Tohoku hikes (東北)

Northeastern Japan, more commonly referred to as the Tohoku region, is an area teeming with volcanic calderas, hidden hot springs, and pristine virgin forests. It’s also home to some of the best non-technical, multi-day hikes in this country (Mt. Iide, Mt. Asahi) as well as perhaps the best “if you only have time to climb one mountain in Japan” hike (Mt. Chokai).

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Mt. Iide

Mt. Chokai

Mt. Chokai

Mt. Iwaki

Mt. Iwaki

Mt. Zao

Mt. Zao

Mt. Hiuchi

Mt. Hiuchi

Mt. Hayachine

Mt. Hayachine

Mt. Bandai

Mt. Azuma

Mt. Azuma

Mt. Asahi- Yamagata Pref.

Mt. Asahi

Mt. Hakkoda

Mt. Hakkoda

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Mt. Adatara

Aizu-komagatake

Aizu-koma

the view from Mt. Iwate

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Gassan

Mt. Shirakami

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Hachimantai

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Oirase Stream

Mt. Kurikoma

Mt. Kurikoma