Amakazari, Hiuchi, Myoko, Takatsuma

Map number 18 Amakazari Access: Amakazarikogen Camping Ground (36.882218,137.974443) Amakazari Access Hiuchi Access: Sasagamine Campground (36.867862, 138.078742)Also accessible from Myoko (see Myoko post) Hiuchi Access Myoko Access Tsubame Onsen (36.901121,138.147868) Myoko Access Takatsuma Access Togakushi Campground (36.769269, 138.090429)Okushairiguchi Parking Lot (36.755408, 138.078965) Takatsuma Access

Mount Nikko-Shirane

Map number 13 Access: Nikko Tone Mountain Ropeway (36.814861, 139.330120)Nikkoshiranesansuganuma Route (36.820751, 139.379900)Konsei Tunnel Parking Lot (36.816674,139.397753)Oku Nikko Yumoto Hondori South Parking Lot (36.805182, 139.423343) Nikko-Shirane Access

Tanigawa

Map number 16 Access: Tanigawadake cable car (36.836168, 138.962638)Ryokuchi Parking Lot (36.866679, 138.878257) Tanigawa Access

Ena

Map number 41 Access: Hirogawaratozanguchi Parking Lot (35.442919, 137.630634)神坂峠無料駐車場 (35.472348, 137.632351)黒井沢登山口 (35.406827, 137.598895) Ena Access

Mt. Tekari/Mt. Hijiri

Hiked August 17-19, 2018 Map Number 42 (Minami Alps, Southern Section) Duration:  2-3 days I hiked this with my friend, Joe. You could access Tekari and Hijiri from Hatanagi Dam Area (see Arakawa/Akaishi), but I opted to hike from a trailhead on the Iida, Japan side. The map is actually outdated because it shows a... Continue Reading →

Mt. Warusawa/Mt. Akaishi

Hiked August 2-4, 2018 Map number 42, Minami Alps, Southern Section Duration: 2-3 days There's no easy way around it. To do Warusawa (also known as Arakawa) and Akaishi, you have to take a Tokai Forest Corporation Shuttle Bus to the trailhead. Technically, you could avoid this, but you would have hike several days out... Continue Reading →

Mt. Houou

Hiked on July 8, 2018 Map Number 41, Minami Alps, northern section Hike Duration: 13 hours (map time), 8 hours (actual) Mt. Houou is actually more of a ridgeline, with 3 main peaks - Jizo (2764m), Kannon (2840), and Yakushi (2780m). Mt. Houou an "outlyer" meaning that it is difficult to bundle with other peaks,... Continue Reading →

Mt. Myoko

Map number 18, hiked August 5, 2017 Description number 33 Mt. Myoko is about a 4 hour drive from my house. My plan was leave home early, hike Myoko, and then head over to Mt. Hiuchi, sleep in my car overnight, hike Mt. Takatsuma in the morning, then head home. It didn't quite work out... Continue Reading →

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