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Trail Write-Ups

July 4, 2015 • Views: 1180

The Yatsugatake Mountains

Splendid Backdrop Scaling Yatsugatake Mountains Last summer near perfect conditions provided an excellent opportunity to take a three day hike over the Yatsugatake Mountains. These volcanic mountains

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Okuchichibu Mountains Western Tokyo

May 29, 2015 • Views: 3099

Mt. Kentoku 乾徳山

May 27, 2015 • Views: 978

Mt. Obora 大洞山

May 9, 2015 • Views: 1354

Musings

August 18, 2015 • Views: 4947

25 Things I’ve Learned Hiking in Japan

Musings from 10 Years Hiking in Japan Whether setting out on your first hike or already an accomplished mountaineer there are definitely some quirks unique to hiking in the Japanese mountains. This

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10 Unusual Sights Hiking Around Tokyo

June 21, 2015 • Views: 1400

Wild Camping: 15 Essential Tips

February 19, 2015 • Views: 2177

10 Interesting Facts about Mount Fuji

February 16, 2015 • Views: 13574

Sightseeing

March 21, 2015 • Views: 1212

The Sagamiko Illumination Forest

Largest Illumination Event in the Greater Tokyo Area A short one hour train ride from downtown Tokyo ushers you to the largest illumination spectacle in the Kanto area, the Sagamiko Illumillion.

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Mount Takao Plum Blossom Festival

March 15, 2015 • Views: 1031

The Hundred Ancient Burial Caves of Yoshimi

February 4, 2015 • Views: 1817

Nippara Limestone Cave: Spelunking in Tokyo

January 28, 2015 • Views: 5856

Latest Reviews

December 16, 2014 • Views: 1658

Ultralight Primus Femto Stove P-115 Review

One of the World’s Lightest Gas Canister Stoves at 56g Investing in a quality lightweight stove is something all backpackers should consider a wise investment. In my university hiking days I was an

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X99 High-End Content Creation PC Build

December 3, 2014 • Views: 8148

Montbell U.L. Trekking Umbrella Review

September 29, 2014 • Views: 3458

Therm-a-Rest ProLite Plus Review

August 28, 2014 • Views: 11541

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