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11/24/09

Photos: Beginning of Ski Season at Tochal Ski Resort, Tehran

Photos by Mehdi Ghasemi, ISNA

The ski season commenced at Tehran's Tochal Ski resort on November 13, and the ski lovers rushed to the resort to take advantage of the fresh air and the inviting snow.

Mount Tochal is a mountain in the Alborz range and adjacent to metropolitan Tehran, Iran. The mountain has a 12 km long ridgeline. The highest peak, also called Mount Tochal, is at an elevation of 3,964 m (13,005 feet) and at coordinates 35°53′N 51°25′E / 35.88°N 51.42°E / 35.88; 51.42. A gondola lift runs from Tehran to the Tochal Ski Resort and a modern hotel. Tochal is a popular recreational region for Tehran's residents.



































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