Tag: 100 Famous Mountains

Mt. Hiragatake 平ヶ岳

Hiked on Aug 22, 2022 . Mt. Shimodaikura 下台倉山 – Ikeno-dake 池ノ岳 – Tamago-ishi 玉子石   Duration: 12 hours   Distance: 24.6 km   Elevation change: 1326 metres   Highest point: 2141 metres   Start: Takanosu Kogen...

Mt. Hotaka 武尊山

Hiked on Aug 7, 2022 . Hotaka-jinja 武尊神社 – Kengamine 剣ケ峰山   Duration: 7.5 hours   Distance: 13 km   Elevation change: 1058 metres   Highest point: 2158 metres   Start: Urami-no-taki carpark   Finish: Urami-no-taki...

Yama to Kogen Chizu: 2022 Edition

MAPPLE Special Online Maps Campaign Continues in 2022 The map images and contents of this article have been obtained with the permission of the publisher (Shobunsha). Like always at the beginning of spring Shobunsha Publications (MAPPLE) released...

16 Top Hiking & Adventure Blogs from Japan

Outdoor Bloggers to Follow in Japan (2022) Putting together a list that celebrates the diverse international outdoor blogging community in Japan is something that I have wanted to do for some time. The reason is twofold. If there is one thing just...

Mt. Kinpu 金峰山 (Revisited)

Hiked on Oct 28, 2021 . Mt. Kinpu 金峰山 – Mt. Asahi-dake 朝日岳 – Odarumi-toge 大弛峠   Duration: 2 days   Distance: 24.3 km   Elevation change: 1089 metres   Highest point: 2599‬ metres   Start: Mizugaki-sansou Bus Stop...

My First 100 Hikes in Japan [Infographic]

Eight and a Half Years in the Making Last week RIDGELINEIMAGES.com along with its indomitable editor-in-chief quietly chalked up the 100th hike. Yoku ganbarimashita if I might say so! Mind you these aren’t the hyakumeizan (100 top mountains) but...

Mt. Myoko 妙高山 to Mt. Hiuchi 火打山

Hiked on Jul 20, 2021 . Tsubame Onsen 燕温泉線 – Mt. Myoko 妙高山 – Mt. Hiuchi 火打山   Duration: 3 days   Distance: 24.3 km   Elevation change: 1292 metres   Highest point: 2462 metres   Start: Tsubame Onsen Bus Stop...

Yama to Kogen Chizu: 2021 Edition

MAPPLE Special Online Maps Campaign for 2021 The map images and contents of this article have been obtained with the permission of the publisher (Shobunsha). Come February or March each year Shobunsha Publications a.k.a. MAPPLE release an annual...

Mt. Naeba 苗場山

Hiked on Sep 30, 2020 . Wada Hut 和田小屋 – Kaguragamine 神楽ヶ峰   Duration: 8 hours   Distance: 13.9 km   Elevation change: 925 metres   Highest point: 2145 metres   Start: Carpark below Wada Hut   Finish: Carpark below...

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