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Start: Colored Sands Campground, Yeruham Crater End: Colored Sands Campground, Yeruham Crater Variation 1: The route can be toughen by running the opposite direction (more ascending).
Then its also make sense to dip toward the end in Ein Yorkeam pond Variation 2: The route can be shorten slightly by starting from Ein Yorkeam nightcamp Advantages: An elegant line through a crater, dry riverbed and then a long flowing line until the end Disadvantages: Water is not available.
It is unlikely to hitchhike back from Maale Akrabim nightcamp (the end) which forcing to deposit a car.
Public transportation is not available Interest Point: It is recommended to eat in Humus Inti in Yeruham on the way back.
Not on the approach though