Photo above – A brief glimpse of the Mt. Shiomi area in the Minami Alps. As I mentioned in a
Kasugai’s 3 peaks – again. My go to weekday hike.
Stand pretty much anywhere in Nagoya with an elevated view and look northeast. You’ll see a small mountain range slowly being eaten away by a quarry.
When you think of big Japanese cities I doubt that mountain biking comes to mind. But if you know where to look even in the major urban sprawls you’ll be able to find potential trails.
I began to understand that if I wished to continue chasing adventure, then just repeating the same types of expedition
First hike of the year. Shakagadake (釈迦ヶ岳) next to Mt. Gozaisho in Mie prefecture was challenging in places with a couple of almost vertical accents and loose rocks but well worth it.
Back in August while browsing trails on the wonderful YAMAP app I came across a trail starting just outside Agematsu
Every now and then I get a strong desire to head out to Chausuyama (茶臼山), Urugi (売木), and Tenryu (天龍)