Mount Hermon

The highest mountain in Israel

Facts about Mount Hermon..

Mount Hermon is the highest mountain in Israel.

The height of Mount Hermon between 1,600 to 2,040 meters above sea level.

Mount Hermon covers an area of 2432 hectares.

The Hermon can accommodate about 12,000 visitors a day.

During the winter season coming to the site about 300,000 visitors and in summer some 40,000 people.

The history of Mount Hermon

Mount Hermon was not always our ..

The mountain was conquered from Syria by Israel Defense Forces at the end of the Six Day War without a fight between the two sides ,but Syria did not give up easily about the mountain.

On 6 October , 1973 (the first day of the Yom Kippur War) Syrian army conquered the Hermon post (IDF fortified stationed located on the upper level of Mount Hermon) .

During the war, the IDF tried to conquer the mountain every time suffered many casualties.

Operation Dessert - Operation Dessert is an IDF operation Hermon post occupation.

The operation began on 21 October and ended on 22 October ,1973.

The IDF succeeded in their mission and captured the army post back.

They arrived at an army post soldiers hoisted the Israeli flag back there.

In addition, Operation Dessert was assigned to a reserve unit Division paratroopers record 317 Hermon job occupation, Syrian Hermon post and post twists.

The task forces have succeeded.

What do I think?

When you think of snow in Israel, you think of Hermon

Why?

Because in Hermon fall generally the most snow in the country.

I don't think I know a lot of people who were not on Mount Hermon since they were young.

I think the Hermon is the site should be at least twice in life .. This is an extraordinary experience that I think have to experience it a few times in life.

Sky in mount Hermon

Mount Hermon Ski Resort - Israel - VANoftheSHANEs

Today...

In recent days, there is a storm in Israel.

Hermon piled 1.1 meters of snow!

Down to so much snow in recent days in Hermon, and as a result Hermon closed to visitors due to the storm and re Hermon opening time is not yet known.

Mount Hermon in summer

After the cold winter, in Hermon is revealed beautiful greenery and rising temperatures with pleasant weather.

Information..

Price list:

49₪ for adult.

42₪ for kid (age 3-12) or student.

Open in: A, B, C, D, E, Friday, Saturday 8:00-16:00.

Disabled access: Uncomfortable for the disabled.

Parking: Convenient.

The place has: buffet, restaurant ..

Website the Hermon