Mt. Asama

Map number 19 Description number 43 Mt. Asama is a highly active volcanic peak that is "enter at your own risk" for hikers. But you can still hike around the crater, and the scenery is quite peaceful. I rode my Harley to this hike. It was about a 3 hour ride each way. My plan... Continue Reading →

Mt. Akagi (1&2)

Map number 20 (also includes Tsukuba) Description number 40 I made 2 attempts at this hike. The first was early in the season and I rode my motorcycle. By the time I got to the trail head it was late in the day and getting cold. I decided to head back home and just make... Continue Reading →

Mt. Tsukuba

Map number 20 (also includes Akagi) Description number 44 This hike confused me because their is another peak called Mt. Nantai on the same ridge line. I originally thought that there were two Hyakumeizan's right next to each other but as it turns out, the Hyakumeizan Mt. Nantai is different. You'll also find that there... 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,¬†Ibuki 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 →

Mt. Ryokami (1&2)

Map number 23,¬†Description number 65. On my first attempt at this hike, I rode my Harley to Ryokami. It's about a 2.5 hour drive and there's parking at the trail head near the Ryokami sansou and the Ryokami shrine. It was a hot summer day, and I left home later than I should've. When I... Continue Reading →

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