Tag: Okutama

The Long-Forgotten Tokyo Peace Pagoda

A Chance Upon at the Tokyo Peace Pagoda To expect the unexpected is something I have come to cherish about my ventures into the mountains and to discover that Tokyo is home to a long-forgotten Peace Pagoda was definitely one of them. The glistening...

Mt. Mito 三頭山

Hiked on Dec 12, 2013    Mar 24, 2021 . Mt. Iyo イヨ山 – Mt. Nukazasu ヌカザス山 – Mt. Mito 三頭山   Duration: 5 hours   Distance: 11.4 km   Elevation change: 991 metres   Highest point: 1531‬ metres   Start:...

Mt. Daibosatsu 大菩薩嶺

Hiked on Sep 21, 2013    Sep 16, 2019 . Mt. Daibosatsu 大菩薩嶺 – Daibosatsu-toge 大菩薩峠 – Tabayama Village 丹波山村   Duration: 2 days   Distance: 20.7 km   Elevation change: 1156 metres   Highest point: 2056 metres  ...

Mt. Kuroyama 黒山

Hiked on Jul 4, 2012 . Mt. Bonomine 棒ノ峰山 – Mt. Kuroyama 黒山 – Nasaka Pass 名坂峠   Duration: 6 hours   Distance: 14.7 km   Elevation change: 577 metres   Highest point: 969‬ metres   Start: Kawai Station (Ome Line)  ...

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...

Shiromaru Dam fish ladder

Unearthing the Longest Fish Ladder in Japan On recent nature outing near Okutama I stumbled across non-descript administrative building which just happens to house the longest fish ladder in Japan. The fish ladder is situated along a scenic stretch...

Hiking and hay fever in Japan

The Spoils of Early Spring Outings Tempted with the lure of warm weather for the first time this year, I made an ill-fated decision yesterday to set out knowing very well I had a good chance of succumbing to hay fever. This ignominious fate first...

Mt. Bonomine 棒ノ峰山

Hiked on Feb 28, 2013    Sep 8, 2021 . Naguri Lake 名栗湖 – Mt. Makinooyama 槙ノ尾山 – Mt. Bonomine 棒ノ峰山   Duration: 6 hours   Distance: 11.2 km   Elevation change: 736 metres   Highest point: 969 metres   Start: Sawarabi...

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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