Trekking with the Last Remaining Snow of Mt. Gassan
※Targeted for people with snowy mountain hiking experience and the appropriate equipment.
Hike your way to the 1984m (6509ft) peak of Mt. Gassan from April to June, with the last remaining snow. We will hike step by step through large mountain valleys using ice axes and climbing spikes.
If the sun comes out, you can enjoy a breathtaking view created from the snow contrasting the blue sky. After using the lift to climb to an elevation of 1500m (4900ft), it should take about 3 hours on the snow to reach the summit of Mt. Gassan. The return trek will take about 2 hours.
|1||Yamagata Station||9:00 a.m.||We will pick you up at Yamagata station and go to the lodge to change clothes. Then after lunch, we will take a short trek through a natural beech tree forest.||B×|
|2||Yamagata Station||17:00 p.m.||After Breakfast in the lodge, we will climb to the summit of Mt. Gassan. The tour will finish around15:00 p.m. We will take you to Yamagata station to conclude the tour.||B○|
- Cost per person:
・(2~3 people) JPY35,000/person
・(4~5 people) JPY30,000/person
・(6~8 people) JPY25,000/person
・Crampon Rental : JPY1,000/day
・Rain Gear Rental : JPY1,000/day
- Cost includes:
• Accommodations for 1 night as per itinerary (One group per cottage)
• 1 Breakfast 1 Lunch 1 Dinner ※Drink fee not included
• Transportation in Yamagata
• Insurance fee in Yamagata
• English speaking mountain trekking guide
- Cost does not include:
• Drink fee
• All fees during free time
• Costs that do not appear on the itinerary
• Individual expenses
• International airfare
• Transportation to Yamagata
- Cancelation policy
From 29 days up until 20 days before your tour date will cost 10% of the total fee.
From 19 days up until 10 days before your tour date will cost 25% of the total fee.
From 9 days up until 4 days before your tour date will cost 50% of the total fee.
From 3 days up until the day before your tour date will cost 80% of the total fee.
On the day of your tour 100 % of the total fee.