Category Archives: Day trips from Tokyo

Day Trips from Tokyo – Hiking Mt. Mutsuishi

Today dawned with a perfect hiking outlook so I decided to venture off to Oku-tama and see how well the trails had fared through the winter and early spring. With notably more sunlight to play with than in the autumn … Continue reading

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Day trips from Tokyo – Yokohama

Yokohama is a bit of a quandary to classify. It’s closer to my flat than many parts of Tokyo, there is no major break in the urban landscape along the train line to really indicate that you are leaving one … Continue reading

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Day Trips from Tokyo – Hiking above Ito

Last weekend was the first real opportunity for a hike that I have had in several weeks, and I woke early on Saturday morning ready to go – until I opened the curtains and saw it raining in buckets outside … Continue reading

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Day trips from Tokyo – Kamakura

Snow on the mountains and a conscious decision not to bring winter hiking gear has managed to override my normal inclination to get out to less populated areas on my days off. While not ideal, this has opened up several … Continue reading

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Day Trips from Tokyo – Mt. Takao (and a return to autumn)

This post has been a long time coming. It’s not that way due to anything particularly special about it, but it was on this hike that the camera I started the trip out with decided to retire and some other … Continue reading

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Day trips from Tokyo – Hiking Mt. Odake

For once everything lined up for a perfect hike – the weather was good, I was well rested and up early in time to catch my hiking window, and I had my backpack loaded and a route planned. Then reality … Continue reading

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Day trips from Tokyo – Mitakesan

It is always easier to do something else than something, and that is particularly true when the something involves a long overdue tidying of the mound of paper that has accumulated on the desk – which makes this a good … Continue reading

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