Mt.Babag via Napo to RCPI

If you are in Metro Cebu, it’s impossible to miss the mighty Mt.Babag mountain range. It is aptly named Babag after the Cebuano term for block or obstruct as it divides Cebu City from the rest of Central Cebu. The mountain range boasts of several mini waterfalls and streams that bring water to mountain farms…

Mt.Oyama (大山) via Yabitsu Pass

Mt.Oyama (大山), also known as Mt.Amefuri (雨降山), stands at 1252MASL and is one of the more popular family oriented day-hikes in Kanagawa prefecture. Several routes are available in climbing this peak, and this post describes starting at the Yabitsu-toge or Yabitsu Pass (ヤビツ峠) and exiting at the Oyama Cable Car Station (大山ケーブル駅). The hike from Yabitsu Pass to the…

Mt.Daibosatsu (大菩薩嶺)

Mt.Daibosatsu (大菩薩嶺) is a 2056MASL mountain forest in Yamanashi Prefecture and is part of the Hyakumeizan or the 100 Famous Mountains of Japan. On clear days, it offers great views of Mt.Kumotori in the north and Mt.Fuji in the south. The ridge leading to the summit called Daibosatsu Pass (大菩薩峠) is said to be used…

Mt.Nabewari (鍋割山) and the Nabeyaki Udon

Mt.Nabewari (鍋割山), found in Kanagawa prefecture alongside Mt.Tanzawa and Mt.Oyama, boasts of the Nabeyaki Udon that can only be experienced at the mountain hut found in its summit at 1273 MASL. If you are both a mountain and food lover (like me!), then this should definitely be on your to-hike list. From Okura bus stop…