Tag: winter traverse

A Snowy Climb to the Top of Takaosan

Enjoying the First Snow for Winter 2020 While the snow which fell last Saturday may not have been Tokyo’s first official first snow or hatsuyuki for 2020 (there were a few snowflakes the week earlier) it was this year’s first sizeable dumping...

Mount Takao: A Summit Bereft of Visitors

Early Morning Summit Assault on Tokyo’s Finest Even in shoddy weather Mount Takao sees a hefty share of day-trippers while on good days the summit can get so jam packed as to make you wish you hadn’t bothered. Today’s mission was to find out...

Mt. Ougiyama 扇山

Mt. Ougiyama 扇山 – Mt. Momokurasan 百蔵山   Duration: 6 hours   Distance: 13.4 km   Elevation change: 824 metres   Highest point: 1138 metres   Difficulty:   Start: Torisawa Station (Chuo Main Line)   Finish: Saruhashi...

Mt. Bonomine 棒ノ峰山

Naguri Lake 名栗湖 – Mt. Makinooyama 槙ノ尾山 – Mt. Bonomine 棒ノ峰山   Duration: 6 hours   Distance: 11.2 km   Elevation change: 736 metres   Highest point: 969 metres   Difficulty:   Start: Sawarabi-no-Yu Bus Stop   Finish:...

Mt. Hinodeyama 日の出山

Mt. Hinodeyama 日の出山 – Mt. Mitake 御岳山   Duration: 6 hours   Distance: 18.6 km   Elevation change: 712 metres   Highest point: 902 metres   Difficulty:   Start: Musashi Itsukaichi Station (Itsukaichi Line)   Finish:...

Mt. Takao 高尾山

Mt. Kobotoke-Shiroyama 小仏城山 – Sagamiko Station 相模湖駅   Duration: 4 hours   Distance: 11.4 km   Elevation change: 409 metres   Highest point: 670 metres   Difficulty:   Start: Takaosanguchi Station (Keio Takao Line)...

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