Mt. Kasa/Kurobegoro

Map number 38 (also includes Kasagatake, Kuorbegorodake, Washibadake, Suisho, Yakedake, Hotakadake, and Yarigatake) Kasa is description number 57, Kurobegoro is description number 51 I've never been to the Kita Alps before this, and I went with 2 colleagues. 1 colleague I've hiked with before in the Yatsugatake area, his name is Joe, the other I've... Continue Reading →

Mt. Daisen/Mt. Hakken/Hidegatake/Mt. Ibuki

Daisen map number 55, Hakken map number 52, Hidegatake map number 53, Ibuki is map number 45 Daisen is description number 92, Hakken description number 91, Hidegatake description number 90,┬áIbuki is description number 89 Here's a good example of 4 hikes that I grouped together as part of the same trip. Mt. Daisen may have... Continue Reading →

Yatsugatake (1&2)

Map number 33, description number 64 My first attempt at Yatsugatake was part of a 3 day trip, which included Kirigamine, Tateshina, Kinpu, and Mizugaki. I may have over estimated my Honda Stream's ability to drive on Japanese forest roads. It's been my experience that most forest roads in the US are OK for 2... Continue Reading →

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