Damavand-Doberar

  • Overview

The program includes skiing on Damavand (5671 meters) and Doberar mountain ridge in Alborz mountains. Damavand is the highest mountain of Iran with a cultural significance. It is mentioned in Iranian mythology that the border of Iran was determined by an arrow that was thrown from this mountain. There are 16 routes to summit Damavand that three of them are the most popular; among which the south face route is the most famous and the easiest one. It is the passage that is used in this program.

However, Doberar is famous as one of the longest mountain ridges of Iran which from east faces “Namrod” river and on the other side on west reaches to “Haraz” river. The routes that are taken for skiing in this ridge is thorough the eastern face and it leads to Changiz Chal, and Doberar peaks. There is also another peak that adventurers can have a chance to ascend and ski down from and it is called “Gole Zard.

  • Services
What is included in our services!!!
What is excluded from our services!!!
What is included in our services!!!
  • Accommodations (Hotel, Villa, Lodge, Shelter, Camp, Tent)
  • Professional Mountain Guide with Climbing Instruction Certificate.
  • Professional Cultural Guide for City Tours.
  • Transportation (to and from airport, to and from Polour, to and from Shahbil village)
  • Permits for Ascend.
  • Permits for Entering each Region.
  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) during the Climbing Period and City.
  • Beverages (only those served in Atour Camp)
  • Entrance Fee to visited sites.
What is excluded from our services!!!
  • Tips to Guides and Staffs.
  • Hotel Reservation extra to the one mentioned in the Itinerary.
  • Single Room Supplement.
  • Visa Fee.
  • Personal Travel Insurance.
  • Any Extra Request Not Mentioned in Itinerary.
  • Coffee House Services.
  • Ski and Trekking Equipment
  • Itinerary
    • Day 1: Airport pickup. Transfer to hotel.
    • Day 2: Drive to Polour (2300m). Overnight stay in mountaineering federation lodge.
    • Day 3: Skiing to Gole Zard (3700m) Area. Overnight in local house in Lasem/mountaineering federation lodge.
    • Day 4: Skiing to Changiz Chal (4050m). Overnight in local house in Lasem/mountaineering federation lodge.
    • Day 5: Skiing to Doberar (4084m). Drive back to Polour. Overnight stay in mountaineering federation lodge.
    • Day 6: Transfer to Gosfandsara (3200m). Skiing to Bargah Sevom (4200m). Overnight in Bargah Sevom shelter.
    • Day 7: The summiting day. Summiting Mount Damavand (5610m). Ski down to Bargah. Overnight in Bargah Sevom shelter.
    • Day 8: Reserve day.
    • Day 9: Returning to Gosfandsara. Drive to Tehran. Rest in hotel. Overnight in hotel.
    • Day 10: Tehran city tour. Overnight in hotel.
    • Day 11: Departure. Based on the time of departure, the transfer for airport is arranged.
  • Spots
  • Cultural Extension
    • Destination
    • Cultural Sites
  •  General Equipment List for Ski
Shoes
Skis
Clothes
Avalanche
Others
Shoes
  • Sports Shoes
  • Trekking shoes category A / B
  • Ski touring shoes
Skis
  • Ski touring ski
  • Ski touring skins
  • Telescopic or fixed ski poles with large plates
  • Crampons with anti-scratch plate (already adapted to the ski touring boots)
Clothes
  • Ski socks + replacement
  • Trekking / hiking pants
  • Ski touring pants warm!
  • Windproof and waterproof overpants (breathable)
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Sweater or jacket (wool, fleece, softshell)
  • Thick down jacket (filling weight from 300 g)
  • Wind and waterproof jacket (ideal: breathable)
  • Scarf / Buff as dust or cold protection
  • Headband / warm hat
  • Warm balaclava
  • Warm gloves
  • Over gloves (wind and waterproof, eg Gore-Tex)
  • Expedition Gloves
Avalanche
  • Avalanche probe
  • Modern 3-antenna avalanche transceiver
  • Shovel
Others
  • Sunglasses
  • Glacier glasses (glasses with protection factor 3 or 4)
  • Trekking or mountain backpack 40 l
  • Rain cover for backpack
  • Headlamp with spare batteries
  • Sleeping bag up to – 5 ° in the comfort area or fleece sleeping bag
  • Suncream
  • Drinking bottle or hydration system at least 1.5 liters
  • Multifunction plug for country-specific sockets
  • First aid kit (including blister plaster, tape, disinfection)
  • important personal medicines (hand luggage!)
  •  Level of Difficulty: 4 of 5
  •  Duration: 11 Days
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