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The Best Hiking Trails in Yamanashi (Japan)

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Photo of Takatsuka-yama 高柄山 (Shiotsu Stn. - Uenohara Stn.) Photo of Monte Mitsutoge Yama(Kawaguchiko) Photo of 2013-04-28 西沢渓谷
  • near Arakura, Yamanashi (Japan)
    Distance
    8.92mi
    Elevation +
    3287f
    TrailRank
    81| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofTakatsuka-yama 高柄山 (Shiotsu Stn. - Uenohara Stn.) Photo ofTakatsuka-yama 高柄山 (Shiotsu Stn. - Uenohara Stn.) Photo ofTakatsuka-yama 高柄山 (Shiotsu Stn. - Uenohara Stn.)

    Quite easy and well signed trail, just the very last part at the gate was a bit confusing; nothing very special on this trail but a nice trek if you don’t want to travel that long from Tokyo (just 1.5 hrs); easy access d...

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  • Monte Mitsutoge Yama(Kawaguchiko)

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    near Funatsu, Yamanashi (Japan)
    Distance
    11.59mi
    Elevation +
    3727f
    TrailRank
    75
    Photo ofMonte Mitsutoge Yama(Kawaguchiko) Photo ofMonte Mitsutoge Yama(Kawaguchiko) Photo ofMonte Mitsutoge Yama(Kawaguchiko)

    Decidimos hacer esta subida ya que en esta fecha el Monte Fuji estaba bastante nevada en su cima, y las condiciones no erala las adecuadas para nuestro equipo de senderismo ni para nuestra formación. Las vistas al Fujisa...

  • 2013-04-28 西沢渓谷

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    near Hirose, Yamanashi (Japan)
    Distance
    6.18mi
    Elevation +
    2247f
    TrailRank
    73
    Photo of2013-04-28 西沢渓谷 Photo of2013-04-28 西沢渓谷 Photo of2013-04-28 西沢渓谷

    Short hike along the many waterfalls in Nishisawa gorge. Access by bus: http://www.city.koshu.yamanashi.jp/kurashi/files/20130325/窪平・西沢渓谷線.pdf Campsite website: http://www.fuefukigoya.com/ryoukin.html From the c...

  • 2014-12-21 滝子山

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    near Shinshuku, Yamanashi (Japan)
    Distance
    9.61mi
    Elevation +
    3842f
    TrailRank
    72| Rating 5.0
    Photo of2014-12-21 滝子山 Photo of2014-12-21 滝子山 Photo of2014-12-21 滝子山

    Day hike to 滝子山 I had already been at the summit twice but decided to try a different trail this time. 寂ショウ尾根 is labeled as high grade and so attracted my attention. The weather forecast was particularly good yet it ...

    Spot in description. Great trail and as long as you “follow” the trail with the app you will be fine
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  • 2013-06-23 権現岳(2715m)

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    near Iwa-kubo, Yamanashi (Japan)
    Distance
    7.28mi
    Elevation +
    4626f
    TrailRank
    71
    Photo of2013-06-23 権現岳(2715m) Photo of2013-06-23 権現岳(2715m) Photo of2013-06-23 権現岳(2715m)

    Short hike to Gongendake in Yatsugatake. This was the second attempt to go to Gongendake. Due to rain forecast the previous week I had decided to cancel. This time I was about to cancel again but the weather forecast ...

  • 2013-08-03 八ヶ岳縦走

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    near Iwa-kubo, Yamanashi (Japan)
    Distance
    13.48mi
    Elevation +
    8100f
    TrailRank
    69
    Photo of2013-08-03 八ヶ岳縦走 Photo of2013-08-03 八ヶ岳縦走 Photo of2013-08-03 八ヶ岳縦走

    Yatsugatake traverse from Kannon daira to Mugikusa pass. Most people would do this hike in 2 or 3 days, but I couldn't afford this much so we set for a crazy day. From Takao ride the last train (JR Chuo at 22:26 an...

  • Mitsutouge-yama

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    near Onuma, Yamanashi (Japan)
    Distance
    9.18mi
    Elevation +
    4160f
    TrailRank
    69| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofMitsutouge-yama Photo ofMitsutouge-yama Photo ofMitsutouge-yama

    Very scenic trail with uncountable chances to see Mt. Fuji; as it’s a popular trail there are many signs so that can’t get lost and many places to have a rest; the trail is quite long and steep, so you should bring a cer...

    Did the trail, on that day there were a lot of clouds so we couldnt see fuji from the top. But when we decended to the p...
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  • near Hirose, Yamanashi (Japan)
    Distance
    9.31mi
    Elevation +
    5197f
    TrailRank
    66
    Photo of2013-04-29  甲武信ヶ岳 (2475m) Photo of2013-04-29  甲武信ヶ岳 (2475m) Photo of2013-04-29  甲武信ヶ岳 (2475m)

    Day hike to Kobushigatake Access by bus: http://www.city.koshu.yamanashi.jp/kurashi/files/20130325/窪平・西沢渓谷線.pdf Campsite website: http://www.fuefukigoya.com/ryoukin.html After a quite cold night (2 degrees in my...

  • 2015-05-23 甲斐駒ケ岳

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    near Shirasu, Yamanashi (Japan)
    Distance
    11.80mi
    Elevation +
    8058f
    TrailRank
    66
    Photo of2015-05-23 甲斐駒ケ岳 Photo of2015-05-23 甲斐駒ケ岳 Photo of2015-05-23 甲斐駒ケ岳

    Day climb to Kaikomagatake We got to the parking lot before 白州観光尾白キャンプ場 around 22:40 and based on the fair weather and the 2 hours left before rising time we slept without tent. We started at 1:04 and had only 3 hours...

  • 2014-11-16 鳳凰三山

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    near Nirasaki, Yamanashi (Japan)
    Distance
    11.41mi
    Elevation +
    8136f
    TrailRank
    66
    Photo of2014-11-16 鳳凰三山 Photo of2014-11-16 鳳凰三山 Photo of2014-11-16 鳳凰三山

    Day hike to Houousanzan. It has been more than 18 months since I first set my eyes on this mountain, yet each time I planned a trip there something came up and it was cancelled. This time, maybe the 5th attempt prov...

  • 2013-11-09 赤岳

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    near Kokkai, Yamanashi (Japan)
    Distance
    10.79mi
    Elevation +
    6621f
    TrailRank
    66
    Photo of2013-11-09 赤岳 Photo of2013-11-09 赤岳 Photo of2013-11-09 赤岳

    Day hike to Akadake with a bit of snow and many chains. Access: From Kobuchizawa station take road 11 and 520 all the way to 天女山 car park. The road is very wide and well maintained, the car park is equally clean and a...

  • 2015-02-15 三ツ峠山

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    near Funatsu, Yamanashi (Japan)
    Distance
    11.75mi
    Elevation +
    6316f
    TrailRank
    64
    Photo of2015-02-15 三ツ峠山 Photo of2015-02-15 三ツ峠山 Photo of2015-02-15 三ツ峠山

    Snow hike at Mitsutoge From Kawaguchiko station the trail is almost flat with a clear trace all the way, some icy stretches but easily negotiable. We put on 6-point crampons around midway when traverses sent Y-san a b...

  • 2014-10-12 大菩薩嶺

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    near Banya, Yamanashi (Japan)
    Distance
    18.88mi
    Elevation +
    9098f
    TrailRank
    64
    Photo of2014-10-12 大菩薩嶺 Photo of2014-10-12 大菩薩嶺 Photo of2014-10-12 大菩薩嶺

    Day hike to Daibosatsurei I had this trail in mind for more than a year already but suddenly decided to go for it 2 days before. I tend to always prioritize uphill but I decided to take the bus to Daibosatsu toge toz...

  • near Funatsu, Yamanashi (Japan)
    Distance
    4.34mi
    Elevation +
    443f
    TrailRank
    62
    Photo ofFujikawaguchiko 富士河口湖町 Photo ofFujikawaguchiko 富士河口湖町 Photo ofFujikawaguchiko 富士河口湖町

    Lake Kawaguchiko Lake Kawaguchiko (河口湖) is the most easily accessible of the Fuji Five Lakes with train and direct bus connections to Tokyo. A hot spring resort town with various tourist attractions and views of Mount...

  • near Narusawa, Yamanashi (Japan)
    Distance
    4.91mi
    Elevation +
    4111f
    TrailRank
    62
    Photo ofKentoku-san 乾徳山 (from bus stop to Kogen-Hütte) Photo ofKentoku-san 乾徳山 (from bus stop to Kogen-Hütte) Photo ofKentoku-san 乾徳山 (from bus stop to Kogen-Hütte)

    Very beautiful and adventurous trail with uncountable spots to see Mt. Fuji and the surroundings; the trail is very well signed so that you can’t get lost; at some parts, you have to climb but there are always chains to ...

  • near Ōtsuki, Yamanashi (Japan)
    Distance
    6.56mi
    Elevation +
    3133f
    TrailRank
    62
    Photo ofGozen-yama 御前山 and Kuki-yama 九鬼山 Photo ofGozen-yama 御前山 and Kuki-yama 九鬼山 Photo ofGozen-yama 御前山 and Kuki-yama 九鬼山

    Very scenic and not so difficult trail; great view from Gozen-yama even on Fuji-san; Start at Saruhashi Stn. on the Chuo Line and finish at Tanokura Stn. on the Fuji-kyuko Line; as the Fuji-kyuko Line is a quite minor li...

  • near Shirasu, Yamanashi (Japan)
    Distance
    19.86mi
    Elevation +
    13471f
    TrailRank
    61
    Photo of2015-10-10 甲斐駒ケ岳-鳳凰三山縦走 Photo of2015-10-10 甲斐駒ケ岳-鳳凰三山縦走 Photo of2015-10-10 甲斐駒ケ岳-鳳凰三山縦走

    Long hike to Kaikomagatake and Houousan. Improvement of several personal records. 1) 4106m positive elevation change (about 1000m more than previous record) 2) 26:10 map time course done in 1 day (about 7h more than p...

  • 2015-02-01 大菩薩嶺

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    near Banya, Yamanashi (Japan)
    Distance
    9.17mi
    Elevation +
    5282f
    TrailRank
    61
    Photo of2015-02-01 大菩薩嶺 Photo of2015-02-01 大菩薩嶺 Photo of2015-02-01 大菩薩嶺

    Winter hike at Daibosatsurei on a cold February day. After snowfalls 2 days earlier I was curious to see how much snow had piled up on the trail. The weather was to be windy the whole week-end so I thought there might...

  • Climb to mount Mitsutoge

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    near Onuma, Yamanashi (Japan)
    Distance
    9.93mi
    Elevation +
    4163f
    TrailRank
    60
    Photo ofClimb to mount Mitsutoge Photo ofClimb to mount Mitsutoge Photo ofClimb to mount Mitsutoge

    Climb to mount Mitsutoge. From the train station to the pagoda, from where you can return by bus or train. The trail is hard if you are unprepered, we took our time and did a lot of photoes.

  • Southern Japanese Alps

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    near Shirasu, Yamanashi (Japan)
    Distance
    44.13mi
    Elevation +
    16519f
    TrailRank
    60
    Photo ofSouthern Japanese Alps Photo ofSouthern Japanese Alps Photo ofSouthern Japanese Alps

    This was a challenging and interesting traverse of Japan's Southern Alps. It is a variant of the walk described in Lonely Planets Guide to hiking in Japan. The walk included a number of Japans top 100 peaks, woodlands, a...

  • near Tsuru, Yamanashi (Japan)
    Distance
    10.37mi
    Elevation +
    3934f
    TrailRank
    59
    Photo ofTakigo-yama 滝子山 (Hatuskari Stn. - Sasago Stn.) Photo ofTakigo-yama 滝子山 (Hatuskari Stn. - Sasago Stn.) Photo ofTakigo-yama 滝子山 (Hatuskari Stn. - Sasago Stn.)

    Nice trail but nothing special, however, very beautiful, almost 360 degree view from the top and about half of the trail next to small rivers so that you don’t need to carry up so much water (see my pics and comments reg...

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