the ridge
The best point to watch the sunrise
Join the red trail going back to mt. Ramon
Turn right to the black trail (shortcut for mt. Ramon)