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Tsaghkunyats Sierra Descent

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Trail

1.5 mile 2.4 kilometer point to point
Ski Line
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -1,604' -489 m
High: 9,132' 2,784 m
Low: 7,529' 2,295 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 21% (12°)
Max Slope: 61% (31°)
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Enjoy the white powder of the Armenian mountains.

State Tourism Committee Republic of Armenia
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Need to Know

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

Description

This trail is located on the slopes of Tsaghkunyats sierra. On the way to the mountains, the skiers can see the forest of sycamores and maples. In general, the mountains of Armenia are enjoyable for skiing and don't pose many dangers. Tsaghkunyats is one of the longest sierras in Armenia that has forests and flourishing valleys.

History & Background

It is possible to meet bears, wolves, foxes and wild rabbits on the slopes of Tsaghkunyats sierra.

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Skiers and mountainous Gegharkunik
Dec 3, 2018 near Meghradzor, AM
Skiers on the peak of Tsaghkunyats sierra
Dec 3, 2018 near Meghradzor, AM

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