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Mountains Along Ancient Routes of Yamagata Prefecture

From the Edo Five Routes to the Rokujurigoe Kaido and Dewa Sanzan, Yamagata Prefecture is home to many ancient routes.

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Mt. Maya seen from the distance
Mythical Beasts, Buddha’s Mother, and buried Yamabushi treasure? Welcome to Maya-san (Mt. Maya).

1019m (3343 ft.)

A Jizo statue at the top of Mt. Kyogakura in Sakata
Womb Passes and Monkey Crossings: Kyogakura-san “The Shugendo Peak of Sutras” (Mt. Kyogakura)

474m (1555 ft.)

A Ryokan (traditional Japanese Inn) at Semi Onsen Hot Spring Resort
Turtles, Tigers, and a Legendary Japanese Character: Kamewari-yama (Mt. Kamewari)

594m (1948 ft.)

Exploring The Yamabushi Trails of Kinbo-zan (Mt. Kinbo)

471m (1545 ft.)

Mt. Yamuki (Yamuki-yama) in Shinjo City
The Medieval Castle and Mighty River of Yamuki-yama (Mt. Yamuki)

206m (675. ft.)

Hiking Guide to the mountains of Yamagata Prefecture
GOSHI-YAMA (GOSHI-ZAN)

1023m (3356 ft.)

Mother. Hunter. Mountain. Hokari-yama (Mt. Hokari)

751m (2463 ft.)

Yozo-san: White Snakes, White Monkeys and Slimy Salamanders (Mt. Yozo)

703m (2306 ft.)

Hiking Guide to the mountains of Yamagata Prefecture
TSUGA-MINE (OTSUGA-MINE)

1541m (5055 ft.)

Hiking Guide to the mountains of Yamagata Prefecture
NADERA-YAMA

660m (2165 ft.)

Hiking Guide to the mountains of Yamagata Prefecture
Three-Summit Mountain: AKIBA-SAN

561m (1840 ft.)

Hiking Guide to the mountains of Yamagata Prefecture
The Ragged Rocks and Ascetic Training Ground of ICHINEN-BO

470m (1541 ft.)

Hiking Guide to the mountains of Yamagata Prefecture
KABUTO-YAMA

1199m (3933 ft.)

Hiking Guide to the mountains of Yamagata Prefecture
SHIRATAKA-YAMA (Mt. Shirataka)

994m (3261 ft.)

Hiking Guide to the mountains of Yamagata Prefecture
Shield Mountain: TATE-YAMA

210m (688. ft.)

Hiking Guide to the mountains of Yamagata Prefecture
HIGASHIKUROMORI-YAMA

766m (2513 ft.)

Zao-san and Why We Climb Mountains (Mt. Zao)

1841m (6040 ft.) (Kumano-dake)

Mt. Ubagatake in autumn
The Widow’s Peak: Ubaga-take (Mt. Ubagatake) of North Japan

1670m (5479 ft.)

Hiking Guide to the mountains of Yamagata Prefecture
SANKICHI-YAMA (Mt. Sankichi)

574m (1883 ft.)

Hiking Guide to the mountains of Yamagata Prefecture
NISHIAZUMA-YAMA

2035m (6676 ft.)

Hiking Guide to the mountains of Yamagata Prefecture
KASHIWAGI-YAMA (Mt. Kashiwagi)

58m (190. ft.)

Hiking Guide to the mountains of Yamagata Prefecture
Castle Mountain: SHIRO-YAMA The Remains of Hasedo Castle

230m (754. ft.)

Hiking Guide to the mountains of Yamagata Prefecture
House-shape mountain: IEGATA-YAMA

1877m (6158 ft.)

Hiking Guide to the mountains of Yamagata Prefecture
The Shugendo Peak of OKITAMA TENGU-SAN

612m (2007 ft.)

Yura in Tsuruoka city seen from Mt. Arakura
Mountains of Sakura: Arakura-yama (Mt. Arakura)

307m (1007 ft.)

Togami-yama and The Castle of Mist

402m (1318 ft.)

Mt. Haguro's Five Story Pagoda
Why This Tiny Mountain MUST be on Your Japan Itinerary: Haguro-san

414m (1358 ft.)

Hiking Guide to the mountains of Yamagata Prefecture
YAMAGATA KAMURO-DAKE (Mt. Kamuro-dake (Yamagata))

1344m (4409 ft.)

Mountains of Yamagata by category

Why I’m Hiking the 100 Famous Mountains Of Yamagata
Mountains in Yamagata by Hiking Time
Mountain Ranges in Yamagata Prefecture
Mountains by Region in Yamagata Prefecture
Mountains Famous for Winter Hikes in Yamagata Prefecture
Mt. Chokai above the sea of Japan
All 100 Famous Mountains of Yamagata
Mountains Famous for Volcanoes in Yamagata Prefecture
Mountains Famous for Waterfalls in Yamagata Prefecture
Mountains Famous for Shugendo Yamabushi in Yamagata Prefecture
Mountains famous for wetlands in Yamagata Prefecture
A Ryokan (traditional Japanese Inn) at Semi Onsen Hot Spring Resort
Mountains Famous for Onsen Hot Springs in Yamagata Prefecture
Mountains famous for flora and fauna in Yamagata Prefecture
Mountains with Abandoned Buildings and Old Ruins in Yamagata Prefecture
Mountains Along Ancient Routes of Yamagata Prefecture
Mountains Famous for Castles in Yamagata Prefecture

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