Mount Tate

Mount Tate (Mount Tateyama, 立山, Tate-yama)

Mount Fuji, Mount Tate, and Mount Haku are considered to be Japan’s “Three Holy Mountains.” Mount Tate is also known as “Tateyama.”

Mount Tate sits in the Hida Mountains, which is a mountain range that stretches through Japan’s Nagano, Toyama, Gifu, and Niigata prefectures.

Around 1972, a Japanese stamp was issued in its honor.

Country: Japan

Mountain Range: Hida Mountains (The Hidas are also known as the Northern Alps, and after William Gowland named the Hida Mountains the “Japanese Alps” while he was visiting Japan, the term caught on with the public.)

A stamp printed by JAPAN shows Mount Tate, commonly referred to as simply Tateyama – mountain located in Toyama Prefecture, Japan, circa 1972 | Sergey Goryachev

Height: 10,470 feet / 3,190 meters

First Ascent: ca. 8th century, by Saeki no Ariyori

Fun Fact: Mount Tate is one of the tallest mountain peaks in the Hidas.

Photos

Mount Tate in summer season, Japan Alps | Le Shile
Mount Tate in summer season in the Kurobe Tateyama mountain area in the Japan Alps | Le Shile
Mount Tate in summer season, Japan Alps | Le Shile
Mount Tate in summer season, in the Japan Alps, a famous and popular mountain for hiking for tourists from overseas. | Le Shile
Mt. Tate in Japan | Le Shile
Mt. Tate in Japan | Le Shile
Mt. Tate in Japan | Le Shile
Mt. Tate in Japan | Le Shile
Autumn in Mt. Tate in Japan | Le Shile
Mount Tate landscape, located in the southeastern area of Toyama Prefecture, Japan. | Windyboy
Mount Tate landscape, located in the southeastern area of Toyama Prefecture, Japan | Windyboy
Japan Mount Tate Kurobe Cable Car | kylauf

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