Tag: wild camping

Hinohara Sasaone Ridge – Camp and BBQ

Hiked on Jul 25, 2022 . Hibara-toge 日原峠 – Dohyo-dake 土俵岳 – Koyuzuri-toge 小棡峠   Duration: 2 days   Distance: 12.3 km   Elevation change: 813 metres   Highest point: 1098 metres   Start: Shin Sannobashi Bridge Bus Stop...

Mt. Konara 小楢山

Hiked on Apr 2, 2021    Mar 26, 2022 . Osawa Noto 大沢ノ頭 – Mt. Sashiyama 差山 – Mt. Myoken 妙見山   Duration: 2 days   Distance: 15.2 km   Elevation change: 1233 metres   Highest point: 1713 metres   Start:...

Mt. Kurogane 黒金山

Hiked on Sep 21, 2020 . Mt. Kentoku 乾徳山 – Mt. Kurogane 黒金山 – Nishizawa Gorge 西沢渓谷 The Nishizawa Gorge hiking trail closes during winter (December 1st-April 28th subject to change depending on snowfall) for the latest information please...

Some Camping Spots I’d Rather be Right Now

18 Beautiful Places to Camp in Japan With everyone now under stay-at-home requests through May 31 it’s looking increasingly likely the spring hiking will pass without most of us hitting the trail – myself included. To console myself with this...

Mt. Gangaharasuriyama 雁ヶ腹摺山

Hiked on May 3, 2017    Nov 15, 2021 . Otoge 大峠 – Mt. Gangaharasuri 雁ヶ腹摺山 – Mt. Ubakoyama 姥子山   Duration: 2 days   Distance: 20.7 km   Elevation change: 1137 metres   Highest point: 1874 metres   Start:...

Shirayanomaru 白谷丸

Hiked on May 20, 2016    Apr 6, 2019 . Kurotake 黒岳 – Shirayanomaru 白谷丸   Duration: 2 days   Distance: 19.8 km   Elevation change: 1247 metres   Highest point: 1987 metres   Start: Hamaiba Mae Bus Stop  ...

Mt. Koganezawa 小金沢山

Hiked on Sep 19, 2015    Jun 24, 2020 . Kurotake 黒岳 – Mt. Koganezawa 小金沢山   Duration: 2 days   Distance: 15.6 km   Elevation change: 1038 metres   Highest point: 2014 metres   Start: Yamatoten Mokusan Onsen...

Mt. Kentoku 乾徳山

Hiked on May 21, 2015    Jul 25, 2022 . Kougen Hut 高原ヒュッテ – Mt. Kentoku 乾徳山 – Mt. Douman 道満山   Duration: 2 days   Distance: 11.1 km   Elevation change: 1186 metres   Highest point: 2013 metres   Start: Kentokusan...

Wild Camping: 15 Essential Tips

How to Fully Embrace a Wild Camping Experience The basic essence of wild camping entails seeking out wilderness experiences away from official campgrounds. While actual ‘hiding’ isn’t usually necessary unlike stealth or guerrilla...

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