Tag: Sanbyaku-meizan

Kurodake 黒岳

Jinzasan 神座山 – Mt.Shakagatake 釈迦ヶ岳 – Shindo Pass 新道峠   Duration: 2 days   Distance: 18.4 km   Elevation change: 1028 metres   Highest point: 1793 metres   Start: Himine jinja mae Bus Stop   Finish: Kawaguchiko...

Yama to Kogen Chizu: 2022 Edition

MAPPLE Special Online Maps Campaign Continues in 2022 The map images and contents of this article have been obtained with the permission of the publisher (Shobunsha). Like always at the beginning of spring Shobunsha Publications (MAPPLE) released...

Yama to Kogen Chizu: 2021 Edition

MAPPLE Special Online Maps Campaign for 2021 The map images and contents of this article have been obtained with the permission of the publisher (Shobunsha). Come February or March each year Shobunsha Publications a.k.a. MAPPLE release an annual...

Mt. Kintoki 金時山

Kintoki-jinja Shrine 金時神社 – Mt. Nagao 長尾山 – Otome-toge 乙女峠   Duration: 3.5 hours   Distance: 6.3 km   Elevation change: 517 metres   Highest point: 1212 metres   Start: Kintoki Jinja Iriguchi Bus Stop  ...

Mt. Nyukasa 入笠山

Nyukasa Marsh 入笠湿原 – Mt. Nyukasa 入笠山   Duration: 2 days   Distance: 23.3 km   Elevation change: 1095 metres   Highest point: 1955 metres   Start: Aoyagi Station (Chuo Main Line)   Finish: Fujimi Station (Chuo Main...

Reading “Yama to Kogen Chizu” Topographic Maps

The Low-Down on Japanese Hiking Maps The map images and contents of this article have been obtained with the permission of the publisher (Shobunsha). Writing about topographic maps i.e. a map which uses elevation contours may not be the most...

Mt. Jinba 陣馬山 to Mt. Mito 三頭山

Mt. Jinba 陣馬山 – Maruyama 丸山 – Mt. Mito 三頭山   Duration: 2 days   Distance: 28.5 km   Elevation change: 1166 metres   Highest point: 1531 metres   Start: Wada bus stop   Finish: Tomin no mori bus stop  ...

100, 200 and 300 Famous Japanese Mountains

Japan’s Most Prominent Peaks For better or worse, Kyuya Fukada’s 1964 best seller “100 Famous Japanese Mountains” (日本百名山 Nihon Hyaku-meizan) has had a profound influence on modern alpinism in Japan. It has led to a decades long hiking boom...

Mt. Yamizo 八溝山

Mt. Yamizo 八溝山 – Nichirin Temple 日輪寺   Duration: 4 hours   Distance: 9.8 km   Elevation change: 667 metres   Highest point: 1022 metres   Start: Jakechi bus stop   Finish: Jakechi bus stop   Difficulty:  ...

Mt. Mito 三頭山

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: Ogouchi Jinja Bus Stop   Finish: Kazuma Bus Stop...

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