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Mt. Gassan Summer Ski (2022)

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Mt. Gassan Ski Resort finally opened on April 10 this year!

The slopes are usually open until July and can be enjoyed in the warm climate unique to summer skiing.

Enjoy the beautiful contrast of the exhilarating blue sky, fresh greenery, and pure white snow, which is different from skiing in the middle of winter.

[Important information]
Due to the accident that occurred in Mt. Gassan ski resort Slopes on April 11 (Mon.), the lift operation will be suspended until April 14 (Thu.).
For more information, please see “Burari Nishikawa Guide” in Nishikawa Town.

Burari Nishikawa Guide HP


Basic information

Mt. Gassan Summer Ski (2022)
Date and time
April 10 (Sun.) to July 31 (Sun.), 2022 [May change due to snow conditions]
Mt. Gassan Ski Resort

Shizu, Nishikawa Town, Yamagata Prefecture


From Yamagata Expressway & Gassan IC, take National Highway 112 toward Yamagata & Sagae, turn left 1km and go to the site in about 20 minutes.

[Parking fees]
* For Mt. Gassan’s environmental beautification activities, a cooperation fee of 500 yen is asked per vehicle.
* From June 17 (Fri.) to October 16. (Sun.), the fee is 200 yen per person.

Parking lot
Ubasawa Parking Lot: Can accommodate 300 cars
Official site
Main menu

[Lift fee]
Operating hours / 8:00~16:30

Ski Pass Adult (junior high school student and above) Child (up to elementary school student)
One-time ticket 600 yen 400 yen
Seven tickets 4,000 yen 2,800 yen
1-day pass 4,700 yen 3,500 yen
Morning ticket (until 13:00) 3,500 yen 2,800 yen
Afternoon ticket (12:00 and after) 3,500 yen 2,800 yen

[T bar lift]
One-time ticket: 200 yen
Eleven tickets: 2,000 yen

[April 11 (Mon.) to 22 (Fri.) ]
Adult 1-day pass: 3,500 yen
Child 1-day pass: 1,800 yen

[Special days for 1-day ticket at 3,800 yen]
・ Silver Day (60 years old and over)
Every day
[Period] April 23 (Sat.) to June 13 (Mon.)

・ Women’s Day
Every Tuesday and Wednesday (excluding public holidays)
[Period] May 9 (Mon.) to June 13 (Mon.)

・ Men’s Day
Every Thursday (excluding public holidays)
[Period] May 9 (Mon.) to June 13 (Mon.)

◆ About suspension of lift
From June 14 (Tue.) to 16 (Thu.), operations will be suspended due to maintenance and inspection of the lift before the transition to the green season.
The lift round-trip rides are scheduled to start on June 17 (Fri.).


[Ski rental]
There is no permanent rental shop at Mt. Gassan Ski Resort. It is recommended to reserve ski and snowboard equipment rentals in advance. If you are using a rental shop, please contact the following.

◆ Yamagata Swallow Rent-A-Service Co., Ltd.
☎: 023-644-0014
home page

・ Super Rental Shop Darling ☎: 0233-32-1806
Home Page

[Ski School & Guide]
Click the school name to move to each homepage
SIA official recognition
Mt. Gassan Professional Ski School
Racing Lessons & Technical Lessons
☎ 080-1803-2513 (Ohara)
Course period: April 10 ~ July 31

Mt. Gassan ASAKO
Ski & Snowboard Lesson Backcountry Guide
☎ 090-4848-1916 (Sato)
Backcountry guide
Mt. Gassan guides you to the backcountry area of Mt. Yudono
☎ 090-7067-0667 (Ishizawa)
Mt. Gassan Basic Ski School
Group lessons & private lessons for a wide range of levels
☎ 090-2499-1386 (Takase)
Inter Alpine Ski School
Ski instruction and guiding in the Mt. Gassan area
☎ 050-3746-2248
Mt. Gassan Snowboard School
General lessons & Cobb slope lessons & Badge tests & Mt. Gassan Cobb camp
☎ 0255-87-2644


As the summer progresses, the gliding area will shrink from May to July.

Especially for the large slope course, it will become more difficult for beginners because of the bumps, so please check the slopes situation on the day before you come.

Mt. Gassan Asahi Tourism Association
☎ 0237-74-4119

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