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4.0 mile 6.4 kilometer point to point
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Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -2,610' -795 m
High: 9,178' 2,797 m
Low: 6,568' 2,002 m

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Avg Slope: 12% (7°)
Max Slope: 32% (18°)
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A shorter tour of the eastern slope of Mount Aragats, the highest peak of present Armenia.

State Tourism Committee Republic of Armenia
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry
The Mount Aragats summits are open for all skiers, but it is recommended to ski with professional guides who know the terrain better and can show visitors the safest places for skiing.

Need to Know

In case of emergency, call 911 or 112. Be aware of unleashed dogs in the villages.

Description

The Mount Aragats is the highest peak of present Armenia. This ski mountaineering route is located in Aragatsotn province on the eastern side of the mount. The route is covered with tough snow. The eastern summit is the second-high peak.

History & Background

Mount Aragats is considered the highest peak of Armenia (4090 m) with the 200 km diameter. In the past, Aragats was one of the largest volcanic formations in the world: the North Peak (4,090 m), West Peak (3,995 m), the East Peak (3908 m), and the South Peak (3887).

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