Mount Kurobegorō and Kumonotaira
seen from Mount Suishō
|Elevation||2,897.48 m (9,506.2 ft) |
|Listing||List of mountains in Japan
100 Famous Japanese Mountains
|Parent range||Hida Mountains|
|Topo map||Geospatial Information Authority 25000:1 三俣蓮華岳
Mount Kurobegorō (黒部五郎岳 Kurobegorō-dake) is one of the 100 Famous Japanese Mountains, reaching the height of 2,839.58 m (9,316 ft). It is situated in Japan's Hida Mountains in Gifu Prefecture and Toyama Prefecture. It was specified for Chūbu-Sangaku National Park on December 4, 1934.
The origin of the mountain name is the meaning that the stone rolls. It is said "gōro" in Japanese. Also this mountain is located in the source part of the Kurobe River. Then it is called "Kurobe-Gorō". In the hillside on the east side, there is big Cirque geographical features that is the hollow where the shovel was scooped out. The upper part of this mountain is situated in Tree line region, Siberian Dwarf Pine and Alpine plant grow naturally. There are quite a lot of kinds of alpine plant in the surrounding, and it is selected to "the 100 famous Japanese mountains of flower" by Sumie Tanaka.
In December 1931, Buntarō Katō of Japanese mountain climbers had climbed it alone.
Main ascent routes
- The west Ginza diamond course (from Oritate – Mount Kurobegorō – to Mount Yari)
There are the Ridge Line and Cirque routes from the Kurobegorō hut to the top.
- Kurobegorō hut (黒部五郎小舎 Kurobegorō-goya) – in the col between Mount Kurobegorō and Mount Mitsumatarenge (with Campsite)
- Tarōdaira hut (太郎平小屋 Tarōdaira-goya) – in the col between Mount Yakushi and Mount Tarō (with Campsite)
- Mitsumata mountain cottage (三俣山荘 Mitsumata-sansō) – in the col between Mount Mitsumatagenge and Mount Washiba (with Campsite)
A lot of Alpine plant are seen in the surrounding.
|Lilium medeoloides||Veratrum stamineum||Trollius japonicus||Geum pentapetalum||Geranium yesoemse|
from the Top
|2,926.01 m (9,600 ft)||8.5 km (5.3 mi)||100 Famous Japanese Mountains|
|2,662 m (8,734 ft)||4.0 km (2.5 mi)|
|2,839.58 m (9,316 ft)||0 km (0.0 mi)||100 Famous Japanese Mountains|
|2,841.23 m (9,322 ft)||4.3 km (2.7 mi)||300 Famous Japanese Mountains
Boundary of three prefectures
Toyama, Gifu and Nagano
|2,897.48 m (9,506 ft)||0 km (0.0 mi)||100 Famous Japanese Mountains|
|3,180 m (10,433 ft)||11.2 km (7.0 mi)||100 Famous Japanese Mountains|
- Nakanomata River (tributary of the Takahara River)
- Kanekido River (tributary of the Jōganji River)
- Uma River and Gorō River (tributaries of the Kurobe River)
Scenery of Mount Kurobegorō
|from Mt. Kasa||from Mt. Washiba||from Mt. Yari||from Mt. Yari (sunset)|
- "Information inspection service of the Triangulation station" (in Japanese). Geospatial Information Authority of Japan,(高山-槍ヶ岳-三俣蓮華岳). Retrieved December 29, 2010.
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- "100 Famous Japanese Mountains". Kyūya Fukada (in Japanese). The Asahi Shimbun Company,ISBN 4-02-260871-4,pp198-198. 1982.
- "Chūbu-Sangaku National Park". Ministry of the Environment (Japan). Retrieved December 29, 2010.
- "100 Famous Japanese Mountains of flower". Sumie Tanaka (in Japanese). Bungeishunjū,ISBN 4-16-352790-7,pp221-224. 1995.
- "Alpen guide: Kamikōchi, Mount Yari and Mount Hotaka" (in Japanese). YAMA-KEI Publishers, ISBN 4-635-01319-7). 2000.
- "Mountain and plateau map of Mount Tsurugi and Mount Tate" (in Japanese). Shobunsha Publications,ISBN 978-4-398-75716-6. 2010.
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