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Mount Damavand Ski Resort Guide
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Mount Damavand in Iran (Islamic Republic of) is a small ski resort with no ski lifts but it does boast a very impressive 1524 metres (5000 feet) of vertical descent. The closest airport is at Tehran (Mehrabad Airport) and the transfer time is only 1 hours. The nearest train station to Mount Damavand is at Tehran.
The area has a famous climbing path & shelters: 1-South Ridge: 3rd Shelter (200 persons), 2-West Ridge: Simorq Shelter (40 persons), 3-North-East Ridge:Takhteh Fereidoun Shelter (30 persons), 4-North Ridge: 4000 & 5000 Shelters (15 persons each one), * In summer (high season of climbing) it is hard to find empty place in shelters and taking a tent is recommended. ** shelters have only few wooden beds (north has nothing) and no more facilities. *** Iran Mountaineering Federation agent charges foreign climbers in base camps (about 50US$).
- Nearest Airport:Tehran (Mehrabad Airport)
- Nearest Train Station:Tehran
- Tourist Office Phone:+98 9121062734
- Tourist Office Website:www.damavandiran.com
- Slopeside accommodation:-
- Season opens:1 Jan 2017
- Season closes:1 Jun 2017
Announcements & News from the Mount Damavand ski resort manager
1- This period of time is proper for off-piste skiing (there is no formal piste).
2- Best season for Damavand Mt. Climbing : 1st-July to 15th-September.
Before and after this period of time, you may need professional equipment (snow boot, crampon & ...).
* In case of not enough acclimatization, be careful of high altitude diseases!
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- Issued:23 Nov
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Mount Damavand Location Maps
Visitor Reviews of Mount Damavand
K from Iran writes:
Our team bozboz-e-ghandi, consisting two person (me, the head and S, the follower) reached the summit at 12:45 on Saturday August the 30, 2014.
I think Damavand is a holly place and as you all know there are too many stories about men who came down from or went to Damavand and rescued this land (Fereydoun, Arash, ....) so I thought I should go there at least once in my life and now I am very proud of this.
I should state here that this site was a great help and I used the information about weather forecast.