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Routes : Asia : Iran : Tehran : Darband


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About Darband:

Very wide area with more than 50 natural walls , of different heights and sevral difficulties: 5.7 5.13b. Every wall has more than 5-10 routes. Perfect weather with a very beautifull nature. That was for rock climbers, and here some information for people that like to hike : Be assured that this is one of the best places you can choose . Walk by the river side with a very beautifull view, resturants and cafe'(s) are vailable as well. This area can be a start or you can say another route , a bit longer with a different challenge, there is a camp called Shirpala (two hours hike from Tehran) where you can stay overnight as well (not free Of charge) and lot's of other places for your own camp. Climbers start the climbing from evening to Shirpala Camp and then they start their way to Tochal early morning. One of the beautiful places in this area is a water fall called Abshar Dogholoo, Or Twin Waterfalls, nice place and the waterfall's height is about 14 meters.
Nearest town or city: Tehran
Directions: It's located north to Tehran. The area is called Darband and the climbing area in Darband is called Bandeh Yakhchal. On Fridays it can be very crowded, so you do not need guides to reach there. After a max of 45 minutes hike from darband you are there. Some routes are possible to be climbed solo; depends on the climbers ability.
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Access Issues: you need to take bus or taxi to Tajrish square which is at the north of tehran. then there are several taxis to Darband Square. from darband Square you can take a walk to Band YAkhchal 1hr or take telesiZh and walk (45min) to bandYakhchal
Camping: Yes
When to Climb: Spring
Quantity of Climbs: Lifetime

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