zagros ski touring , spectacular experience in Iran

Introduction

zagros ski touring : there are two main mountain ranges in Iran : Alborz in the north of country and Zagros , a huge mountain range consists of hundreds 4000 meters peaks from north west to south east of Iran plateau , the easiest access area of Zagros is located in south west of Isfahan i Zardkuh massif near Chelgerd with many nice slopes for ski mountaineering.

Zagros ski tour

Every winter it snows heavily. Because of that, most of the peaks remain snowy during the year, turning this place into a ski touring paradise!

Best peaks for Zagros ski touring:

The Zardkouh massif is a group of more than 4000 meters peaks that highest one is Kolunchin(4221m) other main mountains : Dozardeh(4000m) , Shah e Shahidan(4150m),  Ab sefid(3720m).

Culture attractions of Zagros ski touring: 

The nomadic lifestyle is still present in these mountains. You can find goats and sheeps , as well as families (including Bakthyaris) that accompany them. In winter they all descend to the lower valleys.

Elburz ,iran map

The best time

the best time for zagros ski touring is from February to April . if you want to do ski touring zagros the best way is to flight to Isfahan then by 3 hours driving you can reach to Chelgerd , there are some nice hotels and also local house that you can adopt for inhabitant. there are also a ski resort in Chelgerd.

zagros ski touring

Koohrang ski resort

Bakhtiary tribes live in Zagros mountains since thousand years ago and these people are very friendly people and one of the highlights of this are is these nice people.

you can find here one of our tours for skiing in zagros and also we can organize any skiing tour in this area and customize for you.

seven best spots for ski touring in Iran

Ski touring in Iran? Where we do it?

Thirty percent of Iran plateau is mountainous area that consist of more than one thousand 4000m peaks , in winter most of them are covered with snow then there is a high potential for ski touring in Iran . Zagros (From North-West to South-West) and Alborz (North) are two huge mountain ranges in Iran that you can find many good area for ski mountaineering.

For organizing ski touring in Iran contact us.

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Lasem & Damavand ski mountaineering

Short report of a nice ski tour around Mount Damavand

Lasem and Damavand ski mountaineering was  our first skiing tour in 2018

First day:

Beginning of March 2018 our trip started in mount Golezard in Polur . Me and Shams from Franc climbed up to 3000 meters We settled the night at a local home in Reyneh village .

Mount Damavand

Lasem and Damavand ski , View of Damavand from Golezard

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Dizin ski touring

Dizin ski touring , today(12 jan. 2018) we did our first ski mountaineering effort in 2018 .our group was consist of :me(Mehdi Farhadi) and two member of our group in “Iran Trekking Tour” co. : Farah Mansouri and  Ehsan Partovinia  . we did it in Dizin region , we ascended Seechal summit(3700m) then we returned down by skiing , although in this season we did’nt have enough snowfall in Iran plateau but fortunately we had a chance to do skiing in Dizin region.

here you can see some of our photo which today have taken by our group :

dizin ski resort

Dizin ski touring ,I took this photo from top of Seechal peak

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