Mount Damavand, considering its height, is not so difficult. It is the highest mount of Alborz Mountain Range and also, the highst peak in Iran (5671 m.h.). It’s atmospheric pressure is 456 mm Hg. So, Sufficient physical fitness is the first requirement for climbing Mount Damavand.
Climbing Mount Damavand
Climbing to the summit of Damavand from the southern route, it is not difficult to climb for those who regularly go hiking and have enough physical fitness. Of course, the sulfur gas spill near the summit might be a little bit effortlessly but you can reach the peak by preparing the Essential Equipment for climbing Mount Damavand.
Essential Recommendations for Climbing Mount Damavand
It is better to avoid carrying heavy, extra, and cumbersome vehicles during climbing Mount Damavand. To carry your heavy bag to the last shelter, you can use the mule to less fatigue and save your energy for the final climb.
In the final stage of climbing, move to the summit by removing the necessary gears and placing them in a smaller backpack.
Essential Personal Gears
- Sports insurance
- Valid identification card
- If you have any cardiovascular or asthmatic effects, aware the group’s supervisor
- First Aid Kit
- Standard Trekking Shoes
- Polar jacket
- Gortex jacket
- Polar hat
- Polar gloves
- Shirts and pants
- Mountain climbing trousers
- A Two-day backpack (or one-day backpack with an extra bag to carry with mules to the camp)
- Sleeping bag and mattress
- Stove, camping gas stove, multi-fuel burners (primus), gas cartridge and fuel
- Glasses and personal glassware
- Headlamp with battery
- Bottles of drinking water
- Full mobile charge
- Sleep the night before the climb
Suggested Breakfast: Bread, Cheese, Date, Honey, Nuts
Proposed Lunch: Mashed Potatoes, Macaroni
Suggested dinner: Soup
Proposed snacks: Mousse, Dried Figs, Walnuts, Pistachios, Peanuts, Dates, Biscuits, Chocolates
You can have a brief breakfast two hours before the climb plan.
Iran Hiking Tour Operator
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