Okuchichibu Mountains Western Tokyo

Wilderness at Tokyo’s Doorstep

Situated within the Chichibu Tama Kai National Park in the western part of Tokyo, the Okuchichibu Mountains are a hiker’s paradise allowing us city dwelling folk to escape the confines of the nearby metropolis. The mountains comprise five peaks included in the 100 Famous Japanese Mountains including the striking Mount Kinpu the second highest of the Okuchichibu Mountains. The following ten peaks and mountain passes hope to provide a quick snapshot of this remarkable wilderness area.

# 1. Mount Kinpu 2,599 m (Yamanashi / Nagano Prefecture)

Okuchichibu Mountains Mt. Kinpu

# 2. Mount Kumotori 2,017 m (Tokyo Prefecture)

Okuchichibu Mountains Mt. Kumotori

# 3. Karisaka Pass 2,082 m (Yamanashi / Saitama Prefecture)

Okuchichibu Mountains Karisaka Pass

# 4. Mount Mizugaki 2,230 m (Yamanashi Prefecture)

Okuchichibu Mountains Mt. Mizugaki

# 5. Mount Ryokami 1,723 m (Saitama Prefecture)

Okuchichibu Mountains Mt. Ryokami

# 6. Mount Kentoku 2,031 m (Yamanashi Prefecture)

Okuchichibu Mountains Mt. Kentoku

# 7. Nishizawa Gorge (Yamanashi Prefecture)

Okuchichibu Mountains Nishizawa Gorge

# 8. Mount Tokusa 2,469 m (Yamanashi / Saitama Prefecture)

Okuchichibu Mountains Mt. Tokusa

# 9. Mount Suisho 2,158 m (Yamanashi / Saitama Prefecture)

Okuchichibu Mountains Mt. Suisho

# 10. Gan Pass 1,780 m (Saitama Prefecture)

Okuchichibu Mountains Gan Pass

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