Kinzoksan

 

【Hidden treasures of familiar people】


Kintokiyama (Kintoto-yama or Kintibi-san) is a mountain of altitude 1,212m located in the northwestern part of Hakone-san. One of three hundred mountains in Japan.

Mountain peak of Kinzoksan
Mountain peak of Kinzoksan

The highest mountain of Hakone Okayama.

The slope near the top of the mountain is very steep, and when looking from afar, it seems like a wild boar's nose that projected suddenly from the face, so once innocent innata (Inahayadake) It was called).

Since the view is good, even beginners can climb easily, there are many mountaineers in the mountains of Hakone, various climbing routes are being maintained.

Enoshima seen from the vicinity of Kanematsu Mountain Top
Enoshima seen from the vicinity of Kanematsu Mountain Top

Ashigara Pass Route · · Climb 160 minutes
Jizo Hall (60 minutes) → Ashigarakoba Park (10 minutes) → Ashigori Pass (90 minutes) → Konatsuyama

Route that can come most easily in the east side climbing route.
From Ashigome Pass, go further into the side street and go down the gravel road, you will see the Kinzyan Mountain Climbing Garage with parking gates (car 20 units have space to be stopped).

It is easy to walk on the relatively flat road from the parking lot to the Inu no yadokudo, and it is possible to climb up to the summit of Kinzoksan in about 1 hours, so it is quite often used.

Hakone-Ashinoko seen from the summit of Kinzoksan
Hakone-Ashinoko seen from the summit of Kinzoksan

Jizo routes · · · climbing 145 minutes
Jizo Hall (15 minutes) → Sunset waterfall (130 minutes) → Konetsuyama
It is a course aiming at Konagiyama while visiting Kintaro's legend of Ashigara, including the sunset falls and Kintaro's play stones that Kintaro told us to use the hot water. It is famous for the name of Kintaro hiking course on the way walking along the lake.

Otome Pass route · · climb 105 minutes
Otome mouth (40 minutes) → Otome Pass (20 minutes) → Nagao mountain (45 minutes) → Konetsuyama
From the Otome Pass to the Kintokuyama mountain peak, it will become the ridge road of the outer ring, go through the gentle mountain top of Nagao, and head towards Kinzitayama.

Sengokuhara and Ashinoko seen from the summit of Kinzoksan
Sengokuhara and Ashinoko seen from the summit of Kinzoksan

Sengokuhara route ... climb 110 minutes
Golden Climb Mountain (40 minutes) → Yakurazawa Pass (30 minutes) → Kofuku Shrine Branch (40 minutes) → Kinzoksan
A popular course where well-maintained and easy-to-walk roads continue. You can enjoy the good ridge of the ridge.

Mountain peak of Kinzoksan
Mountain peak of Kinzoksan

Kanemi shrine route · · · climb 110 minutes
Kanematsu Shrine entrance (70 minutes) → Kokono shrine branch (40 minutes) → Konghaksan
There is a free parking lot at Kinematsu Shrine, which is easy to access. You can see "Kimimei-yori stone" that Kintaro overtook the night dew.

Kinpasan Mountain peak
Kinpasan Mountain peak

However, as can be seen in the photographs, although the difficulty level is low near the summit of the mountain because of the steep slope, there are ropes and sandboxes in the vicinity of the top of every course, so do not let your guards get overwhelmed.

There are two teahouses at the summit of Kinzoksan and it is an oasis of Hiker.
If you are sitting at the outside table without ordering at the gold tea shop, you will get angry with a habitable gold daughter (grandma), please be careful (^ ^;) mushrooms juice is pushing.

Meanwhile, "Masa Curry Udon" is popular in Kintaro Chaya.
It seems that there are many hikers who feel that this tea shop is more familiar.

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