Mount Asahi (朝日岳, Asahidake) is a mountain located on the border of Yamagata Prefecture with Niigata Prefecture, in northern Japan. It is part of the Asahi Mountain Range, which is part of Bandai-Asahi National Park. The mountain has a peak Ō-Asahidake (大朝日岳) with a height of 1,870 metres (6,140 ft) which is wholly within Yamagata Prefecture, and a secondary peak Ko-Asahidake (小朝日岳) with a height of 1,648 metres (5,407 ft) to the northeast. Another peak in the same range, Nishi-Asahidake (西朝日岳) to the northwest has a height of 1,814 metres (5,951 ft).
It is one of the mountains described in Kyūya Fukada's book 100 Famous Japanese Mountains.
There's a trail leading to the summit.
The nearest mountain hut is ōAsahidake Sanchō Hinan Koya located 316m/1 036ft NNW of the summit.
By elevation Mt. O-Asahi is
# 18 out of 233 in Yamagata Prefecture # 2 out of 40 in Nishimurayama # 8 out of 49 in Nishiokitama # 1 out of 61 in the Asahi Mountains
By prominence Mt. O-Asahi is
# 66 out of 10903 in the Japanese Mountains # 5 out of 233 in Yamagata Prefecture # 66 out of 11291 in Japan # 2 out of 40 in Nishimurayama # 1 out of 49 in Nishiokitama # 1 out of 61 in the Asahi Mountains
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