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Siah Leez Peak 3975 m:
Siah Leez is one of the southern peaks of the Takhte Soleyman Massif. To the east, Siah Leez is connected to the 3958 m Varzakool Peak. These two peaks are separated from the 4198 m Zarrin Kooh
Peak via a 3820 m saddle to the southeast.
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The southern and western slopes of Siah Leez go down into a branch of the Shah Rood (Taleghan) Valley while its northern slopes drop into a branch of the Chalus Valley. Siah Leez and its neighbors form a barrier to moisture from the Caspian Sea. These peaks sit on the crest of a ridgeline that forms the transition from the forested northern slopes (below 2300 m) of the Alborz Mountains to the non-forested southern slopes.
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The summit of Siah Leez is quite long and narrow. A round-top rocky high point gives rise to the highest point of the mountain. You will find a fairly large plateau that sits at an elevation of 3880 m between Siah Leez and the Varzakool Peak to the east.
Siah Leez is usually climbed starting at the 2350 m village of Narian which sits in a branch of the Taleghan Valley to the south. Most of the route for Siah Leez is the same as that for Zarrin Kooh
Peak. While from the village of Narian, the higher Zarrin Kooh Peak can not be seen, Siah Leez is well visible.
Views from the summit of Siah Leez:
Alam Kooh Alaneh Sar Meeshchalak