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Dizin Ski Resort Iran

Dizin is the largest and the most famous ski piste and winter sport centre in Iran. It is situated in NW of Tehran in Alborz Mountain Range. Although Dizin Ski Resort is not so near to Mount Damavand Iran, but it is a suitanle place for parctice before attempting Damavand Ski Mountaineering. Disin is also the main grass-ski centre for summer sport activities. This resort is administered by Ski Federation of Iran.

Grass Ski
The sport activity in Dizin is not limited to winter, it is also possible to ski on grass on the same piste in the summer. In fact Disin is the main grass-ski centre of Iran. The first int grass skiing competition was held at Dizin Complex In 1996 by the Int Ski Federation FIS. Visit also Dizin Weather Forecast.


Ski Resort Dizin Tehran, Iran
Dizin Resort Tehran, Iran
Photo By Ardeshir Soltani

Ski Classes
Beginner who need ski or snowboard training may take part in classes to learn step by step training courses and lessons from qualified trainers and can work with a coach next to the pist.

Popularity and Crowd in Iranian Weekends
Due to its popularity, the resort is crowded in the Iranian weekends (Thursdays and Fridays), if possible avoid the weekends, otherwise you may spend more of your time in telecabins queues rather than skiing on the piste.

Accommodation
Dizin resort has numerous relaxing accommodation facilities such as hotel, villa, private apartment local home, cottage, chalet and restaurant, it accommodate many people every year, enjoy your stay at this excellent place.

Rent Equipment
It is possible to rent any equipment and skiwear around the area, such as ski and snowboard, monoboard and cross country skis and accessories.

The targeted activities
Ski, snowboard, grass ski, hikking trekking, winter sports, grass ski.

Other Sport Activity and Facilities in Dizin Complex
This resort can offer a variety of sports activities to enjoy your vcation and experience interesting aspect of Iranians lifestyle.
- mountaineering, climbing and walking altitudes and heights.
- mountain cycling in different route and tracks.
- volleyball grounds.
- tennis courtyards.
- paint ball area.
- caoching and training classes.
- children park and slope for grass ski in summer.

Download GPS Track
Tehran to Dizin Road Map, GPS Track & Waypoints.
Useful for Ski, Grass Ski, Snowboard and Mountaineering.
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Tehran to Dizin Road Map & GPS Track File
(by Garmin Oregon 550 Navigator)

Dizin Ski Resort Map in JPG Format: Download.
Print friendly Google Earth Road Map.

GPS Track in GPX Format: Download.
Useful for most handheld GPS receivers.

GPS Track in KMZ Format: Download.
Useful for Google Earth.


Dizin Ski Resort GPS Map
Google Map Tehran to Dizin Ski Resort

Facts and Figures
It has various pists of different grades and you may ski in different styles during the same day. There is also a beginner’s piste for newcomers. Skiing in Dizin area is good for the less experienced skier; about 50% of runs are suitable for beginners, 40% for intermediate and 10% for advanced skiers.The air condition is drier than at European standard, making some good powder. Many snowboarders can be seen on the slopes. With about 2 to 3 hours of driving away from Tehran many people prefer not to stay there overnight. Cheap tickets by European standards. Dizin resort is far more relaxed than the rest of Iran.

Ski Resort Specifications

Targeted Activities: Skiing, Snowboarding, Grass Ski
Season Availability: November to May
Height variation 2650m to 3600m
One of the highest lifts in the world, lift reaches 3,600 m (11,800 ft),
One of the 40 highest resorts in the world.

Resort Altitude : 2700m
Top elevation, Highest Lift: 3600m
Base elevation, Lowest Piste: 2650m
Vertical drop Max 850m
Skiable area: 470 ha
Runs: 23
Night skiing: No

Lift system:
3 gondola, telecabins,
12 chairlifts, Lifts
1 hammer teleski,
7 dish teleskis, drag lifts,
2 skilifts, chair lifts
Snow depths average 2m at bottom to 6m at the top
Established in 1969

How to go to Disin
The only access to the resort is by road. You may reach the area by two differnt road, the first one is longer but a safer way.

Via Chalus (Chaloos) Road 126 km
1- Tehran> (Resalat Highway, Mosala Metro Station)> Tehran-Karaj Highway> Chalous Road> Dizin junction> Dizin Resort.

Or
Via Shemsak Road about 55 km
2- Tehran> (Resalat Highway Baqeri Junction)> Tehranpars 4th Sq.> Gardaneh Ghochak> Lavasanat> Oshoun Fasham Road> Shemshak City> Dizin Resort.

Transportation to Dizin
The easiest way to reach Dizin is to fly to IKA airport Tehran Iran, then proceed to the resort by coach or car. The nearest international airport to Dizin resort is IKA airport at Tehran. Flights arrive here from many major European cities and other destinations neighbouring Persian gulf. The nearest train station to Dizin resort is at Tehran.

Quick Facts
Resort Altitude: 2700m
Top elevation: 3600m
Base elevation: 2650m
Vertical drop: 950m

Geographical Location and Coordinate Dizin
Latitude: 36-02-57 N (36.050316 N)
Longitude: 51-25-02 E (51.417953 E)
Distance from Tehran by Chalus Road 124 km
Distance from Tehran by Shemshak Road 55 km

Tehran Starting Point:
(Tehran, Resalat Highway, Mosala Metro Station).
Latitude: 35-44-25 N
Longitude: 51-25-35 E

Tehran to Dizin by Car
Distance (Cartographic Length ): 126 km
Average Speed: 45 km/h
Maximum Speed: 120 Km/h
Total Time: 02:45

Winter Warning
- Dizin is only accessible by road, after a heavy snowfall, snow chains are necessary for cars.
- The road between Shemshak and Dizin which is about 12 km long, may be closed in winter after a heavt snow due to avalanch risk.
- In bad weather and stormy condition, bad visibility or darkness, it is not safe to ski without a reliable navigation unit like a handheld GPS receiver.

Ski Dizin Tehran, Iran
Dizin Ski Resort Tehran, Iran
(Mt Damavand View from Dizin Piste) 
Photo By A. Soltani


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