Hiking and Trekking in the Japan Alps and Mount Fuji: Northern, Central and Southern Alps

By: Tom Fay & Wes Lang

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Contents INTRODUCTION Preparations and practicalities When to go Getting to Japan Getting around Japan Rail passes Accommodation Mountain huts and camping Food and drink Hot springs Money Communications Language Tourist information offices What to take Luggage forwarding Maps and GPS Waymarking The typical hiking day Mountain etiquette Health and safety Emergencies Using this guide All about the Japan Alps and Mt Fuji Location and climate Geology and landscape Plants and wildlife History of hiking in Japan THE NORTH (KITA) ALPS Hakuba Area Walk 1 Mt Shirouma-dake Trek 1 Mt Shirouma-dake and Hakuba-Yari Onsen Tateyama Area Walk 2 Mt Tateyama Walk 3 Mt Oku-dainichi-dake Trek 2 Mt Tsurugi-dake Trek 3 North Alps traverse Hotaka Area Walk 4 Mt Yake-dake Walk 5 Mt Nishiho-Doppyo Trek 4 Mt Oku-Hotaka-dake and Karasawa Cirque Trek 5 Mt Yari-ga-take Trek 6 Mt Cho-ga-take and Mt Jonen-dake Trek 7 Mt Kasa-ga-take Norikura Area Walk 6 Mt Norikura-dake THE CENTRAL (CHUO) ALPS Walk 7 Mt Kiso-koma-ga-take Trek 8 Central Alps traverse THE SOUTH (MINAMI) ALPS North Area Walk 8 Mt Kai-koma-ga-take Walk 9 Mt Senjo-ga-take Trek 9 Mt Kita-dake Trek 10 Mt Ho-o South Area Trek 11 Mt Arakawa-Higashidake (Mt Warusawa-dake) and Mt Akaishi-dake Trek 12 Mt Kamikochi-dake and Mt Hijiri-dake Trek 13 South Alps traverse MT FUJI Walk 10 Mt Fuji – Yoshida route Walk 11 Mt Fuji – Subashiri route Walk 12 Mt Fuji – Gotemba route Walk 13 Mt Fuji – Fujinomiya route Walk 14 Mt Kuro-dake Appendix A Route summary table – walks Appendix B Route summary table – treks Appendix C Mountain huts Appendix D Glossary Appendix E Useful contacts and further resources Appendix F Further reading. Printed Pages: 400.

Title: Hiking and Trekking in the Japan Alps and Mount Fuji: Northern, Central and Southern Alps

Author Name: Tom Fay & Wes Lang

Categories: Travel & Tourism,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Cicerone Press Ltd: 2019

ISBN: 1852849479

ISBN 13: 9781852849474

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 901686

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