International Winter Ascent
Kerman, Iran
3-6 February 2015
On the occasion of 70th Anniversary of foundation of Iran Mountaineering and Sport Climbing
Federation (IMSCF), in order to promote mountaineering activities in the region as well as
encouraging closer ties between international mountaineers and Iranian mountaineers, IMSCF
has the great pleasure to invite mountaineers from around the world to participate in our
annual winter ascent.
This program enjoys a good level of safety repercussions, including medical and rescue
teams. Since the program is free of charge for the foreign climbers during their stay for the
climbing activity, unfortunately there is a limited quota for international climbers i.e. 30
climbers. We especially welcome UAAA and UIAA members as well as our neighboring
- Iran Mountaineering and Sport Climbing Federation (IMSCF)
- IMSCF’s Kerman province branch
- Kerman Physical Education Head Office, Ministry of Youth and Physical Education
All accommodation, transportation, and food costs are covered by the organizers. It is totally free of
You just need to arrive in Imam Khomeini International Airport in Tehran, and the rest will be arranged
by the organizers.
- For many parts of the climb, it is considered a technical climb, especially in winter. It is subject
to intense winds and is covered with snow.
Mountain Ranges in Kerman Province
Joopar (4135m); Hezar (4501m); Palvar (4050-4233m)
Visa application process can, sometimes, be lengthy. Therefore, although in some cases it is possible
to issue visa in about two weeks for some nationalities, we appreciate early registration before the
deadline, which is one month prior to the program. To apply for visa, you are required to submit a
copy of your passport as well as your arrival and departure flight data or an individual extra itinerary in
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