Mount Jōnen , Mount Yokotooshi and Azusa River
in spring from Azumi Basin
|Elevation||2,857 m (9,373 ft)|
|Listing||100 Famous Japanese Mountains
List of mountains in Japan
|Location||Azumino, Nagano and Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan|
|Range||Jōnen Mountains in Hida Mountains|
|Topo map||Geospatial Information Authority 25000:1 穂高岳
|First ascent||Walter Weston in 1894
Mount Jōnen (常念岳 Jōnen-dake?) is one of the 100 Famous Japanese Mountains, reaching the height of 2,857 m (9,373 ft). It is situated in Japan's Hida Mountains in Nagano Prefecture and in Chūbu-Sangaku National Park. The shape of the mountain looks like the triangle. It can be seen from Azumi Basin.
This mountain is formed with Granite. Before 1959 nine kinds of butterfly on high mountains can be seen around the mountain. Colias erate and others can be seen now. The shape of the remaining snow of this mountain had decided the time when it farmed. The shape was called Jōnen-Bō (常念坊 Jōnen-Bō?).
- 1894 summer - Englishman Walter Weston became the first man to climb on the top.
- 1906 summer - Usui Kojima became the first Japanese man to climb on the top.
- July 27, 1919 - Mountain hut of Jōnen Hut (常念小屋 Jōnen-goya?) was opened.
- 1922 - Kyūya Fukada stayed at the Jōnen Hut, and climbed this mountain.
- June, 1931 - The double accident of the climbing mountain party and the rescue team was occurred.
- December 4, 1934 - This area was specified to the Chūbu-Sangaku National Park.
- 1993 - Postage stamp of Jōnen Kasa with Matsumoto Castle was put on the market by the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications (Japan).
- May 28, 2007 - NHK broadcast the television program concerning Mount Jōnen in the series programs of excellent mountain in Japan.
- September 10, 2010 - NHK broadcast the television program concerning Mount Jōnen and the high mountain butterfly.
Main ascent routes
- Ichino River route
- Hie-Daira - Ichino River (一ノ沢 Ichi-no-sawa?) - Munatuki-hachō - Jōnen Hut(Jōnen-Nokkoshi) - Mount Jōnen
- Mount Mae-Jōnen (前常念岳 Mae-Jōnen-dake?) route
- Mitsumata(三股) - Hon river - Mount Mae-Jōnen - Mount Jōnen
- Traverses Route of Jōnen Mountains (from north and south)
- There are several stating points to climb.(Kamikōchi, Tokusawa, Yokoo, Mitsumata, from Mount Otensuo, and others)
- Jōnen Hut (常念小屋) - On the pass of Jōnen Pass (常念乗越 Jōnen-Nokkoshi?) between Mount Jōnen and Mount Yokotooshi. It is one of the oldest hut in Japan.
- Mount Chō Hut (蝶ヶ岳ヒュッテ) - Near the top of Mount Chō.
- Yokoo Mountain Cottage (横尾山荘) - In Yokoo most in the north of Kamikochi.
- Daiten Cottage (大天荘) - Near the top of Mount Otensyo.
from the Top
|3,180 m (10,433 ft)||7.4 km (4.6 mi)||100 Famous|
|2,921.91 m (9,586 ft)||5.0 km (3.1 mi)||tallest mountain
in Jōnen Mountains
|2,766.99 m (9,078 ft)||1.9 km (1 mi)|
|2,857 m (9,373 ft)||0 km (0.0 mi)||100 Famous|
|2,661.78 m (8,733 ft)||2.0 km (1.2 mi)|
|2,677 m (8,783 ft)||4.2 km (2.6 mi)||100 Famous|
|3,190 m (10,466 ft)||8.2 km (5.1 mi)||tallest mountain
in Hida Mountains
River of source
- Ichinomata Valley (Tributary of Azusa River)
- Jōnen River, Ichino River and Nino river (Tributary of Sai(Nagano) River)
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