Hiking in Japan

Winter: Well, it’s already February and it’s been a particular snowy winter so far, especially in western Japan. Be prepared for snow when heading into the hills, and make sure you bring a headlamp or flashlight on every hike, because the sun sets particularly quickly, especially in the valleys.  The pollen season is expected to start from mid-Febuary, so take precautions if you’re allergic to cedar pollen. Hiking in Japan is now on Twitter, so feel free to follow and start using the hikinginjapan hashtag.

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Fresh snow in Kyoto city

Fresh snow in Kyoto city

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New Hikes:

Shokanbetsu

Shokanbetsu

Mt. Tenjo

Mt. Tenjo

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Mt. Ashitaka

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Mt. Watamuki

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Mt. Yōrō

Mt. Saihō

Mt. Saihō

Mt. Furano-Nishi

Furano-Nishi

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Hachijō-fuji

Konze Alps

Konze Alps

Anmon Falls

Anmon Falls

Mt. Oe

Mt. Oe

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Mt. Nanatsu