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Aragats, a solitary extinct volcano, is the highest mountain on the territory of modern Armenia. This remarkable monument of nature is located at 40 ° 32 east longitude, its central elevation covers an area of more than 820 square kilometers.
In prehistoric times, a volcanic explosion destroyed the top of a mountain, forming 4 separate peaks.
Of course, climbing it will give you a lot of emotions and impressions.
Winter ascent to the southern summit of Aragats mountain, using snowshoes and winter equipment, takes 3 days.
Winter ascent to Aragats.
Yerevan - Byurakan - Lake Kara Lich.Transfer from Yerevan to the village Byurakan. Climbing from the snow line to Lake Kari (3200 m) (depending on season / weather conditions) Lunch (lunchboxes). Dinner (marching) Overnight at the weather station with minimal conditions at the frozen lake - altitude of 3200m.
Climbing dayEarly rise Ascent to the southern top of Mount Aragats at 3879 m (4 hours) Lunch on the top (lunch box) Return to the weather station on the way up. (2 hours) Dinner (marching) Overnight at the weather station with minimal conditions at the frozen lake - altitude of 3200m.
DescentBreakfast Descend back to the line of snow. (5-6 hours) Transfer to Yerevan.
Accommodation at the station of physicists at an altitude of 3200 m.
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