Mount Damavand Guide
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Winter View Mount Damavand
Mount Damavand Winter View

Ascent to the Mt Damavand summit is technically easy but physically a challenging hike, the main challenge of climbing is acclimatization…

Camp1 Polour Hut/Lodge is the best starting point for south and west route and it is a shortcut to base camp, this new complex sport center is made by Iran Mountain Federation....

Alborz Mountains, Caspian Sea and Mt Damavand
Alborz Mountain Range, Caspian Sea and Mt Damavand
Fantastic work by Views of the Earth

Camp 1 Polour
Polour Hut is a new established camp made in 2004 by Iran Climbing Federation. This complex sport center is the best starting point for calsic south route or the west route ....

Polour Camp Mount Damavand
Mt Damavand Camp 1 - Polour Hut Altitude 2270 m

Camp 1 Reineh
Reineh Camp in Reineh Town is the oldest camp in the area, it was made in 1939 and reconstructed in 1969, since then there has been no major reconstruction in this building.....

Mt Damavand South Route Camp 1 - Reineh Altitude 2078 m
South Route Camp 1 - Reineh Altitude 2078 m

Camp 2 Base
Base camp is summer starting point for trkking and it is a camping area at altitude 3040 meters above sea level, with a small mountain shelter/refuge, a mosque called Saheb al Zaman and a sheepfold...

Camp 2 Base Mount Damavand
Mt Damavand Camp 2 Base Goosfand Sara 3040m

Camp 3 Bargah
Bargah Sevom shelter/refuge at altitude 4220 m, is the oldest shelter in damavand area, this small mountain refuge has been the main safe haven and resort for climbers for years....

Accommodation in Mt Damavand south route Camp3 Bargah Sevom Shelter/Refuge
Mt Damavand south route
Camp3 Bargah Sevom Old Shelter/Refuge 4220m

Camp3 New Hut
South Route Campsites
This new mountain resort is made by Iran Mountain Climbing Federation at altitude 4250 meters above sea level, very closed to old shelter/refuge Bargah e Sevom campsite at 4220m....

Mt Damavand south route Camp3 New Hut
Mt Damavand south route Camp3 New Hut 4250m
Photo A.Soltani, 2 June 2009

Mt Damavand Poul e Moon Caves, Photo by A.Soltani
Poul e Moon Caves

Common Mistakes
Some common mistakes are the main reason for unsuccessful ascend usually done by new climbers and even experinced ones, by avoiding these mistakes you can increase your chance of ascend .…

Due to its great height with mild climbing slopes and lack of technical difficulty, Mt Damavand is a popular tourist attraction and a well-known symbol of Iran, it is one of the most popular height ...

Mt Damavand Popularity and Crowd
Damavand Popularity and Crowd

The difficulty and toughness of Mt Damavand 5671 m in Iran is almost the same as Mt Kilimanjaro 5892 m in Tanzania and Mt Everest Base Camp 5380 m in the Himalayan Mountain Range....

To enjoy a safe hike, it is essential to bring the proper mountain gear. Some of the most important things to bring are , Trekking shoes and Socks, Sleeping bag, mattress, tent, Jacket and pants Gore-Tex...

Facts And Figuers, Some useful and interesting facts and figuers, mainly focused on south route, base camp to the summit, Base camp to Summit, Average ascend Time 10 hours, Average speed 800 m/h...

Facts And Figures about Mount Damavand
Facts And Figures about Mount Damavand

Frequently Asked Questions, Befor asking a question please try to find your answer here, if you could not find a suitable answer then feel free to ask, we will reply to all emails with the subject Mt Damavand...

Google Earth
Virtual Trip by Google Earth to Mt Damavand, It is very useful to have a virtual trip to the mountain by Google Earth before you really start climbing, it gives you a lot of ideas and answers...

Google Earth photos for Mt Damavand south route
Google Earth photos for Mt Damavand South Route

Mt Damavand GPS Landmark and waypoint, South face GPS measurments track waypoints and landmarks, ( 29 May 2006 - 6 June 2006 - 31 Aug 2007 ) , the safest, the best , and the quickest way to...

Damavand GPS South Route
Mt Damavand GPS Landmark Table South Route

How to Climb
How To Climb Damavand, Two days climb from south face in detail, Camp 1- Polour Camp 2270 m
Tehran > Haraz Road > Polour > Polour Camp . ( approx 1.5 Hours )

Mount Damavand south route from Camp3 Bargah Sevom to the Summit
Mount Damavand south route from Camp3 Bargah Sevom to the Summit

Icefall of Mount Damavand at 5100m
Mt Damavand Icefall of at 5100m

Itineraries in this topic are mainly based on requests, you can make any modification to a package to suit your programme, you may add one extra day and reserve it for bad weather or ...

In this post you will find helpful and interesting road and route maps for mt damavand, signs and images. The maps shows you all the ways and footpaths, from Tehran to starting points, camps...

South Route Map Mt Damavand
Mt Damavand South Route Map

MDG International
MDG in Your Language, Summary of MDG in Your Native Language . This is an auto translateion of MDG in different languages, later we may add a human translation too....

Mount Damavand nature is fantastic in spring specially for its beautiful red flaowers. At the foot there are a special kind of poppy called the scarlet poppy or papaver bracteatum grows...

Mount Damavand Nature,  Damavand poppy fields above clouds, Photo by A. Soltani
Mount Damavand Nature
Damavand poppy fields above clouds
Photo by A. Soltani

Photo Gallery
See beautiful photos in separate album for each category, Recently I have added a numerous number of photos to MDG photo gallery album , the total number reaching about 500, a part from that...

Mount Damavand Photo Gallery

Damavand has 16 routes , 4 of these routes, south, west, north and north-east are popular, each with a shelter at about 4000m . The north face has an extra shelter at 5000m , the most popular ...

We organize and offer the best possible services for your mountain, ecosystem and cultural tours, either as exclusive custom designed tours to best suit your programme or as a single service...

Best climbing season for damavand are June, July and August are the best climbing season. During these three months, the footpath is usually free of snow, the weather is relatively mild...

Mt Damavand South Route beginning of climbing season
Beginning of Climbing Season Mt Damavand South Route

Many of you may have dreamed of standing on the roof of Iran and peak of Damavand, we give you this opportunity to try your dream and truly experience the magic of this beautiful...

Damavand Private Tours
Mount Damavand Private Tours

Video Clips
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Volcanic Activity
Volcanic activity became unusual and much higher than usual in 2007, it has started emitting a great amount of sulphur gas and steam out of its main active part, the photos shows the most active part....

Vinegar Mask for Volcanic Area of Mount Damavand
Vinegar Mask for Volcanic Area near the summit

Volcanic Statues of Volcano Damavand
Volcanic Statues

Volcano Damavand
Located approximately 50 kilometers northeast of Tehran, it is an impressive stratovolcano that reaches 5,670 meters (18,598 feet) in elevation. Part of the Alborz Mountain Range near the Caspian Sea...

Please be advised it is not recommended to use any unidentified place as your resting place either in the mountain or in the city-villages near the mountain. The safest , the cheapest , the best...

For Weather Forecast visit Snow-Forecast it is about 80% correct …

Winter Climb
This mountain is a popular mountaineering peak for summer, it is surly one of the most difficult ones in the world for winter climb, freezing weather...

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