Jebel Shams is the highest mountain in Oman and has an altitude of 3009m. In the winter, temperatures can fall below 0 degrees. In the summer, temperatures range between 14 to 24 degrees. Sab Bani Khamis is an abandoned village located on the rocky ledge of the mountain. A Via Ferrata – or ‘steel path’ in Italian – is a steel cable route fixed to a rock.