Ski in Iran

Tehran is seen from inside a cabin of the gondola lift that leads to the resort of Tochal.
Alborz Mountains, North of Tehran. January 06, 2015

Scattered skiers and a dog are photographed at the Tochal resort in the Alborz Mountains north of Tehran.
Iran. December 29, 2014

Clients and a worker are photographed in the restaurant of a chalet in Tochal, Alborz Mountains, North of Tehran.
December 29, 2014

Iranians look at the landscape down the slopes of Darbandsar. Alborz Mountains, North of Tehran.
January 03, 2015

Arnaud Cottet, founding member of We Ride in Iran, jumps from a ramp for freestyle that he and his colleagues dug by shovel, given the lack of a snow machine.
Dizin, Alborz Mountains, North of Tehran. December 31, 2014

The Hamaloon Ice Wall, formed by the leaking of water brought to the shady Hamaloon Valley from a nearby spring, is a popular destination for rock climbers.
Nearby Darbandsar, Alborz Mountains, North of Tehran. January 03, 2015

A taxi driver is photographed during a pause on a trip back to Tehran from the ski resort of Darbandsar, one hour away from the city.
Alborz Mountains, North of Tehran. January 03, 2015

A skier is photographed in the hall of a hotel in Tochal, Alborz Mountains, North of Tehran.
December 29, 2014

Wild dogs fight on the slopes of Darbandsar in front of Mount Damavand, the highest volcano in Asia, a national pride that takes on a prominent role in Zoroastrian mythology.
Alborz Mountains, North of Tehran. January 03, 2015

Young Iranian snowboarders relax at a chalet in the resort of Dizin, Alborz Mountains, North of Tehran.
December 31, 2014

Skiers go up Tochal’s slope on a chair lift. Alborz Mountains, North of Tehran.
December 29, 2014

An Afghan worker stands out of a chalet in Dizin, Alborz Mountains, North of Tehran.
December 30, 2014

The remnants of a picnic are photographed at a midway station of the of 45 minute-long gondola lift in
Tochal, Alborz Mountains, North of Tehran. December 29, 2014

A worker is photographed close to the station of the funicular railway that brings skiers to the slopes of Dizin.
Alborz Mountains, North of Tehran. December 30, 2014

A child plays on a pool table in the basement of a hotel in Dizin. Alborz Mountains north of Tehran. Iran.
December 31, 2014

Mountains are seen through the window of a car on the way back to Tehran from Dizin.
Alborz Mountains, North of Tehran. December 31, 2014