Mount Hol from Avshen is a 3.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Aparan, Aragatsotn, Armenia that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for downhill skiing.

Distance: 3.3 miles Elevation Gain: 1,742 feet Route Type: Out & Back

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From Avshen village to Mount Hol: Ski trail (2714m) Description of the trail Aragatsotn marz offers us many ski trails. Especially Tukhmanuk Mount of Tsaghkunyats Mount from Melik village, Mount Hol from Charchakis village, Mount Kamar, etc. But this ski trail is Mount Hol that is marked from Avshen village. It is rarely beautiful, cozy place with a unique winter look and heavy snow. After a few meters of skiing it will be reached down the Mount Hol and continue the way according to the marked trail. Mount Aragat, which is famous for its heavy snow and peak, will be a source of excitement. There, on the peak you can use the dose of your hot tea and organize the landing. Description of the Monuments Avshen village is located in Aragatsotn marz of RA, on the southern slopes of the Tsaghkunyats Mount. Distance from the center is 49 km north, and the height from sea level is 2150m. Visiting the Armenian Alphabet Monument, Saghmosavank, Hovhannavank Monasteries,and the other sights of Aragatsotn marz is recommended. Fauna There are bears, wolves, and foxes in these places. Security issues From Avshen village to Mount Hol Ucom and Viva Cell-Mts mobile connections are always available․ In the case of accident 911 rescue services function operates in Armenia. Beware of dogs in the village. Trail technical parameters Best period: January - March Distance: 73 km from Yerevan, by taxi Duration: 1 hour 20 min Cost: 7300-7500 AMD Ski trail length: 5.7 km Ski run: 2 hours 25 min Height from sea level: 2150-2714m The best drink is hot tea How to get to the trail In order to reach the above mentioned ski trail it should be take a taxi from Yerevan to Avshen village of Argatsotn marz, from where the ski trail starts. Please use the taxies with counters installed. Taxies throughout Armenia are quite affordable.

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Tue Dec 05 2017