Mt.Mizugaki (瑞牆山)

Mt.Mizugaki (瑞牆山) is a jagged 2230MASL rocky peak situated in the borders of Yamanashi and Nagano prefectures, belonging to the Okuchichibu Mountains (奥秩父山塊). It is not surprising that this mountain also belongs to the Hyakumeizan (日本百名山) or the 100 Famous Mountains of Japan because of the beautiful rock formations that constitutes its summit. I did this hike…

Mt.Kinpu (金峰山)

Mt.Kinpu (金峰山) is a rocky summit found in the borders of Nagano and Yamanashi prefectures. At 2599MASL this mountain is the tallest among the Okuchichibu Mountains (奥秩父山塊) that belong to the Hyakumeizan (日本百名山) or the 100 Famous Mountains of Japan. If travelling by public transport, the mountain can be approached either from the west via Mizugakisansou (瑞牆山荘) and the Fujimidaira Hut (富士見平小屋), or doing…

Mt.Kentoku (乾徳山)

Mt.Kentoku (乾徳山) is a 2031MASL rocky summit found in the mountains of Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. It boasts of 360-degree views of the surrounding Okutama-Chichibu mountains, a lush forest for campers, and boulders suitable for rock climbing beginners. To get there, first go to Enzan station by boarding on the Chuo Main Line bound for Matsumoto. From the…