Damavand Climb: DC DC Update 7/31

A dense layer of tall clouds rolled last night and landed on top of the mountain. The cloud layer traps heat and blocks long-wave radiation, so glaciers do not radiate cooling overnight at high altitudes. As a result, guides reported that their ascent conditions were...

Damavand Hiking News: DC DC Update 7/27

Sunrise behind the small Tahoma of the CathedralIt was a busy weekend at Camp Moir and on top of the mountain. Warm temperatures, clear skies and gentle winds create excellent climbing conditions. Most parties started their work very early for their summit. Rangers...