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at the top of umm shomar mountain

Panoramas pictures from the top
Jebel Umm Shomer is an amazing peak. One with a high, pointed top that looks almost alpine – especially in the snow – ...
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Panoramas pictures from the top
Jebel Umm Shomer is an amazing peak. One with a high, pointed top that looks almost alpine – especially in the snow – and which stands in one of the most hard-to-reach parts of the Sinai. Europeans in particular were always fascinated by Jebel Umm Shomer; mostly because of its height. Up until the 19th century ,they reckoned it was Egypt’s highest peak: NOT Jebel Katherina, as we know it is today (Jebel Umm Shomer is the SECOND highest peak in Sinai and Egypt at 2537m).
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