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.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…

Mt.Tanzawa (丹沢山) Traverse

The Tanzawa mountain range, home to the highest peaks in Kanagawa prefecture, is a must-hike for adventure seekers who live in Kanto. We did the traverse last January 10-11 on a warm and sunny winter day. The trail starts at Okura bus stop where you will be introduced to a lush green forest even in…