Exploring Kaman Kuh peak in the Alborz Mountain Range
Kaman Kuh peak with a height of 4250 meters is a popular mountaineering site in our Iran tours packages, due to its proximity to Tehran. The Mountain from the west to Big Sotek, from the northwest to Sotek and Kokoz Sotek passes, from the north to Kaman Kuh, and then to Kaman Kuh peak, from the east to the peaks of Sarmaho, Laghar, Kohunu, Nargesha, Palon Gond. and finally, Khol No, and overlooks the Warengeh River valley from the south. The beautiful nature of this area with a variety of vegetation including angelica, thyme, nettle, oregano, sorrel, gorse, wild clover, yarrow, yarrow, and even wild poppy, and unique animal covers such as goats, wolves, bears, jackals, foxes, and Rabbits, and birds such as eagles, partridges, red-breasted, quails, and hummingbirds come from the unique areas of Alborz. Kaman Kuh, with an altitude of 4390 meters above sea level, is the second highest peak of Central Alborz and is located on the Karaj-Chalus road. The choice of the name Kaman Kuh by the local people for this mountain may be because this mountain is not related to the surrounding heights. Kaman Kuh is also called “Crooked Prince” and the reason for this is that the top of the mountain is tilted towards the north.
Our ascent route will be from the village of Warenge Rood at a height of approximately 2500 meters, which is in the central Alborz region, km 80 of the Karaj-Chalos two-way Dizin road, km 3 of the Dizin road, and is a part of Alborz province. The local language and dialect of the villagers is Mazni.
The best time to climb Kaman Kuh is from late spring to early autumn. The winter ascent of Kaman Kuh requires adequate knowledge of the route, proper equipment, and preparation and experience due to the long route, heavy snow in the area, and the possibility of avalanches.
Kaman Kuh is almost in the heart of the central Alborz region, and from it the whole region can be seen: Kaman Kuh in the north, small and large Sotek, Sorkhab and Dona in the northwest, Damavand in the east, and other peaks of the ridge such as Sarmaho, Laghar and Nargis in the east. And Khalnu, Burj, and Sechal Ridge, the new settlements stand out in the south and southeast.
Vegetation and fauna of the area:
Vegetation: wild clover – bok (in local language) – sorrel – yarrow – mace – click or yellow rose, wild or natural parsley – wild dill – very large edible mushrooms – angelica
Animal cover: Goats, goats, rams, and sheep are among the wildlife of these mountains, which unfortunately are also subject to hunting. Also, gray bears and brown bears have been seen in these heights.
Phone signal conditions:
Along the route from Warenge Rood village to Dasht-e Kaman Kuh, there is no antenna for the first companion and Irancell, but there is an antenna on the peak of Kaman Kuh.
The Water situation in the region:
There are many springs along the route, but the reliable areas for collecting water are the Shir Kemer Valley-Mihibani-Gorden Sotek and Dasht Kaman Kuh springs.
During the day, the weather was clear, and only in the afternoon, cloud patches were observed from the north.
If you enjoy the mountains you should definitely check out Mount Damavand Tours, the highest mountain in western Asia, about 60km in distance from Kaman Kuh and also very close to the capital of Tehran.