AbAli Ski Resort

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AbAli Ski Resort Tehran

AbAli Ski Resort is very closed to Damavand Mountain, Iran. Abali piste is the first ski resort in Iran, it was built in 1953, the first ski slope to install mechanical ski lifts in the country near capital city Tehran. This small piste is the birthplace of modern ski and the base of winter sport in Iran, its slopes are suitable for beginner skiers. Ski Touring Mount Damavand, Iran.

Ski Resort Ab Ali Tehran, Iran
Abali Ski Resort near Tehran, Iran
About 60 years ago
Mount Damavand Guide

It has a training site with skilled coaches giving good opportunity for newcomers to learn ski. Located 70 Km NE of Tehran on the Haraze Road, it is the closest ski piste to Damavand.

Abali is in a touristic zones with a cool temp in summer which offers some wonderful non-skiing interests such as hiking & trekking, climbing and thermal spring water, the beautiful Mosha Village with lots of villas, many traditional restaurants and recreational facilities, making this region much unique from other ski fields in Iran. See also Ab-Ali Weather Forecast.

Ski Resort Ab Ali Tehran, Iran
Ab Ali Ski Resort Tehran, Iran
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Ski Resort AbAli Tehran, Iran
AbAli Piste Tehran, Iran
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Abali Resort Facts and Statistics

- surface lifts, Gonola, Cable Cars
- Restaurants
- Hotel

Targeted Activities

Hiking, trekking, mountaineering, winter sport, skiing, snowboarding, off-piste skiing, down hill skiing, boarding. Mount Damavand Climbing.
Other sports activities in the resort, tennis, horse riding and gliding.

Quick Facts

Oldest sk resort in Iran, built in 1953
Altitude: 2650m
Vertical Drop: 250m
Highest Lift: 2650m
Lowest Piste: 2400m
Resort Altitude: 2250m
Snow Depths: 1 to 2m
Skiing at night: No
Distance from Tehran: 70km

Season Availability

Skiing season varies from December to March.
Open to Public: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.


Very crowded in winter


6 Day Weather Forecast for Ab Ali Resort.


Located on Haraz Road 70km East of Tehran, Ab Ali Town, State Tehran, Country Iran.

Nearest Airport

IKA International Airport or Mehrabad Airport Tehran. Trek Damavand.

How to go, Transportation to Ab Ali Resort

Fly to Tehran IKA International Airport and then travel by road to Haraz Road . Only accessible by road and can be reached by coach or car. The journey time is about 60 to 80 minutes drive from Tehran, about 70 Km. After a heavy snowfall, snow chains may be necessary for some part of the journey. Damavand Trekking Tour.

There is no railway station in the area, the closest railway station is at Tehran.
Note - Haraz Road is crowded with traffic jams in Iranian weekends.

Major Skiing Resorts Near Āb Alī - Ab Ali

Mount Damavand 25 km
Shemshak 51 km
Darbandsar 53 km
Tochal 62 km
Dizin 63 km
Lasem off piste ski area 55 Km

Other SkiResort In Iran

Alvares, Ardabil.
Chelgard, Shahr e Kord.
Damavand, Larijan.
Darbandsar, Tehran.
Dizin, Karaj.
Kakan, Yasuj.
Khor, Khoor.
Khoshaku, Urmia.
Kuhrang, Kohrang, Bakhtiyari.
Sahand, Tabriz.
Sepidan, Kohkiluyeh v Boyerahmad.
Shahmirzad, Semnan.
Shandiz, Khorasan.
Shemshak, Tehran.
Tarik darreh, Hamadan.
Tochal, Tehran.

Ski Resort Ab Ali Tehran
Ab Ali Ski Resort Tehran
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AbAli Ski Resort Iran
AbAli Resort Iran
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Ab Ali Ski Resort Tehran, Iran
Ab Ali Resort Tehran, Iran
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Ski Resort AbAli Tehran, Iran
AbAli Resort Tehran, Iran
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Ski Resort Ab Ali Tehran, Iran
Ab Ali Resort Tehran
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Ski Resort Ab Ali Tehran, Iran
AbAli Resort Tehran
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