IFMGA Guide In Iran

IFMGA MOUNTAIN GUIDE iRAN

Who is me : My name is Hamid Shafaghi and I’m the first and only IFMGA mountain and ski guide in Iran . I started climbing 22 years ago and have some significant climbs in my CV like Climbing the Trango Nameless tower through Slovenian route also many different technical climbs in French Alps like […]

Snow update in Iran , Avalanche danger 18 November 2021

Avalanche danger Iran

With several fresh and heavy snow falls , Iran’s mountains in Alborz and Zagros experienced good snow and already Tochal ski resort is open for use of skiers . Now another heavy air front is crossing the country and extremely cold nights has been predicted . As a result there would be a big change […]

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 […]

Samovar Stone in Alamkuh

An article by : Hamid Shafaghi , IFMGA mountain and ski guide Hamid.shafaghi@gmail.com www.Iranclimbingguide.com Alamkuh summit is the second highest summit in Iran with 4851 meters elevation . The northface of Alamkuh is the ideal place in Iran for series of technical climb and ascents . German flank is the wonderful technical rocky ridge to […]

Damavand

An article by : Hamid Shafaghi IFMGA Mountain and ski guide , Hamid.shafaghi@gmail.com www.Iranclimbingguide.com Mount Damavand Damavand is the highest volcanic summit in Asia . with the measured altitude of 5609 m ( recently measured ) , it’s one of the 7 volcanic project for tourists around the world . How Was Mount Damavand Formed? […]

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 […]

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 […]

Zagros

Zagros mountain are the longest massif in Iran with 1600 km of summits between 3000 to 4700 meters high . Zagros is famous because it’s remote and fabulous summits . Skiing in Zagros gives the ultimate joy of riding in virgin nature . while many back country skiers are suffering from crowded mountains in Europe […]