Mount Damavand is a favorite target for hiking & trekking in summer season. Because of its great height and simple accessibility from Tehran, it has also gained popularity for ski touring in recent years.
In a good condition it is possible to ski downhill about 12 Km on its slopes. Damavand is surly one of the world’s best off-piste ski touring resort in the world. Visit also Damavand Winter Weather Warning.
Damavand Ski Tour
Damavand is the highest ski resort in the middle-east and is a good place for winter sports. In good snow condition it is possible to ski the whole mountain, about 12,000 meters (39,370 feet) of vertical descent. It is a good resort for wild ski, off-piste ski touring and snowboarding tours.
Because of its vicinity to the Caspian Sea Mount Damavand receives a great amount of snowfalls each year. South Face is the best track for ski tours, this route has a mild slope for ascending up to 5200 meters and after that it is steeper. Ski touring is difficult on other routes. It is possible to ski the mountain in winter and spring. Damavand has no mechanical facility such as ski lift, cable cabin, chair lift, gondola. Therefore ascend is done on feet (plus crampons), snowshoes or by ski (skins).
Damavand Ski Season
Damavand ski season mainly depended on the amount of snowfall in the area. The quantity of snow is different each year and it rely on the weather. Ski time may starts from mid-November and last until mid-May. Damavand ski tours usually go in March and April. It is better to check the snow condition in advance before you fix your travel to the area. See also Damavand Weather.
High Season for Damavand Ski Touring
March-April is high season for Ski touring in Damavand and we are very busy with back to back tours. To support you with the best possible services it is highly appreciated to fix and register your program before January .
Itinerary Ski Touring Damavand
Itinerary is custom design and flexible. We may offer different custom designed ski itinerary for Mt Damavand Iran. It mainly depends on your fitness. You may choose any program, one week or more. This is a sample itinerary for your consideration. You may do modification to plan to best suit your team. Let us know all logistic and support you need to finalize the tour program.
7 Days Skitour Damavand Iran
Day 1: Arrive to Tehran Airport
Greeting at Tehran Airport and transfer to your hotel. Overnight hotel.
Day 2: Transfer to 1st Camp
Transfer to Damavand Camp 1 (altitude about 2270 m) for acclimatization. No hard exercises.O/N C1
Day 3: Ski Touring To 3rd Camp
Transfer by car (as far as car go up) towards 2nd camp. Then walk, or on ski as far as the snow allows trekking to Camp 2 and then continue to third camp called Bargah Sevom (altitude 4250 m). O/N C3.
Day 4: Acclimatization Day
Acclimatization day. Go to nearby heights and ski down to C3. O/N C3.
Day 5: Ski Mountaineering to Summit
Ski up to Damavand summit (altitude 5671 m). Then ski down to camp 3. O/N C3.
Day 6: Ski Descend
Ski descend and drive to C1. Return back to Tehran. Overnight at your hotel.
Day 7: Reserved Day
Reserved day for more acclimatization at C3, bad weather or when your team is tired. Visit Larijan Termal Spring or sightseeing in Tehran. Overnight camp/hotel. Tour ends.
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