The Outdoor Guide to Tokyo

Exploring the Outdoors Around Tokyo The scale and diversity of Tokyo makes it hard to condense into a short travel write-up, especially the outdoor scene which caters...

Hyakuhiro Waterfall

Hiking to the Hyakuhiro Waterfall in Okutama On a dreary overcast day last week I decided to check out a towering waterfall in the Okutama watershed. One of the major...

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...

Mt. Kentoku 乾徳山

Kougen Hut 高原ヒュッテ – Mt. Kentoku 乾徳山 – Mt. Douman 道満山 . Spectacular 360-degree Panorama from Mount Kentoku If there was ever a mountain sorely overlooked in Kyuya...

Mt. Obora 大洞山

Shougen Toge 将監峠 – Mt. Obora 大洞山 – Sanjounoyu 三条の湯 . Golden Week Hikers on Mass While Golden Week in Japan tends to correspond with some of year’s best weather the...

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