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One of the most impressive peaks in Japan's Southern Alps, the pyramidal, granite mountain was long an object of religious worship. Kai-Komagatake (Pony Mountain of the Kai Province) is the unquestioned dean of many a "pony mountain" (komagatake) found in various parts of Japan.

Elevation (feet): 9,731
Elevation (meters): 2,967
Continent: Asia
Country: Japan
Range/Region: Honshu
Latitude: 35.7581
Longitude: 138.237
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Nearest major airport: Tokyo
Convenient Center: Kofu

Trip Reports

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  • Log #19154 - by Tadashi Anno on Feb 14, 2006
    This climb was my first venture into the Japanese Alps. Though Kai-Komagatake is most easily accessed from the bus stop at the Kitazawa Pass (elev. 6758ft.) on the south side of the peak, I did the...