An overnight hike to Mt. Miune in Tokushima during early spring.
This is a 12.5km overnight return hike starting at the Kanpuzan entrance carpark (寒風山登山口) in Ino-cho and finishing at the same location. Loop hiking options can be seen on the Yamareco/Yamakei websites. The hike passes Kampuzan (寒風山, 1763m) on the way to Sasagamine (笹ヶ峰, 1860m). You can camp or stay at the Maruyamasou (丸山荘) mountain... Continue Reading →
This is a 14km overnight loop hike to Mt. Higashi-Akaishi (東赤石山, 1706m) and finishing at the Old Besshi Copper Mine entrance (旧別子銅山跡). The hike also passes Mt. Akaishi (赤石山), Mt. Hachimaki (八巻山) and Mt. Nishi-Akaishi (西赤石山). We stayed at the Ikanatsu Sansou (赤石山荘). The cabin is private so you'll need to call 0897-55-4831 and make... 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 →