Your self experienced info about this area is very outstanding, i havn't found any good detail like this before for this area, i like your new pages and images. haha ! i had found the pdf link you put on the page before... now that i see these pictures i understand the meaning of your sentences on the phone, i just don't know how you went to all these places ! its very hard (at least for me)
look at this picture : the part that is like molten chocklate is a sign of glacier, there can be ice under it, or it used to be a glacier... melhttp://www.summitpost.org/image/74408/150588/scope-of-kholeno-peak-to.html
The glacier was a delight to see. It can be reached via a 22 Km hike from Varengeh Rood Village. The Varengeh Rood Valley was truly wild and breath taking.
The picture that you mention shows the valley of the Kholeno Lake (which is to the west/northwest of Kholeno). I am sure snow remains year round on some of the slopes in the kholeno Lake valley. The glacier, however, is in a valley directly to the north of Kholeno. You can not get there from Kholeno Lake. I have identified the glacier on this map here:
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