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Sahand mt.

Sahand mt.

Sahand mt.

Page Type: Mountain/Rock

Lat/Lon: 37.80000°N / 46.40000°E

Object Title: Sahand mt.

County: iran

Activities: Mountaineering

Season: Spring, Summer, Winter

Elevation: 12162 ft / 3707 m


Page By: Vahid Ashrafi

Created/Edited: Feb 28, 2007 / Nov 20, 2007

Object ID: 274015

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Sahand is an eroded stratovolcanic massif in northwestern Iran, about 25 miles (40 km) south of the major city of Tabriz. The most recent dated lavas are about a million years old, so the volcano is most likely extinct. The area does receive substantial winter snowfall at higher elevations.

Iran map
Iran map

Getting There

Access should be relatively easy from the main highway east of Tabriz which passes to the north, or from the city of Maragheh located just to the south.

Red Tape

There is no Red Tape .


Camping is allowed every where. There is a hut in the area .

External Links


Oaj Mountain Climbing Club


Topographic map of Sahand (1:253,440 scale) from British WW2-era Military Map J38-Q

Topographic map of Sahand (1:500,000 scale) from Tactical Pilotage Chart G-5A


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