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List of mountains in the UAE

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List of mountains in the UAE

List of mountains in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah (RAK), mountain ranges, hills, jebel, Jebel Ali, Jebel Jais, Jebel Hafeet. Includes other notable peaks - sand dunes and Burj Khalifa.

List of UAE mountains
Name Location Height GPS summit Access to top Notes
        Public Road  
Burj Khalifa Dubai 818m   Yes No Not a mountain, tallest building for height comparison
Al Hajar mountains Oman and UAE         Mountain range, highest peak is Jebel Shams in Oman, ~3,000m, also Hajjar.
Jebel Al Mebrah           See Jebel Yibir
Jebel Ajla several         Also Jabal Ad Dayr or Jabal Dair, in Fujairah, RAK, Sharjah, and Sudan (!)
Jebel Ali Dubai 59m 25.027476, 55.124618 No Yes Satellite station. Jebel Ali also refers to larger administrative district.
Jebel Bil'Ays           See Jebel Jais (Jebel Al Jais)
Jebel Hafeet Al Ain city 1249m   Yes Yes In Al Ain city in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. Also Jebal Hafit.
Jebel Jais RAK     Yes Yes Higher than Jebel Yibir but peak is in Oman.
Jebel Javi           In Omani enclave in UAE?
Jebel Sumeini           Also Jabal Sumayni, Jebel Ghawil? See Jebel Hafeet?
Jebel Yibir RAK 1727m   No Yes Highest mountain "peak" in UAE. Military checkpoint, no public access since 2017.
Moreeb Dune Abu Dhabi     Yes No Road access to base
Mountain City, Dubai Dubai 300m       Artificial mountain, planned in 2004 but never built.
Ski Dubai Dubai     Yes No Indoor skifield with pictures of mountains.

Mountain climbing in the UAE

Most of the UAE is sand, and sand dunes are technically not too challenging to climb, just exhausting. For mountain and rock climbing, the Hajjar mountains in Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) are popular. Also possible is Fujairah and Jebel Hafeet in Al Ain. Start your climbing adventures here:


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