Tag: Okutama

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. Gozenyama 御前山

Hiked on Nov 4, 2014    Jan 15, 2020 . Taiken no mori 体験の森 – Mt. Sasuzawayama サス沢山   Duration: 5 hours   Distance: 10.9 km   Elevation change: 1005 metres   Highest point: 1405 metres   Start: Sakaibashi Bus...

Mt. Okuratakamaru 大蔵高丸

Hiked on Aug 31, 2014    Sep 2, 2021 . Mt. Okuratakamaru 大蔵高丸 – Mt. Hamaiba ハマイバ丸   Duration: 2 days   Distance: 16.1 km   Elevation change: 805 metres   Highest point: 1781 metres   Start: Yamatoten Mokusan Onsen...

Mt. Honita 本仁田山

Hiked on Aug 4, 2013    Dec 6, 2020 . Mt. Kobutaka コブタカ山 – Mt. Honita 本仁田山   Duration: 4.5 hours   Distance: 7.7 km   Elevation change: 914 metres   Highest point: 1224 metres   Start: Hatonosu station (JR Ome...

Mt. Takanosu 鷹ノ巣山

Hiked on May 22, 2014    Aug 10, 2022 . Mt. Takanosu 鷹ノ巣山 – Mt. Kayanoki 榧ノ木山 – Mt. Kurato 倉戸山     The Inamuraiwa Ridge remains closed due to collapses in several places. For the latest information please refer to the Okutama...

Mt. Sengenrei 浅間嶺

Hiked on Apr 26, 2014    Jun 17, 2020 . Hossawa Falls 払沢の滝 – Mt. Sengenrei 浅間嶺   Duration: 4 hours   Distance: 7.8 km   Elevation change: 623 metres   Highest point: 903 metres   Start: Hossawa no taki iriguchi Bus...

Hossawa Falls

Tokyo’s Famed Hossawa Falls One thing that never fails to amaze me about living in Tokyo is unearthing its hidden natural treasures. Many readers this would be probably surprised to learn that Tokyo contains one of the One Hundred Waterfalls...

The Best Day Hikes Around Tokyo

Hiking Trails on Tokyo’s Doorstep Given Japan’s mountainous terrain it should come as no surprise that Tokyo’s fringes boast many great hikes. So with that said, it’s time to dust off the hiking gear, grab some friends and hit the trails. The...

Mt. Odake 大岳山

Hiked on May 4, 2013    Oct 20, 2021 . Mt. Odake 大岳山 – Nokogiriyama 鋸山   Duration: 5.5 hours   Distance: 14.5 km   Elevation change: 916 metres   Highest point: 1266 metres   Start: Mitake Cable lower station...

The year in review

Looking Back on the Year The main impetus for getting this blog started was frustration with the lack of information in English on hiking trails around Tokyo. Over the past year I have relished the opportunity to document my experiences and realised...

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