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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 – 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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