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I see there is a lot of confusion about mt. Aragats. In some posts you read the hike is an easy 3 hours, in other, an endless nightmare of 10 hours, let me make the facts clear:
Aragats has 4 seperated peaks. The southern one...More
Upon arrival in Armenia, we were offered by the guide for a Day Tour to Mt. Aragats and since all of us are newly arrived and no program fixed yet, we opted in to join the tour.
Based on what was shown to us, the...More
The top of the Aragats is about 3900m but the climbing stars from 3200m. You can accede to the starting level with a car. You don't have to have professional equipments or have experienced climbing before. We were a group of 50 ans except 3...More
I hiked the north peak with a group of friends at the end of July 2017. I don't know that any of us really understood what we were getting ourselves into, but if you are in good shape, have hiking experience and are up for...More
This is an amazing hike to 13000 feet. You need to drive until Kare lij (Weather station) and then continue hiking from there. One thing to consider need to have water with you and also a guide would be helpful to make sure you are...More
Mt.Aragats or Ararat or Ararad,locals seem to call nicely & happily.
This is snow capped little Ararat on the left side & greater Ararat on the right side with best view fro Yerevan city everywhere
Mt.Ararat forms a near quadripoint between Turkey,Armenia,Azerbaijan and Iran too....More
The locals seems to call it Mount Ararat or Ararad. In google it shows Aragat. All same. It is tallest mountain in Armenia and visible clearly from yerevan. short 2-3 hours drive to closest point is Kari Lake. enroute you can cover Amberd Fort.
We climbed Mt Aragats Northern peak on friday 12th of august 2016.
We were 4: parents + 2 daughters of 16 and 12. We are used to do some (mountain)hikes during holidays but have no experience at all in real climbing.
It didn't look very...More