Damavand – Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering

Damavand Peak photo


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Simorgh Camp, Damavand photo


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Damavand shadow on Lar Lake photo


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Cap of Damavand photo


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Damavand Summit photo


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  • Elevation: 5670 m
  • Difficulty:
  • Best months to climb: July, August, September
  • Convenient center: Raineh, Iran (village at the south base of the mountain)

Damavand Climbing Notes

asad Nikbakhtan- 09155810122 from IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF writes:

How To Climb Damavand from the north rout? <br/> This is ideal for ordinary mountaineers with ordinary climbing skills and common gears during Jun and July and suitable weather condition, where there is little snow on the mountain and the weather is relatively mild. <br/>Damavand Itinerary from the north rout <br/>Day 1: Transfer from your hotel in Tehran to Nandal Resort ,drive away from tunnel 7 and 8 Haraz road -20 km away from Haraz road . <br/>Day 2: Take cars from Nandal to Sang Bozorg-meaning the big stone- by Mr Hamid Salehi 09119147065 and take a horse by horse man-mr Majid Ghorbannezhad-to camp 1 at 4000 altitude,after a short rest climb to camp 2 at 5000 altitude and Acclimatise. <br/>Day 3: Climb to Damavand summit and descent back to Camp 5000 <br/>Day 4: Descent to Nandal Resort and transfer to Tehran. <br/> <br/> <br/>*** Take enough water with during your itinerary


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