Tag: Sanbyaku-meizan

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 . . Hiking Among Ibaraki Prefecture’s Ancient Forests The topography of Ibaraki is mostly made up of flat agricultural plains that produce a quarter of Japan’s piman (bell peppers) and hakusai (Chinese...

Mt. Mito 三頭山

Mt. Iyo イヨ山 – Mt. Nukazasu ヌカザス山 – Mt. Mito 三頭山 . . From a Floating Bridge to Mountain Top Along with Mt. Kumotori and Mt. Odake, Mt. Mito三頭山 is one of the three famous mountains of Okutama. The mountain retains expansive areas of beech...

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