Tag: cable car

Hakone Hot Spring Resort back in the 1960s

Old Postcards Reveal Hakone 55 Years Ago Blessed with natural hot springs, Hakone has been attracting travellers since the Edo period. In those early years, visitors travelled there via the Tokaido Road which acted as a thoroughfare between Edo, as...

Mt. Oyama 大山

Hiked on Mar 31, 2014    May 15, 2021 . Oyama Afuri Jinja 大山阿夫利神社 – Mt. Oyama 大山   Duration: 4 hours   Distance: 6.3 km   Elevation change: 942 metres   Highest point: 1252 metres   Start: Oyama Cable Car Bus Stop...

Exploring Hakone hot spring resort

A Sure Way of Escaping Tokyo’s Summer Heat and Humidity Where is a good place to escape the suffocating heat and humidity of Tokyo? How about Hakone, that holiday mecca out Kanagawa way. So that was the decision we made a couple of months back and...

Okutama Ropeway

The Demise of an Ill-Conceived Idea – The Okutama Ropeway It seems de rigueur these days that anyone with an outdoor blog has a category devoted to haikyo 廃虚 or in the English vernacular urban exploration. This genre of writing and photography...

Mt. Kumotori 雲取山

Hiked on May 23, 2013    Oct 3, 2021 . Mitsumine Shrine 三峯神社 – Mt. Kumotori 雲取山 – Mt. Mutsuishiyama 六ッ石山   Duration: 2 days   Distance: 29.2 km   Elevation change: 977 metres   Highest point: 2017‬ metres   Start:...

Hinodeyamakita Ridge 日ノ出山北尾根

Hiked on Apr 28, 2013 . Hinodeyamakita Ridge 日ノ出山北尾根 – Mt. Hinodeyama 日の出山 – Mt. Mitsumuroyama 三室山   Duration: 5 hours   Distance: 11 km   Elevation change: 652 metres   Highest point: 902‬ metres   Start: Mitake...

Mt. Hinodeyama 日の出山

Hiked on Feb 13, 2013    Jan 12, 2019 . Mt. Hinodeyama 日の出山 – Mt. Mitake 御岳山   Duration: 6 hours   Distance: 18.6 km   Elevation change: 712 metres   Highest point: 902 metres   Start: Musashi Itsukaichi Station...

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