Dizin is the largest Iranian ski resorts. It is located in the Alborz mountain range, about 70km North from Tehran. It was established during the 1960s under the reign of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.
Dizin is the first ski and winter sport resort in Iran which has been officially recognized and granted the title by the International Ski Federation for its capability in administrating official and international competitions.
The ski season in Dizin lasts from December to May, due its high altitude. The highest ski lift reaches 3,600 m, making it one of the 40 highest ski resorts in the world.