Armenia is one of the most oldest countries in the world, so when you have the opportunity to visit it, for you are heading to the highest peak, Mount Aragats. (4090m above sea level).
We started our hiking from Byurakan ( 1500m) and after 12 hours of ski hiking we arrived at Kari Lake ( 3200m). Was a hike of 19 km long.
Accommodation : a vintage hotel there, not amazing conditions but its open in the winter.
Distance: 38 km( up and down)
Duration: 12 hours going up ( strong wind conditions about 60 km/h)
2 hours getting down
Equipment: ski, avalanche kit, ice ace, ice crampons, rope