Dizin (Persian: دیزین) is the largest Iranian ski resort. It is located in the Alborz mountain range, about 70km North from Tehran. It was established during the 1960s under the reign of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.

Dizin ski resort
Dizin is located in Iran
Location within Iran
LocationKaraj, Iran
Coordinates36°02′57″N 51°25′02″E / 36.04917°N 51.41722°E / 36.04917; 51.41722
Top elevation3600m (11,811 ft)
Base elevation2650m (8,694 ft)
Skiable area469ha
Lift system4 gondolas
3 chairlifts
9 Surface lifts
Night skiingNo

Dizin is the first ski and winter sport resort in Iran which has been officially recognized and granted the title by the International Ski Federation for its capability in administrating official and international competitions.[2]

The ski season in Dizin lasts from December to May, due to its high altitude. The highest ski lift reaches 3,600 m (11,800 ft), making it one of the 40 highest ski resorts in the world.

Ski resortEdit

Dizin ski amenities include hotels, cottages, restaurants, villas and private apartments. Dizin ski resort accommodates thousands of people every year. There are also other facilities such as tennis courts, mountain climbing, mountain biking. Ski instruction courses are offered.

The resort is opened all year around offering various activities during winter and summer.

Ski areaEdit

The ski area includes 4 gondolas, 3 chairlifts, and 9 surface lifts. The lowest point of the resort is 2650m, while its highest point is 3600m (11,811 feet above the sea level).

The snow quality at Dizin is fantastic powder and rivals that of many European and Rocky Mountain snow areas. Dizin is 70 km North of the capital city of Tehran.

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See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Dizin - Ski Resort in Iran".
  2. ^ "Dizin Ski Area - Ski Resort Tehran @ ABC-of-Snowboarding". Archived from the original on 2011-07-07. Retrieved 2010-11-30.

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