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Yakhmorad Cave

Yakhmorad Cave

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Object Title: Yakhmorad Cave


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Created/Edited: Feb 6, 2012 / Feb 6, 2012

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"Yakh Morad" cave is Located near "Kohne deh" Village in area of "Gach sar" near the Karaj city.

The entry height is 2500m from sea level and is 3m width & 8m height.Yakh Morad contains a lot of icicles and lime lampshades which makes it a unique cave in IRAN. This cave has three main halls, one ice – pool & one ice water full. Knowing SRT and using rope is not necessary, but there are couple of shafts if someone wants more adventure.

Best season for visit is March & April which stalactites are in beautiful shape. Coldness of cave is as much as those stalagmites of ice can be observed even in khordad month.

Simon Brooks reports

Here is a report from Simon Brooks of Caving Yakhmorad at 2007:



You can download the GPS track from here to know how to get there.

And this is the surveyed map of the cave: http://axgig.com/images/76404074159563517793.jpg



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