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Mount Ogawa
Mount Ogawa
A view from Mt. Kinpu
Highest point
Elevation 2,418 m (7,933 ft)
Coordinates 35°54′33″N 138°36′44″E / 35.90917°N 138.61222°E / 35.90917; 138.61222Coordinates: 35°54′33″N 138°36′44″E / 35.90917°N 138.61222°E / 35.90917; 138.61222
Mount Ogawa
Location in Japan
Location Yamanashi / Nagano, Japan
Parent range Okuchichibu Mountains

Ogawayama (小川山?) is a 2,418m tall mountain on the border of Nagano and Yamanashi prefectures in Japan. It is a famous rock climbing area. The rock in Ogawayama consists of granite.

Some famous boulders can be found in Ogawayama. Such as Captain Ahab, the first boulder problem opened in Japan in 1980,[1] and the notorious Banshousha slab boulder. There is multipitch climbing up to 9 pitches. The routes are generally not bolted.[2]


  1. ^ "GLOBAL - Climbing News". Retrieved 2016-11-11. 
  2. ^ Jonas Wiklund (November 2006). "Bouldering in Ogawayama". UKClimbing.com. Retrieved 2016-11-11. 

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