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Kholeno mountain

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Kholeno is located in Noor mountains ridgelines a sub division of central Alborz, limited by Karaj-Chaloos road from west, Gachsar-Dizin-Meeygoon road from south, Baladeh road from north and end tips of the ridges from east.

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  • Kholeno mountain
  • Kholeno mountain
  • Kholeno mountain
  • Kholeno mountain
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Kholeno actually points to two peaks on named Small Kholeno(4350m) and Big Kholeno(4387m) or call them Kholeno the small and Kholeno the great as Nader does.

  • Specific information

    Kholeno is the source of Varangroud, Lar and Laloun rivers. There is a big snow pit or a little glacier on the north face inside Sarkharsang valley.
    North-west face snow pit melts and forms a seasonal lake named Kholeno lake on the north-west face of Kholeno and south of Harzekooh(4258) the overflow makes a stream that joins Varangroud river, Varangroud river is a source for Karaj dam and Tehran`water supply.
  • Outlook

    Noor mountains are made of some almost east-west parallel 4000m+ high ridgelines. Three of them from south to north are:
    1 Kooloonbastak-..-Sarakchal ridgeline
    2 Sikno-Sechal-...-Harzekooh-Borj ridgeline
    3 Sootak-Kamankooh-...-Narges ridgeline
  • Best time

    Late spring and early autumn (June, July, September and October)
  • More Info

    Kholeno has two summits which the tallest 4375 m peak located at the north of the other with 4348 meters height. There is a dispute about Kholeno and Azadkouh, another mountain in the region with very close height, which one is taller.

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