A group of visitors manages to find a vantage point to chill and soak up the magnificent view of the Hajar Mountains. Image Credit: Arshad Ali/Gulf News

By now it is fairly well-established that Jebel Jais in Ras Al Khaimah offers a ‘mountain’ of excitment for one and all, including families and adventure seekers.

Every weekend, hundreds of residents head for the Hajar Mountains to enjoy the incredible views that line the ride to the top.

Gulf News photographer Arshad Ali captures the fun.

The view of the lights from the trail of cars going up the top and coming never fail to impress visitors. Image Credit: Arshad Ali/Gulf News
Running into local farm hands with his animals in tow is a common incidence. Image Credit: Arshad Ali/Gulf News
For thrill seekers, like these rock climbers, Jebel Jais is nothing short of an adventure park. Image Credit: Arshad Ali/Gulf News
A rock climber slowly works his way up. Image Credit: Arshad Ali/Gulf News
group of friends enjoys a barbecue at one of the picnic spots near the top the mountain. Image Credit: Arshad Ali/Gulf News
The drive to the top presents a series of breattaking picture opportunites. A selfie here, a groupie there, is the norm. Image Credit: Arshad Ali/Gulf News
While most visitors go up the peak on their vehicles there are some who love to take the ‘road’ less travelled. Image Credit: Arshad Ali/Gulf News