An overnight hike to Mt. Miune in Tokushima during early spring.
This is an 8.2km day loop hike starting near Ochiai village in the Iya Valley and finishing at the same location. The hike goal was to reach Mt. Kanbo (寒峰, 1604m) or 'Kampou' as the locals call it and return to our starting location. See below for a full post-hike report and links with information about... Continue Reading →
This 18.5km+ hike to Mt. Tenguzuka* starts and finishes at the Iyashino Hotel and Onsen (いやしの温泉郷) near Nagoro-mura (名頃 aka the Doll Village) in the Iya Valley. The original plan was to hike to Mt. Tenguzuka via Mt. Miune (Day 1), camp at the Okame-iwa Shelter (おかめ岩避難小屋) near Tenguzuka (Day 1) before returning the next... Continue Reading →