Discover Middle East Biggest Ski Resorts in IRAN! Skiing in Iran Is No Secret, But Some May be shocked To Hear it Even Snows In Iran!
History of Iran’s Ski Resorts: The first time Skiing was brought to Iran was by the German engineers who were building Iran’s railway in Persia in the 1930s.
Dizin Ski Resort
In 1969, the Shah of Iran built the Middle-East biggest ski resorts in Iran the ‘Dizin resort’ which is situated just north of Tehran province in the Alborz Mountains at an altitude of 8,530 feet which makes it one of the 40 highest ski resorts in the world (the highest ski lift here reaches 11,482 feet).
Shemshak Ski Resort
Shemshak comes thirds after Dizin and Darbandsar resorts which is also situated in the north-east of Tehran’s province in the Alborz mountain range. Shemshak resort came into operation in 1958. As of 2019, it includes two chairlifts and three surface lifts. The slopes lie at an altitude of 2,550 m to 3,050 m above sea level.
Darbandsar Ski Resort
Darbandsar is the second largest ski resorts in Iran after Dizin and is located in Tehran Province on the Alborz mountain range about 60 kilometres away from Iran’s capital city, Tehran.