Japan's 100 Famous Mountains

The most well-known peak list in Japan, published by Kyūya Fukada in the 1964 book Nihon Hyakumeizan. Selection based on 3 subjective criteria: grace, history, and individuality.




  • Mount Fuji

    12,388 ft / 3,776 m • 33 claims • Japan

    Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan and along with Mount Tate and Mount Haku is one of Japan's "Three Holy Mountains". It is often cited as the most climbed mountai...

  • Kita-dake

    10,476 ft / 3,193 m • 0 claims • Japan

    Kita-dake is a 10,476 ft / 3,193 m mountain peak in the Akaishi Mountains in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 2nd highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peaks...

  • Oku-Hotaka-dake

    10,466 ft / 3,190 m • 1 claim • Japan

    Oku-Hotaka-dake is a 10,466 ft / 3,190 m mountain peak near Hotaka, Nagano, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 4th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peaks ...

  • Aino-dake

    10,463 ft / 3,189 m • 0 claims • Japan

    Aino-dake is a 10,463 ft / 3,189 m mountain peak in the Akaishi Mountains in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 5th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peaks...

  • Yariga-take

    10,433 ft / 3,180 m • 1 claim • Japan

    Yariga-take is a 10,433 ft / 3,180 m mountain peak near Hotaka, Nagano, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 6th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peaks are ...

  • Warusawa-dake

    10,305 ft / 3,141 m • 0 claims • Shizuoka, Japan

    Warusawa-dake is a 10,305 ft / 3,141 m mountain peak in the Akaishi Mountains in Shizuoka, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Shizuoka a...

  • Akaishi-dake

    10,236 ft / 3,120 m • 0 claims • Japan

    Akaishi-dake is a 10,236 ft / 3,120 m mountain peak in the Akaishi Mountains in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 7th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest pe...

  • Kenga-mine

    10,062 ft / 3,067 m • 2 claims • Japan

    Kenga-mine is a 10,062 ft / 3,067 m mountain peak in the Ontake Volcano Range in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 10th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest ...

  • Shiomi-dake

    9,997 ft / 3,047 m • 0 claims • Japan

    Shiomi-dake is a 9,997 ft / 3,047 m mountain peak in the Akaishi Mountains in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 12th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest pea...

  • Senjoga-dake

    9,949 ft / 3,032 m • 0 claims • Japan

    Senjoga-dake is a 9,949 ft / 3,032 m mountain peak in the Akaishi Mountains in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 13th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest pe...

  • Norikura-dake

    9,927 ft / 3,026 m • 2 claims • Japan

    Norikura-dake is a 9,927 ft / 3,026 m mountain peak in the Hida Mountains in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 14th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peak...

  • Tate-yama

    9,892 ft / 3,015 m • 0 claims • Japan

    Tate-yama is a 9,892 ft / 3,015 m mountain peak in the Hida Mountains in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 15th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peaks ar...

  • Oku-hijiri-dake

    9,885 ft / 3,013 m • 0 claims • Japan

    Oku-hijiri-dake is a 9,885 ft / 3,013 m mountain peak in the Akaishi Mountains in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 16th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest...

  • Tsurugi-dake

    9,839 ft / 2,999 m • 0 claims • Toyama, Japan

    Tsurugi-dake is a 9,839 ft / 2,999 m mountain peak in the Hida Mountains in Toyama, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Toyama and the 17...

  • Kaikoma-ga-take

    9,734 ft / 2,967 m • 0 claims • Nagano, Japan

    Kaikoma-ga-take is a 9,734 ft / 2,967 m mountain peak in the Akaishi Mountains in Nagano, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Nagano and ...

  • Kisokoma-ga-take

    9,698 ft / 2,956 m • 0 claims • Nagano, Japan

    Kisokoma-ga-take is a 9,698 ft / 2,956 m mountain peak in the Kiso Mountains in Nagano, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 2nd highest mountain in Nagano and th...

  • Shirouma-dake

    9,620 ft / 2,932 m • 0 claims • Japan

    Shirouma-dake is a 9,620 ft / 2,932 m mountain peak in the Hida Mountains in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 20th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peak...

  • Yakushi-dake

    9,600 ft / 2,926 m • 0 claims • Toyama, Japan

    Yakushi-dake is a 9,600 ft / 2,926 m mountain peak in the Hida Mountains in Toyama, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 2nd highest mountain in Toyama and the 19...

  • Washiba-dake

    9,593 ft / 2,924 m • 0 claims • Nagano, Japan

    Washiba-dake is a 9,593 ft / 2,924 m mountain peak near Ōmachi, Nagano, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 3rd highest mountain in Nagano and the 20th highest m...

  • Aka-dake

    9,512 ft / 2,899 m • 0 claims • Japan

    Aka-dake is a 9,512 ft / 2,899 m mountain peak in the Yatsugatake Mountains in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 25th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest pe...