Arashima & Hakusan

October 19-22, 2018 Map Number 44 I decided to take a late season long ride out to Fukui Prefecture to hike Arashima and Hakusan, which are both about an hour outside of Fukui (city). My usual hiking and riding buddy was in the middle of practicing for an Aikido test, so I was soloing this... Continue Reading →

Mt. Kasa/Kurobegoro

Map number 38 (also includes Kasagatake, Kuorbegorodake, Washibadake, Suisho, Yakedake, Hotakadake, and Yarigatake), hiked September 15-16, 2017 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 others. 1 person I've hiked with before in the Yatsugatake area, his name is... Continue Reading →

Mt. Kita/Mt. Aino

I think they changed the map number, I downloaded map 41 to get Kita/Aino, but it looks like it's now map 42, and map 41 is for Kiso-Komagatake, Utsugi, and Ena. So I have 2 different map number 41s, but you should get maps 41 and 42. Hiked September 21-24, 2017 Kita is description number... Continue Reading →

Mt. Kai-Komagatake/Mt. Senjo

Map number 41, hiked September 29 - October 1, 2017 Kai-Komagatake is description number 77, Senjo is description 78 For this hike, the road to Kitazawa is not open to the public, so like most of the hikes in the Minami Alps, you have to take a bus. I think that you might be able... Continue Reading →

Mt. Kiso-Komagatake/Mt. Utsugi

Map number 41 (also includes Mt. Ena), hiked October 7-9, 2017 Kiso-Komagatake is description number 74, and Utsugi is number 75 I did this hike with my son in October of 2017. We drove up on a Friday afternoon, it's about a 2.5 hour drive to the Suganodai bus center parking lot from Sagamihara. Although... Continue Reading →

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