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Crampons and Ice Axe FAQ Damavand
20-02-2012, 01:47 PM (This post was last modified: 09-04-2015 10:32 PM by Ardsol.)
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Crampons and Ice Axe FAQ Damavand

Crampons and Ice Axe FAQ Damavand


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Q- Do I need ice axe and crampons in August?
A- Generally in summer you do not need does gears.

Q- Do I need crampon? Do I need ice axe in June?
A- Not necessary in June.

Q- Do we need crampons or other winter equipment in October for Mt damavand?
A- Climbing Mt Damavand gets more difficult as we go towards winter and cold weather, it is recommended to bring enough gears, if the weather is good on the summit day you may leave extra equipments at the camp3.

Q- Are we going to use crampon, ice axe and plastic booth in April?
A- Better to bring crampon and ice axe, in case you need them.

Q- Are crampons necessary in Damavand winter ascends?
A- Yes.

Q- Do we need crampon and ice-axe in winter? Maybe trekking sticks will be enough? Please - advice me! You know it better.
A- Yes, see also Winter Equipment.

Q- Do you think we will need ice axe and crampons fro Feb ? We are planning to bring it for our trekking to Damavand Mountain.
A- Please bring all necessary Equipments.

Q- Do we need crampons, ice-axes and rope to climb Damavand south route at the end of June?
A- No you do not need those, the route is ok in June.

Q- I don't see cramp and ice axe in the summer equipment list, does it mean it is useless?
A- You do not need those equipments in summer season, just ordinary tools are enough.

Q- I have to decide whether or not to bring crampons with me for climbing Mt Damavand Iran... is there any chance I may need crampons middle of October?
A-In less than 10% of the climbs you may need it. But you may bring it with you. You can decide about it in the last day before the climb.

Q- Is it possible to rent ice axes in the area?
A- I don't think so, better to bring your own.

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