Dobarar Ridgeline Ski touring Dobarar (Ghareh Dagh) Ridgeline is an impressive 52 km long mountain chain that forms a continuous wall in the southeastern portion of the Central Alborz Mountains in northern Iran. This ridgeline consists of more than 20 named peaks and many other unnamed high points. The elevations of 5 of these peaks

Ski in Iran Iran is a mountainous country with great ski resorts. Skiing is a special winter sport here with its own fans. In the north of the capital city of Tehran there is a Tochal ski piste which is in the high mountain of Tochal with 3964m altitude. In the north of Tehran province

Shemshak Ski Resort Shemshak is a village and a ski resort 65 Km away from Tehran city in the northeast located in Alborz Ski Region. The piste is in the Central Alborz Mountains and is one of the three largest in Iran. Shemshak village was a small and unknown village, lost in the mountains, before

Ski Touring Mount Damavand  The video is about an adventure ski touring trip performed for a bunch of young Spanish adventurers who had a lot of experience in mountains and ski areas. 21th of March is Persians’ New Year and this tour was performed after the New Year. Damavand Mountain is one of the most

Alborz Ski Region Iran has many ski resorts in different mountains of Alborz and Zagros. The most important Ski Resorts were built before the Islamic Revolution, during Mohammad Reza Pahlavi’s ruling,  and they are still among the best in the country. As you know Alborz mountain starts from north west of Iran near the Turkey

Darbandsar Ski Resort ALBORZ SKI REGION   Darbandsar ski resort is one of Iran’s main ski resorts located in Darbandsar village, north-east of the capital. From Tehran it’s only 65km away and takes one and half hours to reach it. The history of the piste goes back to around the time of the Iran Islamic

Dizin Ski Resort ALBORZ SKI REGION   Dizin is the biggest Ski Resort in Iran, located in Alborz province, north-east of Tehran province, which is on the southern slopes of the Central Alborz Mountains. Dizin ski resort was built around 1960 during the reign of Pahlavi, (Mohammad Reza Shah), before Iran’s Islamic revolution. The piste

Ski Touring in MT Damavand The video is about our expedition ski touring trip in Mt Damavand in April of 2019 that was made for a Spanish couple. Damavand is a symbol of Iran and ascending it is the dream of many adventurous travelers. The Majority of people climb Mt Damavand in the summer as

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

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