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Mountain Stage

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Mountain Stage
Various versions of the "Mountain Stage" theme.
Debut appearance Kirby's Adventure (1993)
Last appearance Kirby's Dream Buffet (2022)
Other appearance(s) Kirby's Dream Course
Kirby's Avalanche
Kirby's Dream Land 2
Kirby: Nightmare in Dream Land
Kirby: Canvas Curse
Kirby's Dream Collection Special Edition
Kirby: Triple Deluxe
Kirby and the Rainbow Curse
Kirby: Planet Robobot
Composer(s) Hirokazu Ando
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"Mountain Stage" is a musical piece originally from Kirby's Adventure, which primarily plays in Yogurt Yard in that game. It was composed by Hirokazu Ando.

Game appearances[edit]

Kirby's Adventure / Kirby: Nightmare in Dream Land[edit]

The theme plays upon accessing Yogurt Yard for the first time, and subsequently in most of the level stages.

Kirby's Dream Course[edit]

An arrangement of "Mountain Stage" plays in Holes 1-7 on Course 2, Holes 5-7 on Course 7, and Holes 5-7 on Mr. Shine & Mr. Bright Course.

Kirby's Avalanche[edit]

An arrangement of "Mountain Stage" plays when battling in Normal difficulty stages of Competition Mode.

Kirby's Dream Land 2[edit]

The theme is reused for Red Canyon, being the main theme of the level. It plays in a lower key than the original.

Kirby: Canvas Curse[edit]

A techno-style remix of the theme plays in Growth Grasses. It is arranged by Jun Ishikawa[1].

When the "Old School" sound mode is selected, the Kirby: Nightmare in Dream Land arrangement plays in Rift Ruin and Collapse Castle.

Kirby's Dream Collection Special Edition[edit]

When selecting Kirby's Dream Course in the "Kirby's History" mode, its arrangement of "Mountain Stage" plays.

Kirby: Triple Deluxe[edit]

A remix of "Mountain Stage", named "A Forest Hike", can be heard in multiple forest areas in the game, one of them being Fine Fields - Stage 4. It has an orchestral sound and a focus on bass, and also plays in a lower key than the original. It's arranged by the original composer, Hirokazu Ando.

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse[edit]

A rock-style remix of the theme can be unlocked by collecting one of the Treasure Chests found in the Gondola Ride stage, to then be played in the Music Room. This is where the proper name of the track, "Mountain Stage", first appeared in English; previously, this was its name translated from Japanese on the The Very Best of Kirby: 52 Hit Tracks soundtrack album.

Kirby: Planet Robobot[edit]

The "Growth Grasses" remix from Kirby: Canvas Curse is reused in Patched Plains - Stage 6 EX.

Kirby's Dream Buffet[edit]

The Kirby's Dream Course remix of "Mountain Stage", named Kirby's Dream Course: Memorial Song 1 in-game, can be unlocked by reaching Gourmet Rank 107.

Other appearances[edit]

In the Kirby's Adventure soundtrack album, the theme received a vocal remix named スターライト・アドベンチャー (Starlight Adventure).

The original version of the song can be found on the soundtrack album The Very Best of Kirby: 52 Hit Tracks.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese 山地の面[2]
Sanchi no men
Yama sutēji
Mountain Stage
Canadian French Montagne[4] Mountain
European French Étape de la montagne[4] Mountain Stage
German Bergabschnitt[4] Mountain stage
Italian Su per i monti[4] Up in the mountains
Latin American Spanish Etapa de la montaña[4] Mountain stage
European Spanish Fase de la montaña[4] Mountain stage