Mount Iō (Yatsugatake)
A Mount Iō from Natsuzawa Pass
|Elevation||2,760 m (9,060 ft)|
|Listing||List of mountains and hills of Japan by height|
|Translation||Sulphur Mountain (Japanese)|
|Location||On the border of Chino and Minamimaki of Nagano in Japan|
|Parent range||Southern Yatsugatake Volcanic Group|
Mount Iō (硫黄岳 Iō-dake) is a mountain on the border of Chino and Minamimaki, Nagano Prefecture, Japan. This mountain is one of the major mountains of Yatsugatake Mountains. Mount Iō literally means, sulphur mountain.
This mountain is one of the major mountains in Yatsugatake Mountains, which is easy for climbers to reach to the top. The easiest route is from Sakurazawa.