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Mount Tochal

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Mount Tochal (Persian: توچال‎‎, also Romanized as Tochāl) is a mountain in the Alborz range and a ski resort adjacent to metropolitan Tehran, Iran. The mountain has a 12 km long ridgeline. The highest peak, also called Mount Tochal, is at an elevation of 3,933 m (13,005 feet) and at coordinates
35°53′N 51°25′E / 35.88°N 51.42°E / 35.88; 51.42. Tochal is a popular recreational region for Tehran’s residents. A gondola lift, named Tochal Telecabin, runs from Tehran to the Tochal Ski Resort and the modern Tochal Hotel, all as a part of Tochal Complex
Peaks
A number of peaks are accessible from the Tochal main ridge or by their own climbing paths. Peaks (from west to east) include:
Lavarak (3560m): accessible by main Tochal ridge or Imamzade Davood climbing path.
Bazarak (3753m): accessible by main Tochal ridge or Imamzade Davood climbing path.
Palang-chal (3520m): accessible from Darakeh valley and Palangchal Shelter.
Sar-Bazarak (3640m): accessible from Palangchal peak and main Tochal ridge.
Shah-Neshin (3875m): accessible from Tochal main ridge, Hezarcham path and south (Abshar-Dogholoo) ridge.
Tochal (3933m): The highest peak of the range, accessible by any climbing path that ends on the Tochal main ridge. The usual path from Tehran is by the south ridge (normally from Shirpala shelter and Siahsang hut).
Spilit (3120m): through Band-yakh-chal and Shervin hut by rock climbing or Klakchal ridge.
West Lezon (3585m): accessible from Tochal main ridge, Kolakchal shelter or Shirpala shelter.
East Lezon or Piaz-chal (3540m): accessible from Tochal main ridge, Kolakchal shelter or Shirpala shelter.
Kolak-chal (3350m): from Kolakchal shelter (through Golab-dareh valley, Vezbad valley or Jamshidieh park)
Siah-band (3320m): from Dar-abad valley and Dar-abad hut.

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