Mets Lchasar Ski Trail

Mount Mets Lchasar (2393.8m) is located in the basin of Lake Sevan near the village of Lchashen in Gegharkunik Province, next to the mount Small Lchasar (2334.2m). These mountains divide Gegharkunik and Kotayk provinces. The ski trail starts from Lchashen village, the back way is marked on M4 Yerevan-Sevan highway without reaching Gagarin village.

Monument Description

Geghama mountain range has a volcanic origin and stretches about 65 km in the central part of Armenia in Kotayk, Gegharkunik and Ararat provinces. Mountains Mets Lacasar (2393m), Gutanasar (2299m), Hatis (2529m), Spitakasar (3555m) and Azhdakak (3597m) are located here.  

Where to stay?

You might stay at B&B’s and hotels near Lake Sevan. For more information check out our database of B&B’s.

Nearby destinations

Do not miss visiting the below destinations:

  • Sevanavank Monastery
  • Lake Sevan 

Trail characteristics

  • Best period: January - March
  • Ski trail length: 10.86 km
  • Ski run: 4 hours 30 min
  • Total ascent: to be updated
  • Total descent: to be updated
  • Max elevation: 2393.8m
  • Min elevation: 1930m

How to get to the Trail

Take a taxi (or personal car) to get to the village of Lchashen.

  • Distance from Yerevan: 65 km
  • Duration: 1 hour 5 min
  • Cost: 6500-7000 AMD

Fauna

There is a chance to meet bears, wolves and foxes.

Safety precautions:

Mobile connection is available from the village of Lchashen up to the Mountain. In case of incidents, rescue services function in Armenia with 24/7 principle; call 911.

Photo album 

GPS track

Follow the GPS track of this trail via the below map; however, keep in mind to consult with local guides before heading to the trail.

 

Credits:

State Tourism Committee of RA

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