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

iran ski mountaineering

beginning of ascending Golezard

Iran ski

Lasem and Damavand ski ,  Shams is ascending the last part

iran ski 2

Lasem and Damavand ski ,  a view of north face of Golezard

Second day

second day me with Shams and his girlfriend and two young mountaineer from Czech Repoblic drive to Lasem valley and since the road was closed we did a nice trekking about 8 km on the road to Lasem and we climbed up to 2900 meters and because of strong wind on the ridge we returned by ski to village , we drive to Reyneh to Masoud guest house.

Lasem ski

ski touring on Lasem road

Iran Lasem ski

ascending Angemar on Lasem valley

Iran skiing tour

Lasem and Damavand ski , Ski touring with a nice view of Lasem village

Damavand skiing tour

Lasem and Damavand ski , last skiing in Lasem

Third day

Third Day , Shams and his girlfriend and Ashkan leaved Reyneh to Lasem and me with two Czech mountaineer drive to Damavand south face. in this day we started trekking from 2400 meters in the beginning of dirt road of mosque . and after 8 hours trekking we reached to Bargah3 and settled on Hut.

reyneh

goodbye photo with French friends

mount Damavand

beginnig of trekking

Damavand ski mountaineering

Damavand ski

Damavand hut

Bargah3

Damavand and Lasem ski touring , Damavand Hut

Fourth day : rest and acclimatization
Fifth day 

In this day we started our final attempt on Mount Damavand . the normal route for summer is a ridge in right side oh Hut but in winter we ascend on a glacier on north of Hut , left side of summer route.

Damavand ski

Lasem and Damavand ski , ascending mount Damavand

damavand ski

ski mountaineering on Damavand

5000 meters

You can find our skiing package for skiing in Damavand and Lasem here:

Damavand-Lasem skiing (8days)