Darbandsar ski resort is one of the 7 ski resorts around Tehran. It is located on the north face of Mt. Kashoolak. The base elevation is 2650m and the top elevation is 3570m. There are one gondola, 3 chairlifts and 3 drag lifts in this resort. Darbandsar is the second most challenging resort in the region after the one in Shemshak. Like Shemshak there are some nice areas for off-piste skiing.
Darbandsar ski resort from Shemshak-Dizin road.
When you are on the top, the view is spectacular. Mt Koloonbastak (4159m) and Mt. Sarakchal (4221m) and the ridge in between look majestic. The whole area is a heaven for extreme skiers.
On the way to Darbandsar you can also visit Hamaloon icefall. Hamaloon is the best place in the region to practice ice climbing.
From NE of Tehran take Lashgarak-Fasham road. From Fasham square take the road to the left towards Shemshak. Just before Shemshak take the road to the left towards Darbandsar.
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