If I’m honest I still find the idea of hiking in the Japanese Alps daunting. It’s only recently that I’ve started making the switch from cycling and bike packing to hiking and exploring the mountains on foot so planning a trip can feel overwhelming at times.
Photo above – First ‘hike’ as a new family. The Japanese hiking world has a thing – yama girl. Young
Shiga Prefecture and Lake Biwa, Japan’s largest lake, from Mt. Ibuki.