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 […]

Shazde Mahan Garden ( a heaven in desert )

In visiting the southern Iranian province of Kerman, one needs to make sure they take in Mahan: home to the biggest and most beautiful Iranian garden. Shazdeh Mahan Garden meaning Prince Mahan’s Garden is a historical Persian garden located near Mahan in Kerman province, Iran. The city of Mahan is located in the southeast of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Skiing in Zagros

ski tour in Zagros

What is Zagros ?  Zagros massif is a long series of big and small mountains which located in Iran . These series are 1600 km long and that’s the longest massif in Iran . Zagros is remote , wild , has great scenery and beauty and normally has great snowpack . What are the classic […]