Tag: Saitama hikes

Mt. Warabi 蕨山

Warabiyama Lookout 蕨山展望台 – Mt. Fujidana 藤棚山 – Konpira Shrine ruins 金比羅神社跡   Duration: 5 hours   Distance: 9.6 km   Elevation change: 664 metres   Highest point: 1044 metres   Difficulty:   Start: Nago Bus...

Mt. Maruyama 丸山

Maruyama Lookout 丸山展望台 – Ono Pass 大野峠   Duration: 4 hours   Distance: 10.3 km   Elevation change: 650 metres   Highest point: 960 metres   Difficulty:   Start: Ashigakubo Station (Seibu Chichibu Line)  ...

Mt. Wanakurayama 和名倉山

Higashisenba 東仙波 – Mt. Karamatsuo 唐松尾山 – Mt. Kasatori 笠取山   Duration: 3 days   Distance: 32.3 km   Elevation change: 1503 metres   Highest point: 2036 metres   Difficulty:   Start: Lake Chichibu Bus Stop...

Mt. Izugatake 伊豆ヶ岳

Takahatayama 高畑山 – Amamezasu Toge 天目指峠 – Nenogongen 子の権現   Duration: 6 hours   Distance: 13.6 km   Elevation change: 561 metres   Highest point: 851 metres   Difficulty:   Start: Shomaru Station (Seibu...

15 Terrific Hikes in and Around Tokyo

Mountains You can Climb in a Day from Tokyo Unless otherwise stated all prices are for one travel using local trains and bus services. For residents and tourists alike spending too much time in Tokyo can well, make you go bonkers after a while...

Mt. Hiwada 日和田山

Kitamuki-Jizo 北向地蔵 – Mt. Monomi 物見山 – Mt. Takazasu 高指山   Duration: 3.5 hours   Distance: 9.2 km   Elevation change: 270 metres   Highest point: 380 metres   Difficulty:   Start: Musashi-Yokote Station (Seibu...

Mt. Kasatori 笠取山

Gan-toge 雁峠 – Kasatori-goya 笠取小屋 – Tama River Headwaters 多摩川源流   Duration: 2 days   Distance: 20 km   Elevation change: 893 metres   Highest point: 1953 metres   Difficulty:   Start: Shinchidaira Bus Stop...

Koburi Pass 顔振峠

Suwa Shrine 諏訪神社 – Mt. Ogamiyama 越上山 – Yugate ユガテ   Duration: 4.5 hours   Distance: 11.9 km   Elevation change: 396 metres   Highest point: 566 metres   Difficulty:   Start: Agano Station (Seibu Chichibu...

Sayama Hills Loop Hike

Saitama Prefectural Nature Park – Noyamakita-Rokudoyama Park   Duration: 4 hours   Distance: 12.9 km   Elevation change: 60 metres   Highest point: 172 metres   Difficulty:   Start: Seibu-Kyujo-mae Station  ...

The Misotsuchi no Tsurara Icicles

Chichibu’s Natural Ice Sculpture If you’re looking for a day adventure to get your nature fix during the winter months the Misotsuchi no Tsurara 三十槌の氷柱 (Icicles of Misotsuchi) could be just the ticket. Located in a remote pocket in Chichibu, Saitama...

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