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Equipment List Mt Damavand Iran
20-02-2012, 11:48 AM (This post was last modified: 09-04-2015 10:22 PM by Ardsol.)
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Equipment List Mt Damavand Iran

Equipment List Mt Damavand Iran

Equipment and Gear List for Mt Damavand Iran
Bring enough equipment to protect yourself in case of bad weather. Depending to the weather on Damavand summit day, you can decide which equipments you need to take with you and which unnecessary gears to leave behind at camp3.

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Equipment for Damavand

Q- If we apply for a full package tour, do we need to bring any Cooking gear, Sleeping bag, mattress, tent, eating utensils, GPS or Compass?
A- No you do not need these (you may bring sleeping bag if you wish so).

Bring your personal gears
- Good/strong trekking shoes or boots (-10 to -20)
- Warm Jacket ans pants (rain/snow/wind).
- Main backpack (plus a small attacking backpack).
- Ski or trekking poles (stick).
- Warm Gloves (Polar/liner/wind).
- Hat, warm pile/wool hat (better to cover ears), balaclava, baseball cap, scarf.
- Glacier/Sun glasses with Side Covers 100% UV, IR.
- Sunscreen cream SPF 40 or better.
- Small personal first-aid kit.
- Head lamp.

Equipment for Damavand Private Tours
If you have registered for a private tour, do not worry about the some gears because we will support you while you are on mountain, you do not need to bring the followings:
- Sleeping bag.
- Mattress.
- Tent.
- Cooking gear.
- Food and drink.

Not necessary for the summer Damavand trekking
(in spring and autumn it depends to the route condition, you may decided about it on the summit day).
- Crampon and ice axe, harness, rope.


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20-02-2012, 11:49 AM (This post was last modified: 09-04-2015 10:25 PM by Ardsol.)
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Equipment FAQ1 Damavand

Equipment FAQ1 Damavand

Equipment FAQ1 Damavand Mountain Iran
Q- Do you have a list on what to bring for a summer trek?
A- Visit Summer Equipment.

Q. Can you send us a list of mandatory gear we should bring?
A- Please visit Equipment.

Q- What do we need for personal equipment in September?
A- Visit Equipment, (plus some warm clothing.)

Q- Can I have a list of required equipments?
A- Visit Equipment.

Q- It is now close to our visit in Iran, and we have some questions. Do you think it is necessary with a down jacket?
A- Please bring all the necessary gears with you, depending to the weather and route condition on the summit day we will decide which one to take with us and which one to leave behind at


Q- Is there anything special gear, what we should take to the hike?
A- Visit Equipment List.

Q- kindly be informed that we are all well prepared with the required equipments.
A- See also required Equipment List.

Q- any suggestions about clothing?
A- Have enough warm clothing , see also Equipment.
Q- How much "logistics" do you think we need? I expect that we bring sleeping bags and all hiking gear with us. We may bring food for 3 days as well as a stove.
A- I believe you have the necessary logistics with you.

Q- Any special equipment do we need for the summer climb.
A- No special equipment for summer ascends, ordinary mountaineering equipments is enough.

Q- I have just climbed Mt Ararat, what other gear must I bring for Mt Damavand?
A- The same as Ararat!

Q- Does Tehran have a number of outfitters that carry necessary gear so I might buy these things on arrival?
A- Yes you can find all your needs in Tehran, you just need one (or two) extra day(s) for shopping in Tehran.

Q- How to buy some basic logistics support in Iran?
A-You can find any thing you need in Tehran.

Q- The equipments we don't need during the summit day, I expect we can leave them in a safe place at camp 3?
A- Yes you can.

Q- Can we leave some of our things at Camp 3 somewhere...
A- Yes, give your extra stuff to the guy in charge of the Camp3 New Hut, generally speaking it is safe to leave them at your tent too.

Q- Can you help us to arrange somewhere we can put our gear that we are not taking with us on Damavand?
A- No problem, you may leave unnecessary ones behind in Camp 1 Plour or in your hotel in Tehran.

Q- of course we can bring our equipment, but in rest of our expedition, we would like to travel in few parts of Iran, it will be uncomfortable to bring it all the way.
A- It is possible to leave unnecessary stuff behind in you hotel or Polour Hut till you come back.


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