Iran mountains are very appropriate for athletes of this field. Iran is a high elevated land which includes an enormous plateau, more than half of this land is covered with mountainous, unevenness from natural aspect are divided in several groups : north mountains, west mountains and south mountains ,east mountains and central mountains.
North Mountains seems like tall walls with deep valleys and
narrow passages in all over the north of Iran from west to east continued from
Azerbaijan to Khorasan. They include Azerbaijan, Alborz mountain ranges and Khorasan
Most important north mountains in Azerbaijan are the volcano
of Sahand (3707 from the sea) and Sabalan (4811 from the sea) and in Alborz mountain
ranges, Damavand volcano (5610 m) and in Binalood and Aladagh mountains Shah-e Jahan
with elevation of 3350 meters from the sea level.
West and south mountains
West and south mountains or Zagros Mountains and its continuous
started from Azerbaijan Mountains in northwest and continued to Makran Mountain
in Balochestan. These mountains joined Turkey and Armenia mountains in northwest.
Zagros mountain width in north reaches to 200 Km. In other
areas, like in the center and south it reaches to 600 kilometers. Kordestan, Lorestn,
Bakhtiari, Fars and south of Baloochestan mountains are most important west and
south mountains. Alvand and Oshtoran-Kuh
(Zardkooh) is also from other west mountains.
Dena volcano with height of 4409 from sea, Zard-kuh (Zard-Kooh)
with height of 4221 from sea and Dalahoo with height of 4050 m from sea are all
the highest summits of Zagros.
Mountains of the east side of Iran
Started from North Mountains from Khorasan and continued to
Baloochestan in south.East Mountains includes three mountain fields.
Jam mountain, Bakhraz heights, Sorkh Kooh, Siah kooh and Hashtadan
kooh are all in “Jam Mountains”. Ghaen mountains located in south of jam
mountains. Kalat, Soleiman, Ahangaran and Shah Kooh Mountains are the heights
of Ghaen Mountains.
Makran Mountains in Baloochestan, which started from Sistan,
near Zabol province and continued to Bam region. The last borderline in Baloochestan.
Important heights are Palangan, Molk-e Siah Mountain, Sorkh Mountain and Taftan
volcano (3941 m).
Central mountains of Iran
Started from near kashan and continued to central heights of
Balochestan. The direction of them are from northwest to southeast. These
mountains included from two mountain ranges.
Ghohrood Mountains, which has a higher length and height. It
started from Kashan province and continued to Kerman province.
Karkas Mountain, Naeen Mountain and Shirkooh southwest of Yazd
are the important heights of Ghohrood. Koohbanan mountain range, which starts
from northwest of Kerman and continued to Baloochestan Mountains.
Jebal barez mountain range, Shahsavaran and Bozman are the important
heights of Koohbanan.