Hiking in Japan

Summer: The summer hiking season is now upon us. Take care if heading into the mountains as the weather has been very unstable lately and thunderstorms can occur at any time.

Mt Fuji: Mt Fuji is now open for the 2022 climbing season.

COVID-19 Update: Japan is still limiting the number of visitors and tourists are still restricted from entering the country. Infection numbers have skyrocketed. Here is the latest information for the Japan Alps.

Guidebook: Our new guidebook has been released by Cicerone Press (UK). Despite the pandemic, copies are still available directly through their website for a special discounted price.

Photo of the week:


Mt Senjō, Minami Alps


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