Shemshak history ALBORZ SKI REGION   Shemshak is the name of a village in Rudbar-e Qasran District, in Shemiranat County, Tehran Province, Iran. It is a mountain village located in the southern part of the central Alborz Mountains in northeastern Tehran province. Shemshak is one of the highest villages in Iran, situated at an altitude

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

  Shemshak village is one of the highest villages in Iran situated in the heart of the Central Alborz Mountain, with 2,700 m altitude. It is only 65 km from the centre of Tehran, about a 1 ½- hour drive to reach through a mountainous road. There is also a ski resort beside Shemshak village

Alborz-e Markazi Protected Area is one of the biggest protected areas in Alborz Mountain Range observed by the Department of Environment of Iran. The area starts north of Tehran city and stretches to the Caspian Sea. It is situated in three provinces, Tehran, Alborz and Mazandaran. The whole area is around 400,000 hectares and is