Category - Hikes

Hiking write-ups from across Japan

Mt. Kitayokodake 北横岳

Futagoike 双子池 – Mt. Kitayokodake 北横岳 . Exploring the Top End of the Yatsugatake Mountains In the late summer the weather is at best changeable, strike it lucky and...

Takamiiwa Rock 鷹見岩

Dainichi-goya 大日小屋 – Takamiiwa Rock 鷹見岩 . One of the Finest Views in the Chichibu Tama Kai NP The main driver behind this hike was less about putting in a lot of...

Mt. Tengudake 天狗岳

Honzawa Onsen 本澤温泉 – Mt. Tengudake 天狗岳 – Shibunoyu 渋の湯 . Enjoy Some of Yatsugatake Best Hiking This hike is almost a reverse offering of my previous trip to...

Shirayanomaru 白谷丸

Kurotake 黒岳 – Shirayanomaru 白谷丸 . Wild Camping at its Finest For superb mountain climbing close to Tokyo, it’s hard to go past the ranges neighbouring Mt...

Mt. Kawanori 川乗山

Hyakuhiro Waterfall 百尋の滝 – Mt. Kawanori 川乗山 . Near Perfect Weather for Climbing one of Okutama’s Finest It’s been a work in progress, but I finally got...

Karataki Waterfall 唐滝

Karataki Waterfall 唐滝 . Enjoy Quiet Contemplation at Hachijo-jima’s Highest Waterfall What Hachijo-jima lacks in size, it certainly makes up for in unspoilt nature...

Hachijo-fuji 八丈富士山

Hachijo-fuji 八丈富士山 . A Sea-to-Summit Assault to the Top of the Izu Islands Highest Peak Located on a remote volcanic island in the Izu archipelago, finds the rather...

Mt. Tenran 天覧山

Mt. Tenran 天覧山 – Mt. Tonosu 多峯主山 . A Great Spot to Enjoy Natural Surroundings in Saitama Located at what might be considered the commutable edge of Tokyo, Hanno...

Mt. Hodosan 宝登山

Mt. Hodosan 宝登山 . Family Friendly Hike in Nagataro, Saitama Nagatoro along the with Iwadatami Rocks is arguably one the best sightseeing locales in Chichibu, Saitama...

Tip Jar

Archives

Get Updates