Dena Mountain stands at about 4400 meters above sea level and boasts the highest peak in the Zagros Mountain range in terms of altitude. The mountain consists of more than forty peaks taller than 4000 meters.
Mount Dena, geographically is situated in the Sanandaj-Sirjan geologic and structural zone of Iran and is mostly made of Cretaceous limestone. In some parts, the landscape is covered with oak trees while rivers and streams have made it a more gorgeous one.
Drive from Shiraz to the village of Ab Malakh. Visit the beauties of Ab Malakh including the special construction of local apple, walnut and pomegranate gardens. Stay overnight in that region to make ready for the next days alpinism.
Start off climbing towards Kal Ghodveis summit (4341 m) via passing Atabaki pass. Visit the exotic landscapes of Zagros including the springs, glaciers and the tall and beautiful rocky walls. Stay overnight near Kal Ghodveis peak.
Totally 11 days climbing.
Continue climbing along the ridge. Pass Kal Sheida (4327 m) and Kal Bolbol (4319 m) peaks. Hike along Lay Nokhod col and climb Chal Dehli peak (4162 m). Finally descend to the lowest heights, set up tent near Chal Dehli peak to stay overnight.
Totally 10 hours climbing in 4000 m altitude.
Early in the morning go on climbing to the eastern Poutak col, along the way pass near eastern (4135 m) and western (4118 m) Khersan peaks and climb Kal Ovarezni peak (4170 m). Stay overnight in the eastern Poutak pass.
Totally 10 hrs trekking in 4000 m height.