Mount Kasagata from Ōya, Taka (April 2009)
|Elevation||939.4 m (3,082 ft)|
|Listing||List of mountains and hills of Japan by height|
|Location||Taka and Kamikawa, Hyōgo, Japan|
Mount Kasagata (笠形山 Kasagata-yama?) is a 939.4 m (3,082 ft) mountain of Chūgoku Mountains, located on the border of Taka and Kamikawa, Hyōgo, Japan. This mountain is one of Hyōgo 50 mountains. This mountain is an important center of Kasagatayama-Sengamine Prefectural Natural Park.
Mount Kasagata is a typical fault-block mountain in this area. The name comes from the fact that the shape of the mountain is like an umbrella (‘Kasa’ in Japanese)..
There are three major routes to the top of this mountain. The most popular route is from Seka, Ichikawa. It takes one hour. Another route is from Mitani route and Iwazashin route start from Kadokura Bus Stop of Shinki Bus. It takes about two and half hours. The other routes are from Ōya, Taka and Miyono, Kamikawa.,