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December 28, 2010

Skiing in Iran

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Ski Resorts in Iran.

Near Tehran.

These resorts are in the Alborz Mountains.

Shemshak
There are 6 lifts with the highest at about 1450m. It is about 40 kilometers from Tehran and takes about 55 minutes to drive there. The elevation is around 3000 meters.

Dizin
Dizin has a vertical drop of around 900 meters. The highest ski-lift is about 3600 meters. There is a gondola, a couple of chair-lifts, and surface lifts. It is 2.5 hours from Tehran.

Tochal
You can access Tochal from the Tochal Telecabin which is easy to get to from Tehran. You take the gondola up the mountain and on top of the mountain are some surface lifts. You can also ski down to the 5th cable car station.

Darbansar
Darbansar has 3 slopes and is good for beginners.

near Tabriz
Excursions can be organized to ski on Mount Sahand. There may be one ski lift.

Ganjnameh
You can ski on the Tarik Dare ski slopes on Thursday and Friday. You may be able to stay in Hamadan at Farshchi Guest House or the Hamadan Guest House.

Zagros Mountains
Sepidan is 15 kilometers from the ski slope of Poolad Kaf, which has four lifts, the highest elevation being 3400m.
Chelgerd has a single T-bar.

Featured Image Photo by Ali Majdfar. Thank you.

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