Yafteh Rock Climbing Festival
Khorramabad- Iran, May 2013
Yafteh is a massif limestone wall near Khorramabad, a city in Lorestan province of Central Iran. The highest point is 2762 meters from sea level and the wall is more than 8 kilometers long. There are many cliffs and countless routes. It offers many routes some amount to 1000 meters with various technical difficulties. It resembles Bistune Wall in Iran however weather is a bit cooler and the view is nicer.
Festival Activities: Great potential for setting up new routes by different international teams, meeting different rock climbers, forming new teams to climb existing routes or putting up new ones, lots of boulderings and putting up sport routes, base jump and paragliding, introductory rock climbing workshops for beginners, visiting natural and historical attractions of nearby areas.