Mount Nokogiri (Akaishi)

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Mount Nokogiri
View of Mount Nokogiri from Mount Kaikoma (August 2008)
Highest point
Elevation 2,685 m (8,809 ft)
Listing List of mountains and hills of Japan by height
Coordinates 35°46′45″N 138°12′36″E / 35.77917°N 138.21000°E / 35.77917; 138.21000Coordinates: 35°46′45″N 138°12′36″E / 35.77917°N 138.21000°E / 35.77917; 138.21000
Translation (wood)saw mountain (Japanese)
Location Japan
Parent range Akaishi Mountains
Topo map Geographical Survey Institute 25000:1 甲斐駒ヶ岳
50000:1 甲府

Mount Nokogiri (鋸岳?, Nokogiri-dake) is a mountain located in the Akaishi Mountains on the border between, Yamanashi and Nagano Prefectures in Japan.


This area is in Minami Alps National Park that was established on June 1, 1964.[1] This mountain is also one of the "200 Famous Japanese Mountains". There is no general mountain climbing trail. Therefore, it is difficult to climb it. There is the shelter Mountain hut ("6th Stone-Hut") between this mountain and Mount Kaikoma. The original hut was rebuilt in 2006.


Nearby Mountains[edit]

It is on the main ridge line in the northern edge of the Akaishi Mountains.

Image Mountain Japanese Height Distance
from the Top
Mount Nokogiri from Komatsumine 1996-9-15.jpg Mt. Nokogiri 鋸岳 2,685 m (8,809 ft) 0 km (0.0 mi) 200 Famous
Kaikomagatake from kurisawayama 1998 10 11.jpg Mt. Kaikoma 甲斐駒ヶ岳 2,967 m (9,734 ft) 3.4 km (2 mi) 100 Famous
Senjyogatake from kosenjo 08 1996 12 31.jpg Mt. Senjō 仙丈ヶ岳 3,033 m (9,951 ft) 7.0 km (4.3 mi) 100 Famous

River of source[edit]

Mount Nokogiri is the source of the Fuji River. The Rivers of the source flow to the Pacific Ocean.


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