The AzarKouh Mountaineering Co. Ltd. was founded by Masoud Aghabalaei with Turkish citizen name (Mesut Ağaoğlu) Iran Mountaineering Federation’s formal coach with ID NO.10190359 in 1990, as the first mountaineering company in Iran that is engaged in organizing Expedition & climbing tours, rock climbing, mountain ski, and trekking and so cultural tours.

Our expertise is in implementing the best outdoor programs, so we have the experience and we get from outgoing mountaineering & expeditions tours with providing the best services for our customers in Iran.

The AzarKouh company has various programs according to various skills. our experience and expertise help us to do every program perfectly and so we provide always certified guides in all programs. we organize annual tours to Seven Summits, Snow Leopard summits, and so on. You can also enjoy our incoming climbs to the Iran Mountains such as Damavand, Alamkuh, Sabalan (Savalan), Zagros, Triplet pyramids, Sahand, and also trekking in the Caspian Sea jungles, an astonishing world in the north part of Iran. 

Some mountaineering
activities in Iran

1-Mt. Damavand 5,671 m from the north face in winter 2 times

2-Mt. Damavand 5,671 m from the south face in winter & summer 10 times
3-Mt. Alam kuh 4,850 m from the north rock wall (750 m) 2 times
4-Mt. Alam kuh 4,850 m from the north face in winter 1 time
5-Mt. Sabalan 4,811 m from the north edge in winter 2 times
6-Mt. Heram (pyramid) 4,350 m from the east face & edge in winter 3 times
7-Mt. Heram 4,350 m from the north glacier (250 m) in summer 1 time
8-Mt. Oshtoran kuh 4,080 m from the north face in winter 1 time
9-Babak fort east rock wall 250 m 1 time
10-Bisotoun south rock wall 1,200 m 1 time
11-Damavand winter climb 2018


Mountaineering activites out of Iran with the clients

1-Mt. Communism (Samani peak) 7,495 m 1-time TAJIKISTAN 1996 (Three nights bivouac at 6,800 m without food)
2-Mt. Muztagh Ata 7,546 m 5 times CHINA +Paragliding from camp one 5,410 m from 2004 till 2016
3-Mt. Lenin 7,134 m 2 times KYRGYZSTAN
4-Mt. Kilimanjaro 5,895 m 8 times TANZANIA from 2002 till 2017
5-Mt. Elbrus 5,642 m 8 times RUSSIA from 2003 till 2009
6-Mt. Ararat 5,137 m 2 times in winter TURKEY 2001 and 2004
7-Mt. Ararat 5,137 m 33 times in summer TURKEY from 1999 till 2015
8-Mt. Kala Patthar 5,545 m 3-time NEPAL
9-Mt. DemirKazik 3,850 m 1-time from the east wall TURKEY 1993
10-Mt. Kazbek 5,046 m 3 times GEORGIA
11-Mera peak 6,654 m 1-time NEPAL 2007
12-Passing of advanced ice climbing course in the KYRGYZSTAN 2008
13-Mont Blanc 4,810 m 1-time FRANCE 2008
14-Mt.Island peak 6,160 m 1-time NEPAL 2010
15-Mt. Kachkar 3,935 2 times TURKEY 
16-Mt.Ararat from the north face 5,137 m 1-time TURKEY 2009
17-Mt. Pumori Expedition from the southeast face 7,161 m 1-time NEPAL 2011
18-Flying by Paraglider from Kala Patthar 5,450 m 2011

19-Mt. Cho Oyu Expedition from the north 1 time on Autumn 2014 TIBET-CHINA 8,201 m 
20-Mt.Khan Tengri from the north face up to camp two due to bad weather 1 time on 2015 KAZAKHSTAN 2015
21-Mt.Aconcagua 6,962 m 1 time on Dec. 2015 ARGENTINA

22-Mt. Korjnevskay 7,101 m 1 time in summer 2016 up 6,900 m due returning of feeble climbers TAJIKISTAN

23-Mt. Kazbek winter climb 28 Jan. GEORGIA 2018
24-Mt. Khan Tengri & Pobeda & Lenin as leader 2018
25-Annapurna circuit trekking NEPAL 2017

26-Annapurna circuit trekking NEPAL 2019

27-Peak Lenin Expedition 7,134 m KYRGYZSTAN 2019

Meet The Team

Masoud Aghabalaei

Certificated instructor fonder & Expedition leader

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Abolfazl Gozali

Expedition & Mountaineering certificated Guide
(snow L

Mahyar Kaffash

Ski & Mountaineering certificated Guide

Alireza Mashouf

Mountaineer, Chef
certificated guide

Changiz Gharachorlou

Interpreter & trekking, cultural certificated guide


irfan Ağaoğlu

Istanbul office Management


European Management located in Germany

Ali Farzaneh

Russian translator and guide