Mt. Amegamori (雨ヶ森, 1387m) in Niyodogawa-cho, Kochi is a fairly straight forward day hike accessible by car. You’ll pass through some old rice terraces, forests and a cave shrine. There is one section of exposed rock scrambling before the top.
Trail-head: Iwagawa, Niyodogawa (Google Map link)
Difficulty: Fitness (Grade 1-2: Easy-Moderate) Technical (Grade 2: Moderate) – There is one section near the top where you’ll have to scramble up an exposed section of rock about 2 metres. Don’t slip.
Please see Outdoor Club Japan’s Event Grading Page for more information
Hike length: 4-5 hours return
Yamakei hike info (Japanese) – http://www.yamakei-online.com/yamanavi/route_detail.php?id=12663
Yamaquest hiki info – http://www.yamaquest.com/detail/amegamori-1390/2641.html