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Japan Mountaineering Guide



19. September. 2018

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While the renowned Japanese seafood draws visitors out to the archipelago’s coastlines, the country’s infinite mountains are sure to drag keen hikers back inland. Almost three quarters of Japan is made up of mountains which pepper the country from top to bottom. From the largest collection of mountain ranges, known as the Japanese Alps, in the centre of the country to the highest and most iconic of the country’s peaks, Mt. Fuji, Japan offers endless opportunities of varying difficulty to get up high and enjoy the views.


  • Easy hike: Mt. Takao
  • Intermediate hike: Kirishima Kinkowan National Park
  • Difficult hike: Mt. Fuji Sea to Summit

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