Alena Eckelmann

Yumiharidaira Snowshoe Trekking

Experience the slopes of Mount Gassan in snowshoes

Alena Eckelmann   - 1 min read

If you like the Dewa Sanzan area during warm weather, then consider a trip there during winter too. You don't have to wait until next winter season as there is snow on the slopes of Gassan until early summer. At the foot of Mount Gassan snowshoe trekking with an experienced guide is available from January to May. How about enjoying winter higher up the slopes and springtime cherry blossoms in the valley - all on one day?

Alena Eckelmann

Alena Eckelmann @alena.eckelmann

Founder of Kii Monogatari, my story and the story of the Kii Peninsula of Japan. Originally from East Germany, I came to Tokyo, via Berlin and London, in 2005. In summer 2011 I moved by choice to remote Kumano in the south of the Kii Peninsula where I live, work and play now, and explore every da...