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.
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.)
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.