Mount Tate (立山, Tate-yama)

Mount Tate (立山, Tate-yama), commonly referred to as simply Tateyama, is a mountain located in the southeastern area of Toyama Prefecture, Japan. It is one of the tallest mountains in the Hida Mountains at 3,015 m (9,892 ft) and, along with Mount Fuji and Mount Haku, it is one of Japan’s “Three Holy Mountains” (三霊山, Sanreizan). Tateyama is a term for the mountain consisting of three peaks: Ōnanjiyama (大汝山, 3,015m), Oyama (雄山, 3,003m), and Fuji-no-Oritateyama, (富士ノ折立, 2,999m) which run along a ridge (see photo). Tateyama is the tallest mountain in the Tateyama Mountain Range (立山連峰, Tateyama-renpō). It was first climbed by Saeki no Ariyori during Japan’s Asuka period. The area was designated the Chūbu-Sangaku National Park on 4th December 1934. from Wikipedia,...

Mount Shiomi (塩見岳, Shiomi-dake)

Mount Shiomi (塩見岳, Shiomi-dake) is a mountain located in the centre of the Akaishi Mountains−Southern Alps, within Minami Alps National Park, Japan. It is on the border of Shizuoka and Nagano Prefectures. It is one of the 100 Famous Japanese Mountains. At 3,047 m tall, it is the 16th tallest mountains and hills of Japan. There is the mountaineering route on from a ridge in Akaishi Mountains. from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Mount Naka

Mount Naka (中岳, Naka-dake) is a mountain with an altitude of 3,084m located in the southern part of the Hida Mountains, which straddles Matsumoto in Nagano Prefecture and Takayama in Gifu Prefecture. This mountain is located in Chūbu-Sangaku National Park. from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Mount Hotaka (穂高岳, Hotaka-dake)

Mount Hotaka (穂高岳, Hotaka-dake), also known as Mount Hotakadake, is one of the 100 Famous Japanese Mountains as coined by the media, reaching a height of 3,190 m (10,466 ft). Mount Hotaka is situated in Japan’s Hida Mountains and all its major peaks except Mount Maehotaka, lie on the border between the cities of Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture, and Takayama, Gifu Prefecture. This mountain is located in Chūbu-Sangaku National Park. The peaks of Okuhotaka, Karasawa, Kitahotaka, Maehotaka and Nishihotaka are called the Hotaka Mountains. The highest peak in this range, and also the tallest mountain in both Nagano and Gifu prefectures, is Mount Okuhotaka. Mount Hotaka is also referred to as the “Leader of the Northern Alps” (北アルプスの盟主, Kita-Arupusu...