Ski and Mountain Tours
The topography of Iran consists of
rugged mountainous rims surrounding high interior basins. The two major
ranges of Zagros and Alborz, as well as other minor ranges and isolated
mountains, contain over 3,000 peaks exceeding the altitude of 4,000
meters. Mount Dmavand, standing at 5,671meters above sea level, is the
Such abundance of high mountain peaks conveniently provides suitable grounds for variety of climbing or skiing activities.
experienced climbers can try their skills on the glaciers of Mount
Damavand and the big wall of Alam-Kouh, 4,850 meters, while there are
alternative routes suitable for hikers of all level and strength.
In winter the slopes
of Zarad-Kouh, 4,221 meters, offers excellent powder to the back country
skier and through April to May its meadows covered with wild flower
beds are pasture to the nomad herds and a very popular destination for