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Shemshak ski resort

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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. 

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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.

  • Background information

    Shemshak is the second largest ski area in Iran after Dizin and came into operation in 1958. It includes two ski lifts, three dish teleskis and two Hammer teleskis. The slopes lie at an altitude of 2,550 m to 3,050 m above sea level. The resort includes two main slopes each with a chair lift that apex at the top and several lifts
  • Specific information

    Shemshak ski resort lies in pleasant cool and clean weather of Alborz Range. Because of its high altitude and the dry air, it receives a great amount of high quality powder snowfall to satisfy advanced ski lovers. It is the 2nd largest ski piste in Iran after Dizin complex.
  • Best time

    Ski season is usually four months from early December to late March depending on the weather with the slope open from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and the night slope from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Recommendation

    Two of the most popular residential complexes in Shemshak are the one built by ASP before the revolution and the Sepahan residence complex finished in the end of 2012 in front of the Gazoil piste. There are two hotels and four restaurants and a coffee-house.
  • Facilities

    There are lighting facilities for night skiing
  • By Car travel by road to the Shemshak City Resort. Only accessible by road and can be reached by coach or car. The journey time is about 60 to 90 minutes drive from Tehran. There is no railway station in Shemshak, the closest railway station is in Tehran.
    You may reach the area by three differnt roads, the first one is shorter and a preferred way.

    1- Tehran> (Resalat Highway Baqeri Junction)> Tehranpars 4th Sq.> Gardaneh Ghochak> Lavasanat> Oshoun Fasham Road> Shemshak.

    2- Tehran, Afsarieh Highway> Yasini Highway> Telov Road> Lavasanat> Oshoun Fasham Road> Shemshak City.

    3- Tehran-Karaj Highway> Chalous Road> Dizin junction> Dizin Resort> Shemshak Road> Shemshak Resort.

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