Damavand 5610 m – Different choices to climb

An article by : Hamid Shafaghi IFMGA mountain and ski guide   Damavand is the highest volcano in Asia . It’s one of the 7 volcano project in the world . The conical shape of the mountain attracts many different people from worldwide to try their chance to climb this mountain . From 2018 to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]