The highest lake in Iran !

The highest lake in Iran ! Sabalan lake 4811m an article by : Hamid Shafaghi , IFMGA mountain and ski guide www.Iranclimbingguide.com How will you feel if you trek up a huge mountain and reach to the altitude of 4811 m at the top . on the last steps to the summit , something blue […]

skiing in Zagros

ski tour in Zagros

Zagros is one of the most wonderful desination for backcountry skiing in Iran also worldwide . Those endless mountains gives perfect opportunity to ski on remote and wonderful slopes . Watch this movie which is made by us from our tours in Zagros . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yy8LX1EBsmA&t=3s

Playground in Damavand !

Damavand area is one of the most popular area in Iran for Backcountry skiing . Although most skiers join in early spring for back country ski in this area , still it’s possible to try on it in winter . Damavand itself is a huge conical mountain in the area plus the wonderful northfaces around […]

Ski in Alborz

Ski touring in Alborz

An Article by : Hamid Shafaghi IFMGA mountain and ski guide in Iran , hamid.shafaghi@gmail.com What is Alborz massif  ? Alborz is a range of very high mountains in Iran ( almost all the highest summits in Iran lies in Alborz massif ) and it’s around 900 kms from west to east . There are […]

Backcountry ski in Iran

Ski tour Alborz

  Alborz massif with 900 kms of easy to serious mountains gives great opportunity to backcountry skiers to enjoy the beauty of the country . from nice and huge summits close to Tehran to tricky and remote summits in central and western part of Alborz to the highest summits in the Damavand area ( 4000 […]

IFMGA in Iran ?

IFMGA Guide In Iran

The question is that : Is there any IFMGA guide in Iran ? Answer is Yes , Hamid Shafaghi is the first and only IFMGA guide working in Iran at the moment . There are other people in the process of gaining this qualification as well . There are also agencies who use local skiers […]