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From Khatoon Bargah Peak

 

Page Type: Route

Location: Tehran, Iran, Asia

Lat/Lon: 36.02820°N / 51.63790°E

Object Title: From Khatoon Bargah Peak

Route Type: Hike plus scramble

Time Required: Half a day

Difficulty: Class III

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Created/Edited: Jul 24, 2005 / Jul 24, 2005

Object ID: 165966

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Approach


See link to Khatoon Bargah Page below.

Route Description


The starting point for this route is the summit of Khatoon Bargah Peak. Click for a link to Khatoon Bargah route page.

This route describes a ridge-top traverse from the summit of Khatoon Bargah to Kharsang Kooh #2, #1 and down to the 3690 m saddle south of North Kharsang Kooh. Total distance is around 2 Km.

From the summit of Khatoon Bargah, the summit of Kharsang Kooh #2 will be in good view. Follow the ridge-top west to reach the base of #2. To avoid its southern wall, approach #2 from the north. Some hand and foot climbing will get you to the top.

From the base of #2, you can hike down easy slopes to the 3870 m saddle and then up the easy eastern slopes of #1 to reach its top.

Continuing down to the 3690 m saddle will require some hand and foot climbing. The northern slopes directly below the summit of #1 are wall-like and should be avoided. The best option might be to follow the top of a northwestern ridgeline (See photo).

Essential Gear


In early season (late June/early July) crampons may come in handy. We did actually use them.

Miscellaneous Info


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