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Khorasan Mountains
Area/Range

Khorasan Mountains

 
Khorasan Mountains

Page Type: Area/Range

Location: Khorasan, Iran, Asia

Lat/Lon: 35.62158°N / 58.99658°E

Object Title: Khorasan Mountains

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

Season: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Elevation: 10863 ft / 3311 m

 

Page By: Vahid Ashrafi

Created/Edited: Feb 20, 2007 / Apr 21, 2008

Object ID: 271429

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Overview

Khorasan province has located in North-East of Iran . It has divided into 3 province recently : 1-Khorasan Razavi(central) 2-Khorasan Shomali(northern) 3-Khorasan Jonoobi(southern). Two main ranges of Khorasan province are Binalood ranges and Hezarmasjed ranges which are in the north part of Khorasan Razavi province .

Main cities of Khorasan Razavi province : Mashhad , Neyshaboor , Sabzevar , Torbat-e-Heydariyeh , Gonabad , Ferdows , Taybad , Sarakhs , Chenaran , Dargaz , Quchan , Kalat , Fariman , Torbate-Jam , Khaf , Bardaskan.

Main cities of Khorasan Shomali province : Bojnord , Shirvan , Esfarayen .

Main cities of Khorasan Jonoobi province : Birjand , Ghaenat , Nehbandan .

Main Mountains of Khorasan (Name,Height,Nearest city):
1-Shirbad , 3311 m. , Mashhad & Neyshaboor
2-Binalood , 3211 m. , Mashhad & Neyshaboor
3-Zargaran , 3211 m. , Mashhad & Neyshaboor
4-Feleskeh , 3125 m. , Mashhad & Neyshaboor
5-Hezarmasjed , 3040 m. , Dargaz
6-Shah Jahan , 3032 m. , Esfarayen
7-Molkooh , 3010 m. , Torbat-e-Heydariyeh
8-Qorkhood , 2819 m. , Bojnord
9-Bezd , 2812 m. , Torbat-e-Jam
10-Salouk , 2670 m. , Bojnord
11-Bagheran , 2595 m. , Birjand

Getting There

Mashhad has international airport and rail road , Sabzevar and Birjand have domestic airport , all cities also have bus terminal .

Red Tape

Part of Hezarmasjed Ranges is protected area. Camping is allowed but hunting will require a licence.

External Links

climbing.ir
Iran's Mountaineering Federation
Oaj Mountain Climbing Club

Camping

Generally, camping is allowed anywhere. You will also find mountain huts in Binalood mt. , Shirbad mt. and Bezd mt.

Maps

Iran map
Iran Map
Khorasan province
Khorasan Province

Khorasan map
Khorasan Province Map

Khorasan province map
Khorasan Province

 Map of Binalood range <br />
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Map of Binalood ranges

Molkooh Mt. map
Map of Molkooh mt.

Images

AloneBinalood Mt.Shirbad mt.Pooneh SpringBeautiful flowersSoozani 2 peak ( left ) and...Molkooh Mt.
FlowerssunriseMolkooh Mt. in winter