Archive: December 2014

Odake Falls

Winter Waterfall Wonders at Odake Falls Tokyo contains some rather noteworthy waterfalls including the Hossawa Falls which are included in the One Hundred Waterfalls of Japan. While at the Odake Falls 大岳滝 are around half the height of the Hossawa...

Mt. Nokogiri 鋸山

Mt. Nokogiri 鋸山 – Jigoku Nozoki 地獄のぞき . . An Intriguing History Makes Mount Nokokgiri a Wonderful Day Out Whilst dwarfed by nearby Mount Atago 愛宕山 (408 m) the highest mountain in Chiba Prefecture, Mount Nokogiri 鋸山 (329 m) affords some of the...

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 exponent of the Trangia alcohol-burning stoves but...

X99 High-End Content Creation PC Build

Intel X99 Performance PC Build While this PC review makes a slight tangent from my usual ramblings about the Japanese outdoors, it would be fair to say that a solid grounding in technology, in this case desktop PC components is vital for creating an...

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