Alpine Climbing

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Photo of 2014-05-24 25 塩見岳 Photo of 2015-04-26 富士山(富士宮コース) Photo of 2014-12-06 権現岳

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  • 2014-05-24 25 塩見岳

    Alpine Climbing
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    near Ichiba, Nagano (Japan)
    Distance
    16.35mi
    Elevation +
    8369f
    TrailRank
    96| Rating 5.0
    Photo of2014-05-24 25 塩見岳 Photo of2014-05-24 25 塩見岳 Photo of2014-05-24 25 塩見岳

    2-day expedition to Shiomidake This was one of these rare occasions when I can manage a 2-day trip to the mountains. This time was also my first real experience in the South Alps (granted that Hakkorei does not really...

    Nice.
    Luciano Clemente Cavalcante da Silva
    Liked the detail. Great photos.
    José Rolo de Sousa
  • 2015-04-26 富士山(富士宮コース)

    Alpine Climbing
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    near Subashiri, Shizuoka (Japan)
    Distance
    4.54mi
    Elevation +
    3917f
    TrailRank
    89| Rating 5.0
    Photo of2015-04-26 富士山(富士宮コース) Photo of2015-04-26 富士山(富士宮コース) Photo of2015-04-26 富士山(富士宮コース)

    Almost 8 years passed since the first time I went to Mount Fuji. Last time was terrible, tens of thousands of people milling sluggishly towards the summit, countless headlights and omnipresent dust. I decided never to re...

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    mountain.angel
  • 2014-12-06 権現岳

    Alpine Climbing
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    near Kokkai, Yamanashi (Japan)
    Distance
    8.58mi
    Elevation +
    5059f
    TrailRank
    80| Rating 4.0
    Photo of2014-12-06 権現岳 Photo of2014-12-06 権現岳 Photo of2014-12-06 権現岳

    Day climb to Gongendake 3 hours on the road and we got to Michinoeki Kobuchizawa. We pitched a tent, my tent: lightweight 3-season tent for 3 persons with mesh fabric, in other words anything but suitable for winter. ...

    Great photos
    José Rolo de Sousa
  • near Okuhida-onsengō-nakao, Gifu (Japan)
    Distance
    35.75mi
    Elevation +
    11752f
    TrailRank
    72
    Photo of2015-05-02/05 槍穂 横尾尾根-槍ヶ岳-奥穂高岳 Photo of2015-05-02/05 槍穂 横尾尾根-槍ヶ岳-奥穂高岳 Photo of2015-05-02/05 槍穂 横尾尾根-槍ヶ岳-奥穂高岳

    Day 1: Traffic jams in Nagano caused the trip to Kamikochi to last 1 hour more. After about 3 hours' sleep we rode a taxi (the trunk wouldn't close and the driver fastened some bands so that nothing fell) as the acces...

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  • 2015-05-02 槍穂 1/4 上高地-横尾尾根

    Alpine Climbing
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    near Okuhida-onsengō-nakao, Gifu (Japan)
    Distance
    9.89mi
    Elevation +
    3593f
    TrailRank
    69
    Photo of2015-05-02 槍穂 1/4 上高地-横尾尾根 Photo of2015-05-02 槍穂 1/4 上高地-横尾尾根 Photo of2015-05-02 槍穂 1/4 上高地-横尾尾根

    Day 1: Traffic jams in Nagano caused the trip to Kamikochi to last 1 hour more. After about 3 hours' sleep we rode a taxi (the trunk wouldn't close and the driver fastened some bands so that nothing fell) as the acces...

  • 2014-12-22 甲武信ヶ岳

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    near Hirose, Yamanashi (Japan)
    Distance
    9.48mi
    Elevation +
    5374f
    TrailRank
    67
    Photo of2014-12-22 甲武信ヶ岳 Photo of2014-12-22 甲武信ヶ岳 Photo of2014-12-22 甲武信ヶ岳

    After a day's hike followed by a 3-hour night in tent I was up again for a long adventure. Strong winds caused cancellation of more interesting mountains, we had indeed plan to go to Nasu http://www.wikiloc.com/wikiloc/v...

  • near Nakasaki, Gifu (Japan)
    Distance
    9.38mi
    Elevation +
    2812f
    TrailRank
    66
    Photo of2015-05-03 槍穂 2/4 横尾尾根-槍ヶ岳-横尾 Photo of2015-05-03 槍穂 2/4 横尾尾根-槍ヶ岳-横尾 Photo of2015-05-03 槍穂 2/4 横尾尾根-槍ヶ岳-横尾

    Day 2: I woke up during the night for a few pictures. The moonlight was too strong for crisp view of the stars but the setting moon around 2:30 AM when we rose was a beautiful sight. After an easy slope we got to Y...

  • 2015-04-18/19 小聖岳

    Alpine Climbing
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    near Ikawa, Shizuoka (Japan)
    Distance
    33.34mi
    Elevation +
    7992f
    TrailRank
    64
    Photo of2015-04-18/19 小聖岳 Photo of2015-04-18/19 小聖岳 Photo of2015-04-18/19 小聖岳

    Grueling climb, aiming for Hijiridake, to give in to the weather conditions and stop a stone throw from the summit. Take a 3-day course (summer time) go for it in snowy conditions, and squeeze the whole thing in 2 day...

  • 2014-01-13 権現岳

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    near Kokkai, Yamanashi (Japan)
    Distance
    7.63mi
    Elevation +
    4409f
    TrailRank
    64
    Photo of2014-01-13 権現岳 Photo of2014-01-13 権現岳 Photo of2014-01-13 権現岳

    Winter mountaineering hike to Gongendake 2715m Within 3 or 4 days before that day I had considered 4 different options. I originally planned this hike but short of participants I was tempted to give up, join someone f...

  • near Higashimachi, Tochigi (Japan)
    Distance
    7.87mi
    Elevation +
    3232f
    TrailRank
    61
    Photo of2014-12-27~28 那須(三本槍岳-朝日岳) Photo of2014-12-27~28 那須(三本槍岳-朝日岳) Photo of2014-12-27~28 那須(三本槍岳-朝日岳)

    2-day winter mountaineering in Nasu. Day 1: A 3-hour drive and we got to the Mt-Jeans ski resort. I had recently bought a 105-liter behemoth of a backpack and filled it with all the common equipment. At the starting ...

  • 2014-03-16 八紘嶺

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    near Shinden, Shizuoka (Japan)
    Distance
    5.06mi
    Elevation +
    3642f
    TrailRank
    54
    Photo of2014-03-16 八紘嶺 Photo of2014-03-16 八紘嶺 Photo of2014-03-16 八紘嶺

    Day hike with winter mountaineering practice. After 3 rather long hikes in Tanzawa I joined I-san's trip to Hakkorei on the periphery of the South Alps. The purpose of joining this trip was threefold. 1) Discover a n...

  • MOUNT FUJI- YOSHIDA TRAIL OFFSEASON

    Alpine Climbing
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    near Fujikawaguchiko, Yamanashi (Japan)
    Distance
    10.12mi
    Elevation +
    5240f
    TrailRank
    38| Rating 4.0
    Photo ofMOUNT FUJI- YOSHIDA TRAIL OFFSEASON Photo ofMOUNT FUJI- YOSHIDA TRAIL OFFSEASON Photo ofMOUNT FUJI- YOSHIDA TRAIL OFFSEASON

    Mt Fuji offseason´s main advantage is that you avoid crowds; with the additional advantage of going uphill and downhill along the same route, instead of the detour you must take during peak season. Main disadvantage is ...

    Off-season: the best period is autumn (October) under clear crisp sky. Suggestion: bivouac at the summitt, there are sma...
    JENCK
  • 2019-12-07 谷川岳西黒尾根

    Alpine Climbing
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    near Minakami, Gunma (Japan)
    Distance
    10.83mi
    Elevation +
    4967f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo of2019-12-07 谷川岳西黒尾根 Photo of2019-12-07 谷川岳西黒尾根 Photo of2019-12-07 谷川岳西黒尾根

    水上駅 5:34 ロープウェイ駐車場 7:39 1430m 10:46 谷川岳トマの耳 14:38 肩ノ広場 15:14 熊穴沢避難小屋 15:51 天神平 16:23:57 Taking advantage of the relatively warm and low-wind weather, after a week of daily snowfalls we went to Tanigawa-dake vi...

  • Kamikochi - Maehotakadake上高地-前穂高岳

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    near Okuhida-onsengō-nakao, Gifu (Japan)
    Distance
    8.30mi
    Elevation +
    5095f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo ofKamikochi - Maehotakadake上高地-前穂高岳 Photo ofKamikochi - Maehotakadake上高地-前穂高岳 Photo ofKamikochi - Maehotakadake上高地-前穂高岳

    Hiking route from Kappa bridge (Kamikochi) to peak Maehotakadake(前穂高岳). It's not a very technical climb but some experience in ~3.000m mountains and decent hiking material is needed. Special attention on the weather as ...

  • Senpiro waterfall & Manday Cedar Tree

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    near Mukio, Kagoshima (Japan)
    Distance
    7.85mi
    Elevation +
    3406f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo ofSenpiro waterfall & Manday Cedar Tree Photo ofSenpiro waterfall & Manday Cedar Tree Photo ofSenpiro waterfall & Manday Cedar Tree

    Possible to Drive up to the waterfall by Car, low traffic . After the Waterfall very steep singletrail up to the cedar. Strong Hikers may coninue to the pick of Mocchom

  • near Matsushimamachi-aitsu, Kumamoto (Japan)
    Distance
    4.06mi
    Elevation +
    656f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofAmakusa Matsushima Hiking - part II上天草松島徒步 Photo ofAmakusa Matsushima Hiking - part II上天草松島徒步 Photo ofAmakusa Matsushima Hiking - part II上天草松島徒步

    For me this part is difficult but for experienced hikers, I think this is only moderate. The way up to Zenganzan is not for those who are completely inexperienced. Zenganzan is fun anyway. The difficulty is really out o...

  • near Nakasaki, Gifu (Japan)
    Distance
    3.40mi
    Elevation +
    2244f
    TrailRank
    28
    Photo of2015-05-04 槍穂 3/4 横尾-涸沢テント場 Photo of2015-05-04 槍穂 3/4 横尾-涸沢テント場

    Day 3: A night spent under light rain and a late rise for a late start around 9 AM. After a change of plan due to storms at high altitude we were targeting Karasawa campsite just 3 hours from Yokoo. Clouds and lig...

  • 2019-05-04 仙丈ケ岳ー北岳 Day 3

    Alpine Climbing
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    near Narada, Yamanashi (Japan)
    Distance
    10.65mi
    Elevation +
    4839f
    TrailRank
    27
    Photo of2019-05-04 仙丈ケ岳ー北岳 Day 3 Photo of2019-05-04 仙丈ケ岳ー北岳 Day 3 Photo of2019-05-04 仙丈ケ岳ー北岳 Day 3

    Start 2:30 北岳 3:50 八本歯の頭 5:08 池小屋 7:48 夜叉神トンネル 11:43 (Gps ran out of battery) Taxi 13:15 (walked and ran at least 8 more kilometers in 1.5 hours)

  • 石鎚山 Ishizuchi-san

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    near Komatsu, Ehime (Japan)
    Distance
    8.79mi
    Elevation +
    5807f
    TrailRank
    16

    Mount Ishizuchi, Saijō, Ehime Prefecture, Japan Sections with chains, some vertical. Better not to go up with vertigo. I would recommend Ferrata harness, but the links in the chains are very thick for the regular shack...

  • Fuji (Ruta Yoshida)

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    near Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi (Japan)
    Distance
    9.16mi
    Elevation +
    4934f
    TrailRank
    70| Rating 4.84
    Photo ofFuji (Ruta Yoshida) Photo ofFuji (Ruta Yoshida) Photo ofFuji (Ruta Yoshida)

    El mont Fuji (Fuji-san) amb els seus 3776m d’alçada és la muntanya més alta del Japó. És un volcà actiu amb poc risc d’erupció (última erupció data de l’any 1707). Aquesta muntanya és sagrada i venerada pels japonesos i ...

    Fantàstiques explicacions onofregs . Ens han ajudat a preparar bé la ruta que hem fet aquest 2018 https://ca.wikiloc.com...
    capita haddock
    Ho fatto questo percorso fuori stagione (out of season) il 1/2/06/2018. Utilizzato i ramponi per gli ultimi 200/250 m.
    MazzuAndre
  • near Okuhida-onsengō-nakao, Gifu (Japan)
    Distance
    23.21mi
    Elevation +
    7287f
    TrailRank
    64
    Photo ofKamikochi - Karasawa Cirque - Otaka dake sanso hut Photo ofKamikochi - Karasawa Cirque - Otaka dake sanso hut Photo ofKamikochi - Karasawa Cirque - Otaka dake sanso hut

    Aprovechando un viaje de 15 días a Japón me acerco a esta espectacular cadena montañosa que forma parte de los Alpes Japoneses. La cima y monte más importante (según he podido entender por lo que he leído) es el Oku Otak...

  • Monte Fuji - Yoshida Trail (Castellano)

    Alpine Climbing
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    near Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi (Japan)
    Distance
    10.44mi
    Elevation +
    5440f
    TrailRank
    57| Rating 4.33
    Photo ofMonte Fuji - Yoshida Trail (Castellano) Photo ofMonte Fuji - Yoshida Trail (Castellano) Photo ofMonte Fuji - Yoshida Trail (Castellano)

    [English: The way down has a tricky, misleading part BEWARE. Read the description] [Español: En la bajada hay un tramo equivocado, leer la descripción] Personalmente me alojaba en Shinjuku, por lo que mi aventura emp...

    I've done this train in mid-September, days after the season. The weather was perfect and although we walked for most of...
    ArielMat
  • 2016-01-31 本社ヶ丸

    Alpine Climbing
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    near Shinshuku, Yamanashi (Japan)
    Distance
    11.73mi
    Elevation +
    5115f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo of2016-01-31 本社ヶ丸 Photo of2016-01-31 本社ヶ丸 Photo of2016-01-31 本社ヶ丸

    2週間前春で雪がない状況からいきなり18日の積雪で50cm~100cm(吹き溜まり)が積もって、1週間前の三つ峠北口登山道は雪が深くてももラッセルだった。2日前も雪の予定だけど前日雨か曇りだったので今回どんな感じになるか、あまり分からなかったからワカンも、軽いアイゼンも、冬靴ももってきた。 駅に降りたら周りの山一面白かった、気温が暖かくて出だしでジャケットが着れないほど汗かいて。大沢山まで2、3人程度のトレースが付いているからガッ...

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