View of Mt. Damavand

June 9, 2009
The south face of the 5610 m Mt. Damavand
Looking north from the top of the west summit of Changiz Chal III


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nader - Jul 12, 2009 1:43 am - Hasn't voted


Thanks for the vote. Damavand is the highest peak in Iran, the absolute king.


kamran - Jul 12, 2009 3:39 am - Voted 10/10


A truly spectacular view of Mt. Damavand.
About 2-3 months ago I read in the news that the most accurate measurement shows Mt. Damavand is 5611.2m high. Apparently the new measurements show all mountains in the world are shorter than what the old data have shown. I heard based on the new measurements, Mt. Everest is shorter than 8800m!


nader - Jul 12, 2009 1:31 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Spectacular

Thank you for the vote and comment Kamran. I too read in the Farsi climbing sites that the correct elevation is 5610 (or maybe 11, I don't remember) m.

Everest being less than 8800? Wow!! I know years ago they used to say it was 8882 m, it then became 8848 m. Now apparently even less.


Alamkuh - Jul 13, 2009 1:58 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Spectacular

hi chum
I module Damavand by GPS(Garmin MAP60CSX) in 2 years ago 5663m , and Bargah sevom in Winter 1 years ago 4170m , and Shelter 5000 in north face 4850m.


Marcsoltan - Jul 12, 2009 10:56 am - Voted 10/10

One of the best...

views of Mount Damavand I've ever seen. Love the green hills in the foreground.


nader - Jul 12, 2009 1:36 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: One of the best...

Thank you Marc. The view was wonderful. The previous day had been cloudy/snowy. We then woke up to this great view. Actually first thing in the morning, it was hazy, I took this shot at around 9 a.m. when we reached the summit. As the day went on, it became all hazy and then cloudy. By late afternoon, Damavand was lost again.


Alamkuh - Jul 13, 2009 1:51 pm - Voted 10/10

Nice .......

I design a Problem for next Week Climb damavand From the west face...
Thnaks for share nice photo...


nader - Jul 13, 2009 3:43 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Nice .......

Via Simorgh Shelter?


Alamkuh - Jul 15, 2009 1:55 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Nice .......

yes , simorgh shelter , and comeback From South face...
and Sleep in Height 5671m in top of damavand...


nader - Jul 15, 2009 5:25 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Nice .......

Great, thanks for the elevations.

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