Sabalan is the third highest peak in Iran and a dormant volcanic mountain. Sabalan is considered by nature lovers because of its natural hot springs, beautiful summer and winter nature and beautiful lake at the top of the mountain. All the peaks of Sabalan area are covered with ice and permanent snow and glaciers all year round. There is a ski resort called " Alvars” which is of interest to tourists. The height of its highest peak called "Sultan Savalan" reaches 4,811 meters. Sabalan Mountain overlooks the three cities of Ardabil, Ahar and Meshgin shahr. This mountain is located 25 km southeast of Meshgin shahr and about 40 km from Ardabil. As a result of Sabalan's heavy snow fall in winter due to its cold and humid weather, this area is an amazing place for ski touring in late winter and eraly spring.