Mount Hermon is the highest mountain in the State of Israel. The highest peak is 2,236 meters above sea level. Mount Hermon is located on the northeastern border of Israel, and the mountain area is divided between Syria, Lebanon, and Israel. Its highest peak is on the border between Syria and Lebanon, at 2,814 meters above sea level.

Mount Hermon has an annual rainfall of about 1300 mm, with strong winds throughout the year. Due to its height, the precipitation is, of course, snow. The lowest temperature in the winter months is slightly below 0 degrees, while in the summer months, the temperature reaches about 25 degrees. Therefore, Mount Hermon is the ideal (and only!) Ski resort in Israel.

During the winter months – and contrary to what you may have thought, Mount Hermon is also a great place to hike in the rest of the year!