About Mount Gassan
♦Known as a place for mountainous religion and also for summer skiing.
Its height is 1984m above sea level, which is the dominant peak in the range among three dewa mountains.
The area gets crowded with people enjoying summer skiing and mountain climbing during summer seasons.
Visitors can drive from the foot of the moutain till the 8th stage of Gassan.
It takes about 2 hours and half to get to the top of the mountain by promenade.
360 degrees panorama view overlookinh the sea of Japan and Zao is worth watching.
Opening between July and September 15h, and summer ski season is from April till the end of July.
Details Mount Gassan
- Address:Tsuruoka city, Yamagata
Parking:(free) 150 cars
Access to Mount Gassan
Access:1 hours and half by bus from JR Tsuruoka staion.