Mount Monbetsu

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Mount Monbetsu
Highest point
Elevation 865.8 m (2,841 ft) [1]
Listing List of mountains and hills of Japan by height
Coordinates 42°47′38″N 141°23′39″E / 42.79389°N 141.39417°E / 42.79389; 141.39417Coordinates: 42°47′38″N 141°23′39″E / 42.79389°N 141.39417°E / 42.79389; 141.39417
Location Hokkaidō, Japan
Parent range Nasu Volcanic Zone
Topo map Geographical Survey Institute (国土地理院?, Kokudochiriin) 25000:1 支笏湖温泉, 50000:1 樽前山
Age of rock Holocene
Mountain type volcanic
Volcanic arc/belt Northeast Japan Arc
Easiest route Hiking

Mount Monbetsu (紋別岳?, Mombetsu-dake) is a mountain located in Shikotsu-Toya National Park in Hokkaidō, Japan. It sits on the shore of Lake Shikotsu, a caldera lake. It also hosts a radio relay station.[2]

Climbing Route[edit]

There is a road from Lake Shikotsu shore to the top of the mountain.[3]


  1. ^ Geographical Survey Institute website, 25000:1 maps 支笏湖温泉
  2. ^ Geographical Survey Institute> website, 25000:1 map 支笏湖温泉
  3. ^ Paul Hunt, Hiking in Japan: An Adventurer's Guide to the Mountain Trails, pg. 181