Tag: wild camping

Mt. Konara 小楢山

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   Difficulty:   Start: Kubodaira Bus Stop  ...

Mt. Kurogane 黒金山

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 refer to the Yamanashi...

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

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   Difficulty:   Start: Hamaiba mae Bus Stop  ...

Shirayanomaru 白谷丸

Kurotake 黒岳 – Shirayanomaru 白谷丸   Duration: 2 days   Distance: 19.8 km   Elevation change: 1247 metres   Highest point: 1987 metres   Difficulty:   Start: Hamaiba Mae Bus Stop   Finish: Yamatoten Mokusan...

Mt. Koganezawa 小金沢山

Kurotake 黒岳 – Mt. Koganezawa 小金沢山   Duration: 2 days   Distance: 15.6 km   Elevation change: 1038 metres   Highest point: 2014 metres   Difficulty:   Start: Yamatoten Mokusan Onsen Bus Stop   Finish:...

Mt. Kentoku 乾徳山

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   Difficulty:   Start: Kentokusan Tozanguchi Bus Stop  ...

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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