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What is COCOHELI and Why I Became a Member

Enjoy Hiking More Safely Staying safe and out of harm’s way out on the trail requires proper planning starting with letting people know where you’re going and when you expect to be back. However, even well-equipped, and seasoned hikers aren’t immune...

Japan’s Hiking Insurance Providers Compared

Hiking and Adventure Sports Insurance Also consider signing up with COCOHELI a membership-based helicopter search service that covers most mountainous areas of Japan. It collaborates with police and fire service agencies in 34 prefectures. Members...

Hiking in Japan: Why Insurance Matters

Japan Rescue Organization Hiking Accident Statistics One of the hazards of outdoor recreation such as hiking, camping, mountain biking or skiing is that it entails an element of risk. For solo adventurers such as myself, the level of risk is even...

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