Shemshak Winter Mountain scenery   Shemshak is the name of a touristic village before the revolution which has now turned mostly into a small town. Shemshak became famous because of the famous Shemshak Ski resort and a lot of old wealthy people before the revolution came to Shemshak for skiing and it was a hub

4 seasons of life in the Alborz mountains This clip is about one and half years of photography and life in the Shemshak village after Coronavirus from February 2020 till August 2012. The photos and time lapse were taken with Canon EOS-R camera and a few of them recorded with Go pro. The original reason

Trekking in Darbandsar This video is about a private trekking trip in the heights of Alborz ski region in north of Tehran province with some friends in covid times. As the central Alborz Mountains has a lot of peaks, we generally choose one of them for our trekking or mountain biking trip as it is

Mount Kolon Bastak Northern Tehran has countless mountains above 4000 m. which are geographically located in central Alborz mountains.  Mount Kolon Bastak is one of the highest summits in the region with an altitude of 4170 m. above sea level.  The closest village to this summit is Shemshak being 40 km north of Tehran and

Mount Sarak Chal Mount Sarak Chal is one of the highest summits in the central Alborz Mountains at 4210m above sea level. There are actually three Sarak Chal peaks which are located on the famous Kolon Bastak-Sarak Chal mountain ridge line. All three mountains are above 4000 m. The closest village to this mountain is

Mount Sabalan Mt Sabalan is the third highest peak in Iran at an altitude of 4811 m. It is located in Ardabil province, the northwest part of the country. Sabalan or Savalan Mountain is an inactive volcano and at 4811 m is one of the most beautiful mountains in Iran.  So far, not too many

Azad Kuh Mountain, with a giant rocky summit, is one of the highest peaks in Iran, and located in the high central Alborz mountains. Azad means ‘free’ and Kuh means ‘mountain’. The free mountain might be the local name, due to it being cone shaped, so dissimilar from the other surrounding mountains. If you assume

Talesh also spelled Talysh and Talish, is a region in northwest Iran, west of Alborz Mountain range along the southwest of the Caspian Sea. The Talesh area is believed to be the place where the Aryan People first settled. (These are Indo-European people who moved down from, what are today, the Russian steppes to Europe,

Iran, with its numerous high peaks in the Alborz and Zagros mountains, is absolutely the loneliest destination for skiing and Ski touring in the Middle East. Having a high snowfall starting from November till June in the towering mountains on the one hand, and having 150 mountains above 4,000 m on the other, makes Iran

Hiking in Iran is one of the most attractive activities for many individuals especially considering Iran is a mountainous country with many of them over 4,000 m. Hiking is a popular sport for Iranians at weekends. Iran is a vast country with two huge deserts, where even from the desert area it is possible to