Mount Tezh Ski Trail

Mount Tezh is situated on Pambak mountain range in Lori and Kotayk provinces, 123km far from Yerevan. The ski track is located on the northern side of the mountain. It starts from Antarashen village of Lori province in the forested area and continues upwards. Beautiful views of the valleys and gorges on both sides of the road are opened.

Monument Description

Mount Tezh (3101m) is the highest summit of Pambak mountain range that begins from Jajur mountain pass (1952 m) and stretches to the southeast, up to Sevan Pass (2114 m). It is one of the largest mountain chains in the Republic of Armenia (106 km). The main branches of the sierra are the Tsaghkunyats Mountains and Mount Arjanots.

Where to stay?

You can stay for an overnight in one of the guesthouses in Antarashen or Fioletovo village. For more information check out our database of B&B’s.

Nearby destinations: to be updated

Trail characteristics

  • Best period: January-April
  • Ski trail length: 13.2 km
  • Ski run: 6 hours 25 min
  • Total ascent: to be updated
  • Total descent: to be updated
  • Max elevation: 3047m
  • Min elevation: 1900m

How to get to the Trail

Take a taxi to get to Antarashen Village:

  • Distance from Yerevan: 123 km
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Cost: 12000-13000AMD

Fauna

Sometimes it is possible to meet bears, wolves, foxes, and wild rabbits.

Safety precautions:

Mobile connection is almost always available from the village of Antarashen to the end of the trail. In case of incidents, rescue services function in Armenia with 24/7 principle; call 911. Beware of dogs in villages.

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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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