Shemshak is a ski resort situated to the north-east of Tehran in the Alborz mountain range. The resort is one of the best down hill track for wild ski and freestyle snowboarding. It has excellent powder snowfall in winter, a good place for practicing and acclimatization before attemting Mt Damavand Iran.
Shemshak has classically catered to more advanced skiers while Dizin has drawn beginner, intermediate and advanced skiers. The slopes are quite steep and many of the runs are mogul runs.