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100 Famous Japanese Mountains

RankPeakSection Elev-M PrefectureRange (Level 3) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.Fuji-sanKanto3776Shizuoka-ken/Yamanashi-kenHonshu3776 
2.Kita-dakeChubu3192Yamanashi-kenHonshu2237 
3.Hotaka-dakeChubu3190Gifu-ken/Nagano-kenHonshu2305 
4.Aino-dakeChubu3189Shizuoka-ken/Yamanashi-kenHonshu299 
5.Yariga-takeChubu3180Gifu-ken/Nagano-kenHonshu432 
6.Warusawa-dakeChubu3141Shizuoka-kenHonshu741 
7.Akaishi-dakeChubu3120Nagano-ken/Shizuoka-kenHonshu421 
8.Ontake-sanChubu3067Nagano-kenHonshu1707 
9.Shiomi-dakeChubu3047Nagano-ken/Shizuoka-kenHonshu505 
10.Senjoga-dakeChubu3033Nagano-ken/Yamanashi-kenHonshu733 
11.Norikura-dakeChubu3026Gifu-ken/Nagano-kenHonshu1236 
12.Tate-yamaChubu3015Toyama-kenHonshu865 
13.Hijiri-dakeChubu3013Nagano-ken/Shizuoka-kenHonshu463 
14.Tsurugi-dakeChubu2999Toyama-kenHonshu  
15.Suisho-dakeChubu2986Toyama-kenHonshu  
16.Kaikomaga-takeChubu2967Nagano-kenHonshu  
17.Kisokomaga-takeChubu2956Nagano-kenHonshu1746 
18.Shirouma-dakeChubu2932Nagano-ken/Toyama-kenHonshu  
19.Yakushi-dakeChubu2926Toyama-kenHonshu  
20.WashibadakeChubu2924Nagano-kenHonshu  
21.Yatsuga-takeChubu2899Nagano-ken/Yamanashi-kenHonshu1914 
22.Kasaga-dakeChubu2897Gifu-kenHonshu  
23.Kashimayariga-takeChubu2889Toyama-kenHonshu  
24.Utsugi-dakeChubu2864Nagano-kenHonshu  
25.Jonen-dakeChubu2857Nagano-kenHonshu  
26.Hoo-zanChubu2840Yamanashi-kenHonshu  
26.KurobegorodakeChubu2840Gifu-kenHonshu  
28.Goryu-dakeChubu2814Nagano-kenHonshu  
29.Haku-sanChubu2702Ishikawa-ken/Gifu-kenHonshu1892 
30.Kinpu-sanChubu2599Yamanashi-kenHonshu  
31.Tekari-dakeChubu2591Nagano-kenHonshu  
32.Shirane-sanKanto2578Tochigi-ken/Gunma-kenHonshu1608 
33.AsumaKanto2568Gunma-kenHonshu  
34.Tateshina-yamaChubu2530Nagano-kenHonshu  
35.Nantai-sanKanto2486Tochigi-kenHonshu  
36.Kobushiga-takeChubu2475Saitama-kenHonshu  
37.Hiuchi-yamaChubu2462Niigata-kenHonshu1632 
38.Yake-dakeChubu2455Nagano-kenHonshu  
39.Myoko-sanChubu2454Niigata-kenHonshu  
40.Hiuchiga-takeTohuku2356Fukushima-kenHonshu  
41.Azumaya-sanKanto2354Nagano-kenHonshu  
42.TakazumaChubu2353Niigata-kenHonshu  
43.Asahi-dakeHokkaido2291HokkaidōHokkaido2291 
44.Chokai-zanTohuku2236Yamagata-kenHonshu1886 
45.MizugakiChubu2230Yamanashi-kenHonshu  
46.Shibutsu-sanTohuku2228Gunma-kenHonshu  
47.Ena-sanChubu2191Nagano-kenHonshu  
48.Shirane-sanKanto2160Gunma-kenHonshu  
49.Hotaka-yamaKanto2158Gunma-kenHonshu  
50.Naeba-sanKanto2145Niigata-kenHonshu  
51.Sukai-sanKanto2144Tochigi-kenHonshu  
52.Hiraga-dakeTohuku2141Niigata-kenHonshu  
52.TomuraushiHokkaido2141HokkaidōHokkaido  
54.Komaga-dakeTohuku2133Fukushima-kenHonshu  
55.Iide-sanTohuku2105Niigata-kenHonshu  
56.Tokachi-dakeHokkaido2077HokkaidōHokkaido  
57.Daibosatsu-reiChubu2057Yamanashi-kenHonshu  
58.Horoshiri-dakeHokkaido2053HokkaidōHokkaido  
59.Iwate-sanTohuku2038Iwate-kenHonshu1743 
60.Nishi-Azuma-yamaTohuku2035Fukushima-kenHonshu  
61.UtsukushigaharaChubu2034Nagano-kenHonshu  
62.Kumotori-yamaChubu2017Tōkyō-to/Saitama-ken/Yamanashi-kenHonshu  
63.UonumakomagaTohuku2003Niigata-kenHonshu  
64.GassanTohuku1984Yamagata-kenHonshu  
65.Ishizuchi-sanWestern Japan1982Ehime-kenShikoku1982 
66.Tanigawa-dakeKanto1977Gunma-kenHonshu  
67.Makihata-yamaTohuku1967Niigata-kenHonshu  
68.AmakazariChubu1963Nagano-kenHonshu  
69.Tsurugi-sanWestern Japan1955Tokushima-kenShikoku1535 
70.Miyanoura-dakeWestern Japan1936Kagoshima-kenOutlying Japanese Islands1936 
71.KirigamineChubu1925Nagano-kenHonshu  
72.Hayachine-sanTohuku1917Iwate-kenHonshu  
73.Hakken-zanWestern Japan1916Nara-kenHonshu1731 
74.Nasu-dakeTohuku1915Tochigi-kenHonshu  
75.Yotei-zanHokkaido1898HokkaidōHokkaido1878 
76.Asahi-dakeTohuku1870Yamagata-kenHonshu  
77.Zao-sanTohuku1840Yamagata-kenHonshu  
78.Akagi-sanKanto1828Gunma-kenHonshu  
79.Bandai-sanTohuku1816Fukushima-kenHonshu  
80.Kuju-sanWestern Japan1788Ōita-kenKyushu1788 
81.Sobo-sanWestern Japan1756Miyazaki-ken/Ōita-kenKyushu  
82.Ryokami-sanChubu1723Saitama-kenHonshu  
83.Rishiri-zan--Kita mineHokkaido1719HokkaidōHokkaido19 
84.Dai-sen--Misen PeakWestern Japan1709Tottori-kenHonshu39 
85.Kirishima-yamaWestern Japan1700Miyazaki-kenKyushu  
85.Adatara-yamaTohuku1700Fukushima-kenHonshu  
87.Odaigahara-zanWestern Japan1695Mie-ken/Nara-kenHonshu  
88.Rausu-dakeHokkaido1660HokkaidōHokkaido  
89.Iwaki-sanTohuku1625Aomori-kenHonshu  
90.HachimantaiTohuku1613Iwate-kenHonshu  
91.Aso-sanWestern Japan1592Kumamoto-kenKyushu  
92.Hakkoda-sanTohuku1585Aomori-kenHonshu  
93.Tanzawa-sanKanto1567Kanagawa-kenHonshu107 
94.Shari-dakeHokkaido1547HokkaidōHokkaido  
95.Arashima-dakeWestern Japan1524Fukui-kenHonshu  
96.Meakan-dakeHokkaido1499HokkaidōHokkaido  
97.Amagi-sanChubu1406Shizuoka-kenHonshu  
98.Ibuki-yamaWestern Japan1377Shiga-kenHonshu  
99.Kaimon-dakeWestern Japan924Kagoshima-kenKyushu  
100.Tsukuba-sanKanto876Ibaraki-kenHonshu  

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List Description

This is a well known and popular list for hikers in Japan.

Note that two famous and prominent Japanese volcanoes have their precise summit peaks located on dangerous and loose volcanic rock, and therefore hiking to the very highest point on these mountains is officially forbidden. These peaks are Rishiri-zan, off Hokkaido, and Dai-sen, in Chogoku. On this list, nearby sub-peaks accessible by tourist trails are substituted for these two main peaks, allowing this list to be completed without violating closed areas.

Links

     Hyakumeizan, Hiking Japan!
     Wikipedia Article - 100 Famous Mountains

Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

       Hiking in Japan (Ryall, McLachlan, Joll)

Caution: These books feature many of the peaks on this list, but may not have information on all of them.

 


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