Alam-Kūh -Mount Alam is a mountain in the Alborz mountain range in the north of Iran, Mazandaran Province, forming a peak of the Takht-e Suleyman Massif. It is located in the Kelardasht District of the MazandaranProvince of Iran. With an elevation of 4,848 meters it is the second highest peak in Iran behind Mount Damavand
The first recorded ascent of the peak was made from Hazarchal over the south face by the German brothers Bornmüller during their six-month botanical exploration of the Alborz in 1902
The 800 m high, steep granite north face provides some of the most difficult and interesting mountaineering routes in the country and the climbs rank along side major climbing routes in the European Alps.
BEST TIME : May June July August 2017
TRIP LENGTH: 6 days
• full services of a professional expedition leader plus local guides
• 4×4 vehicle support as required
• all meals
• all transport as outlined in the itinerary
• all accommodation
• any specialist kit
• any entrance permits (50 USD for Damavand – 30 USD for Alamkooh)
• international flights
• local airport taxes and international visas
• tips to local guides
• personal equipment (once booked you’ll receive a short kit list)
• travel insurance
Day 1: Driving from Tehran to Marzan Abad and Roodbarak through scenic Chaloos road. Overnight at MFSI hut.
Day 2: Driving an SUV to a place called Tang Galoo. We are going to have a 2-hour climbing to Hesarchal camp ( about 3700m). Short walk around and overnight at the camp.
Day 3: Climbing Lashgarak peak (4200m) and back to the camp.
Day 4: Climbing Alamkooh peak (4811m) and back to the camp.
Day 5: Driving to Roodbarak and Caspian sea in Mahmood Abad . overnight at a hotel of motel. Sightseeing and swimming .
Day 6: Returning to Tehran