Tag: waterfall

Oze Marsh 尾瀬ヶ原

Ozegahara Marsh 尾瀬ヶ原 – Lake Oze 尾瀬沼 – Sanpei Pass 三平峠   Duration: 2 days   Distance: 24.4 km   Difficulty:   Elevation change: 169 metres   Highest point: 1760 metres   Start: Hatomachitoge Bus Stop  ...

Tracking the Headwaters of the Shinano River

The Source of Japan’s Longest River All great rivers need to start from somewhere and Japan’s longest – the 367 km (228 mi) long Shinano River is no exception. The difficulty arises however when trying to pinpoint the actual source of a river...

Mt. Kobushi 甲武信ヶ岳

Moukidaira 毛木平 – Mt. Kobushi 甲武信ヶ岳 – Jumonjitouge Pass 十文字峠   Duration: 3 days   Distance: 24 km   Elevation change: 1173 metres   Highest point: 2475 metres   Difficulty:   Start: Azusayama Bus Stop  ...

Exploring the Backroads of Minakami

A Couple of Minakami’s Finest Sights Aside from chronicling the deepest railway station in Japan and partaking in an onsen or two, I also checked out two other great sightseeing spots in Minakami. It should be noted however that access to both...

Karataki Waterfall 唐滝

Karataki Waterfall 唐滝   Duration: 2.5 hours   Distance: 5.2 km   Elevation change: 300 metres   Highest point: 440 metres   Difficulty:   Start: Tomijiro-shoten mae bus stop   Finish: Tomijiro-shoten mae bus stop...

Hyakuhiro Waterfall

Hiking to the Hyakuhiro Waterfall in Okutama On a dreary overcast day last week I decided to check out a towering waterfall in the Okutama watershed. One of the major drawcards hiking Mount Kawanori is passing by the rather impressive Hyakuhiro...

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. Buko 武甲山

Fudou Falls 不動滝 – Mt. Buko 武甲山   Duration: 6 hours   Distance: 15.6 km   Elevation change: 1054 metres   Highest point: 1304 metres   Difficulty:   Start: Yokoze Station (Seibu Chichibu Line)   Finish:...

Nishizawa Gorge 西沢渓谷

Nishizawa Keikoku Bus Stop 西沢渓谷入口 – Nanatsugama Godan Falls 七ツ釜五段の滝 The Nishizawa Gorge hiking trail closes during winter (December 1st-April 28th subject to change depending on snowfall) for the latest information please refer to the Yamanashi City...

Kawakami Village

Kawahake 川端下 – Kinpu sansou 金峰山荘   Duration: 3 days   Distance: 17.5 km   Elevation change: 509 metres   Highest point: 2048 metres   Difficulty:   Start: Kawahake Bus Stop   Finish: Kawahake Bus Stop   Map:...

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