Khalaj region is located next to Mashhad city - the capital of Khorasan Razavi province in northeastern of Iran.
Khalaj region is known for its natural park called "Haft Hoz" which is a popular tourist excursion and also for its rocks which is the best climbing sites near to Mashhad.
There are some routes of sport climbing, aid climbing, bouldering and toprope (up to 50m.). The routes' grade is different from 5.9 up to 5.11.
Some climbing routes include: "Sang Siyah","Katibeh"," Rekabkhor Haft Hoz","Ya Hosein".
Hiking through the area for seeing beautiful valley of Haft Hoz is taking about 2 hours.
Climbing beautiful granite hill of "Chinkalagh" and trekking beside the lake of Torogh dam and its rivers are some favorite activities of Mashhad's climbers in holidays.