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Akhlamad valley

 
Akhlamad valley

Page Type: Area/Range

Location: Khorasan Razavi, Iran, Asia

Lat/Lon: 36.64198°N / 58.95813°E

Object Title: Akhlamad valley

Activities: Hiking, Trad Climbing, Sport Climbing, Toprope, Bouldering, Ice Climbing, Aid Climbing, Big Wall

Season: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Elevation: 3281 ft / 1000 m

 

Page By: Vahid Ashrafi

Created/Edited: Nov 10, 2007 / Nov 11, 2007

Object ID: 355205

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Overview

Akhlamad is a village in the province of Khorasan Razavi in northeastern of Iran. It is located 60km west of Mashhad, the capital of the province. Akhlamad is known for its waterfalls which is a popular tourist excursion and also for its high walls which is one of the best climbing sites in Iran .

There are many routes of sport climbing , trad climbing , aid climbing , bouldering and big walls (up to 250 m.). The routes' grade is different from 5.9 up to 5.13 .

Hiking through the valley for seeing beautiful waterfalls is take about 2 hours .

Some waterfalls in winter are suitable for ice climbing (up to 40 m.).

My album about ice climbing in Akhlamad

Getting There

There is a main road from Mashhad city to Chenaran city and Akhlamad village . It's possible to ren a mini bus or car from Mashhad to there .

Red Tape

There is no red tape except camping or entering inside gardens !

External Links

Oaj Mountain Climbing Club
climbing.ir

Camping

You can camp every where except inside gardens ! . You can use the shelter and should pay Rls 10000 every night per person . You can also rent a village's home .

Topo & Pic of Routes

coming soon !

Images