On 20th March 2018, Nate and I set off from Hakuba to ski Mount Hiuchi. Hiuchu (2462m) is nestled next … Continue reading Hiuchi; Hi, you, want some Chi?
Tanagiwadake is another famous 100 mountains of Japan, it’s situated in Gunma prefecture and is a mecca for climbing for … Continue reading Double trouble on Tanigawadake
On the 12th of March 2018, I set off with Simon to try to climb Goryudake. After being blown off … Continue reading Goryu dake; if at first you don’t succeed, try ‘try again’
Yakeyama is an active volcano located in Niigata prefecture near the coastal town of Itoigawa. It last had a significant … Continue reading Yakeyama – Coastal volcano
Mount Asama is the most active volcano on Honshu, the main island of Japan. It commands the skyline around Komoro … Continue reading Asama-yama; the not very snowy volcano
A quick wrap up of my season here in Japan with the summit of Karamatsu dake, the top of the … Continue reading Quick summit dashes
In spring, stay high, stay on the north and powder will be your reward. Today, Greg and I braved the … Continue reading Goryu North Ridge – Aspect is king
Greg Young and myself decided to have a week long sojourn to Honshu and the cheapest and most practical method … Continue reading Hokkaido to Hakuba