Mount Rishiri (利尻山, Rishiri-zan)

Mount Rishiri (利尻山, Rishiri-zan) is a Quaternary stratovolcano located off the coast of Hokkaidō, Japan in the Sea of Japan. It rises out of the Sea of Japan forming Rishiri Island. Because its cone shape resembles Mount Fuji it is sometimes referred to as Rishiri Fuji. It is one of the 100 famous mountains in Japan.

Mount Rishiri’s opening festival is held annually on July 2 and July 3. This festival officially opens the climbing season.

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