@I like the feeling of achievement when reaching to the contact with nature, a forest bath, and a summit, and arriving at them, and I sometimes walks in the mountain.

Climbing

@*Mt. Yamizo(1022meters):I get on a bus from JR Suigun Line Hitachi-Daigo Station for 45 minutes and I get off in a terminal and I climb the steep mountain path from Yamizo forest road entrances for two hours and arrive at the sun temple (21st bill place of the Bando 33 Kannon) at the eighth stage of Mt. Yamizo. After having prayed in a main shrine, I submit copying of a sutra of the Pajna-para-mita sutra that prepared and have a sealed letter in a copied sutra book. I arrive at Yamizo Peak Shrine in top of Mt. Yamizo (1,022 meters above sea level) for 30 minutes and take a souvenir picture afterwards. I can look at the Pacific from the top. I began visiting Bando 33 Kannon hallowed ground bill places using public transport (a train and bus) with Sugimoto Temple (first bill place) of Kamakura on November 3 and was able to come to the most barrier and the sun temple at last. The propagating Buddhism Great Teacher ticked away a Kannon with eleven faces in 807 year and did it with hallowed ground. It prospered very much in the Muromachi era, but it is said that it has become the small temple by the later fire and an anti-Buddhist movement of the Meiji era now. (2016year 5th of December)
@*Shiroyama(305meters):I got off the city patrol bus in "history house of castle museum" from Nanao JR station for 13 minutes and climbed to the mountaintop of Shiroyama in 60 minutes and went down afterwards to history house of Nanao castle museum. Hatakeyama Mituyosi of the Noto country protection built Nanao castle in 1428 through 1429. Nanao castle was surrounded by Kenshin Uesugi who invaded and attacked in the Noto world in 1577 and was surrendered. Nanao castle which was the point connecting Ecchu country and the Noto country were possessed later by Oda, and Nagayori Sugaya entered as a castle warden, and Toshiie Maeda entered the state affairs after an area, but because he already moved a base to edge point of a sword Yamashiro not the times of Yamashiro, Toshimasa Maeda of the child became the lord of a castle for a while, but it was an abandoned castle in 1589. (2016year 11th of September)
@*Mt. Iwasaki(408meters):It is a 20-minute walk from JR Tadami Line Aizuhongo Station to Mukai Haguroyama Castle entrance and a 60-minute walk to the main enclosure at the mountaintop. Mukai Haguroyama Castle is placed many gay quarters and dried fosses, escaping from the jaws of death in magnificent mountain castle that assumed the hillside castle area from the Mt. Iwasaki range top along the Agano River. Shigeugi Ashina of the war-torn country daimyo who based on Aizu started construction of a castle in 1561 year and completed in 1568 year. Masamune Date who rustles, wins and possessed Aizu of Suriagehara in 1589 year, Ujisato Gamo who become a feudal lord of Aizu in Oushu Punishment of Hideyoshi Toyotomi in 1590 year and Kagekatsu Uesugi who become transference of a daimyo to Aizu from Echigo have repaired the castle. However, Mukai Haguroyama Castle became the abandoned castle with defeat of Uesugi who took part in the west military by the Battle of Sekigahara. The site of castle becomes Hakuho mountain Park around the main enclosure at the mountaintop, and a main enclosure, the outworks of a castle, the Kuo traces such as outermost outworks or vertical moat, dried foss, escaping from the jaws of death, stone fortress remain now. (2016year 1st of July)
@*Mt. Gagyu(687meters):I arrive at the outworks of a castle park from JR Takayama Line Takayama Station in a 25-minute walk and arrive at Mt. Gagyu mountaintop in a 15-minute walk. Takayama Castle was constructed on Mt. Gagyu mountain in 1444 through 1449 year by Noriyuki Tagayama who was a sub-military commissioner of Hida, and Geki Takayama did Zaicheng in 1504 through 1521 year. Nagachika Kanamori received a command of Hideyoshi in 1585 year, invaded and attacked, and he had Hida one country in the next year, and a main enclosure, the outworks of a castle were completed in 13 years from 1588 year until 1600 year, and outermost outworks were built in three years afterward by Yoshishige Kanamori. Takayama Castle is not the castle which gave top priority to a military function, it have a palace-like old castle form and what comprise a castle tower having two levels of appearance, structure on the inside the third floor features it and is placed early in castle history to be able to put it before Osaka Castle construction by Hideyoshi. A kitchen, bath, large hall, tea-ceremony room are located in a main enclosure, Tohoku gay quarters, middle section pleasure boat are located in the north behind the story area. And gay quarters, a moat, a stone wall, fieldwork remain as remains of an ancient structure. (2016year 6th of June)
@*Mt. Iimori(316meters):I arrive at Shijonawate Shrine from West Japan Railway Katamachi Line Shijonawate Station in a 10 minute walk. I arrive at the Iimori mountaintop of 316m above sea level in a 50-minute walk. Iimori Yamashiro is built in Iimoriyama located in the northwest offset of Mts. Ikoma, it was belonged to a considerably big class castle in the Middle Ages and it was the strong fortress. Yoshiaki Hatakeyama came to influence Kochi in the astronomy year and gave Nagamasa Kizawa of the vassal an order and set up the castle in Mt. Iimori. When Nagayoshi Miyoshi took it by storm and assumed it a castle, it was largely expanded, but it was attacked by Nobunaga Oda and fell, and it was just an abandoned castle afterwards. A stone wall is unusually left in Yamashiro before Azuchi. The main Kuo part continues with observation deck Kuo, storehouse mansion Kuo, Sambommatsu Kuo from high oar Kuo at the mountaintop to the north. The main enclosure gay quarters group a cut flat, in the gay quarters group where a done step affects, there remains it piling-stones along the promenade of the going down to the eastern provinces. (2016year 9th of May)
@*Kouriyama(390meters):I get off by Hiroshima Electric Railway bus "Yoshida branch office" in "the Akitakata City Hall" from the bus center of Hiroshima city for 90 minutes and arrive at the Akitakata city history folk museum in a 5-minute walk. It is a 45-minute walk from there to the main enclosure trace at the Koriyama mountaintop. Yoshida Kooriyama castle was a castle for Mori family 260 years. There is Yoshida Kooriyama castle in the north side of the junction with Tajihi river and Kaai River. As for the remains of an ancient structure, a main enclosureare is posted on the mountaintop, and second maru, third maru, estrade of the court warehouse keeper mansion and estrade of the circle of the princessand is posted around. Haruhisa Amako led 30,000 big armies in 1540 year and made an attack, but the Mori forces fought in spite of being a few people well and let the Amago forces defeat in the next year. Mori based on this castle and seemed to lengthen a power afterwards to Middle Shikoku, Kitakyusyu. It became the abandoned castle in 1591 year, a building and the stone wall were broken, and the moat was buried. (2016year 15th of April)
@*Mt. Iwabitu(803meters):I arrive at up Chengkou from the JR Agatsuma Line Satohara station in a 30-minute walk and I walk 15 minutes from there to a main enclosure. Iwabitu castle is built in the ridge of 594m above sea level to increase northeast of Mt. Iwabitu. Main enclosure, second maru, Zhongcheng spreads out from the west, and there is the long-nosed goblin-maru northeast. It was constructed a castle early in the Kamakura era by Azuma Tarou. It became the place that Saito ruled over, and Shingen Takeda gave chief vassal Yukitaka Sanada an order for Iwabitu castle capture for Joshu aggression in 1563 year. The lord of a castle Motoi Saito benefited an impregnable castle and fought hard, but it fell and Shingen gave Yukitaka an order for the protection of Agatsuma-gun. Yukitaka died in 1574 year, and a sincerity net of the eldest child fitted into lord of Iwabitu castle, but third son, Masayuki of Yukitaka succeeded to the Sanadas because Nobutuna and Masateru brother were killed in action by a war of Nagashino in the next year. Eldest son Nobuyuki of Masayuki ruled. (2016year 13th of March)
@*Mt. Tenjin(325meters):It is ten minutes in rent-a-bicycle from JR Hohi Line Bungo-Taketa Station. It is a main enclosure trace from the tollhouse in a 30-minute walk. Oka Castle was built in Mt. Tenjin. Koreyoshi Ogata has constructed a castle in 1185 year to meet Yoshitsune Minamoto who was chased by Yoritomo Minamoto and it was expanded by Sadatomo Shiga of the Otomo families who received support of the Emperor Godaigo in 1334 year and was named Oka Castle. Hideaki Nakagawa has moved from Harima country Miki in 1594 year and gave large-scale repairing after entry into a fortress. He built a main enclosure, the outworks of a castle, an outermost outworks palace, an oar and he expanded the west of the castle and established the chief vassal mansion group in Mt. Tenjin. He established the the third floor oar in the main enclosure. Castle was abandoned after the Meiji Restoration, all the buildings in the castle are destroyed and it is only a stone wall piled up highly now that stay. (2016year 6th of February)
@*Mt. Tage(377meters):I get off at "Tateiwa entrance" for 30 minutes in Kanto Bus "Tateiwa going via Otani" from JR Utsunomiya Stationand and arrive at Mt. Tage approach entrance in a 10-minute walk. It is a 30-minute walk from the approach entrance to the mountaintop. Mt. Tage Castle was the castle which Kunitsuna Utsunomiya whom there was as main castle in Utsunomiya as castle area in the entire temple of Mt. Tage built as a castle of the final stage in case of the emergency. It was built as a branch castle of Utsunomiya Castle around the Middle Ages, and the territory of Utsunomiya came to often receive invasion of Odawara Hojo afterwards since Ujinao Hojou went into the country which went out of power in 1584 year for the age of civil strife. Therefore, Utsunomiya was opposed in league with Satake of the Hitachi country, but when defense was not enough, he was judged in Utsunomiya castle and built the strong position in Mt. Tage and moved from Utsunomiya castle to Mt. Tage castle in 1585 year. The signs such as fieldwork, a dried foss, gay quarters, escaping from the jaws of death, a vertical moat, the oar stand remain on the site of castle. (2015year 27th of December)
@*Mt. Karasawa(247meters):It is a 40-minute walk from Tobu Sano Line Tanuma Station to the starting point of a mountain climb, a 30-minute walk from the starting point of a mountain climb to the mountaintop. Mt. Karasawa Castle is the mountain castle whom gay quarters were arranged for in the whole area as a main enclosure in the mountaintop of Mt. Karasawa, and Hidesato Fujiwara built the castle in 927 years. It was famous for a fight of Mt. Karasawa Castle by Sano 15th charges present head of a household, Akitsuna Sano in the age of civil strife and he received an attack castle for 10 times by Kenshin Uesugi, but he often repulsed it and was able to trouble Kenshin Uesugi. Shinkichi Sano accompanied to Ieyasu Tokugawa in the Battle of Sekigahara of 1600 years and he was relieved in the former territory of 35,000 stones, and Sano feudal clan was established. Sano Castle was built in the foot in 1602 years, and Mt. Karasawa Castle was closed a curtain for a history. The feature is that stone walls are built unusual to Castle of the Kanto district. Stone walls, major square, fieldwork, well are left as remains of an ancient structure. (2015year 22th of November)
@*Mt. Kinojyo(397meters):It is 20 minutes by taxi from JR Hakubi Line Soja Station. The return is 80 minutes on foot to JR Kibi Line Hattori Station. After Japan lost for a fight of Hakusukinoe in 663 years, Kinojyo was constructed for invasion of Tang, Silla and castle walls by a stone wall, the fieldwork surround the mountaintop neighborhood of earthenware mortar-shaped Mt. Kinojyo in 2.8 kilometers of neighborhoods. It arrange a water gate with the gate, a drainage function to the outside the castle for the point of the castle wall. In the gate, four places of north, south, east and west, water gate are confirmed in six places. An open-air fire trace, the forge that possibility of the smoke signal ground has pointed out food storehouse or management ridge and estimated building with cornerstones seven inside of the castle are confirmed. The origin of the name of "the Kinojyo" from "a foreign fearful god (in the name a prince of Kudara called Ura) comes over to the Kibi country, and mind to Niiyama of the Bicchu country in a castle often pilgrimage around the thirty-three holy places in the Kinki district to the capital. (2015year 12th of October)
@*Mt. Iwatono(634meters):I arrive at "the hall of the Mt. Iwadono contact" from JR East Chuo Main Line Otsuki Station in a 30-minute walk. Furthermore, it is in a 30-minute walk through Castle latticed shutter, guard station, thing reading-desk, riding ground, storehouse mansion, traces such as barracks, dried foss, well water, obi Kuo and arrives at the Iwadono mountain range top with a main enclosure sign, the smoke signal level trace. Iwadono Castle was built by Nobuari Oyamada who got the job as a chief vassal in influential local people of the worth to Takeda in 1532 year, and was known for outstanding staunchness. Oyamada fought against Takeda of the worth protection, but he is affiliated with Takeda with keeping the position of the feudal lord of the partial independence to possess the county in 1509 year and is given an important post, and he is the member of the Takeda 24 commander. When Nobunaga Oda invaded and attacked in worth in 1582 year, Nobushige Oyamada went over to Oda and prevented county income of Katsuyori Takeda who was going to escape from a new provincial castle to Iwadono Yamashiro alive. Katsusada at a loss for the advance killed himself. Nobushige Oyamada was executed as disloyalist. (2015year 20th of September)
@*Mt. Takamori(432meters):I arrived at the Naegi Toyama historical materials building by car from Chuo Expressway "Nakatsugawa IC" for ten minutes. After changing into mountain climbing shoes, I climb the large trick way on foot. Stone walls such as outermost outworks, the outworks of a castle, the main enclosure and large Yakura trace, Kasagi Yakura trace and Chief Abbots such as death of a love gate, kitchen gate, cotton storehouse gate, Sakashita gate, Hishiyagura gate and Sengoku well trace and a moat remains. And huge native rocks such as Morai rocks are used very much at a point by a stone wall of Yakura. Naokane Toyama establishes Naeki castle to Mt. Takamori in 1532. After Nobunaga Oda death, the castle was conquered by Nagayoshi Mori of Toyotomi, and lord of a castle Tomotada Tooyama escaped alive counting on Ieyasu Tokugawa. When the Battles of Sekigahara happened, child Tomomasa Toyama of Tomotada snatched a Naeki castle from river buttocks Hidenaga of Toyotomi. This success was accepted after the war by Ieyasu, and Toyama made the comeback to this ground again and seemed to rule the ground of the Naeki as a Naeki feudal lord until the late Tokugawa period. (2015year 23th of August)
@*Mt. Tsuruo(452meters):I arrived at the starting point of a mountain climb from Wakasa railroad Wakasa Station in a 15-minute walk and walked 40 minutes to the mountaintop in a mountain trail. Wakasa oniga castle establishes the gay quarters group from Mt. Tsuruo mountaintop part to the ridge part. Akitane Yabe constructed a castle in 1201-04 years and became the castle of Yabe 16 generations. Katsuhisa Amako captured a castle in 1558-70 years, but it was attacked afterwards by Motoharu Yoshikawa and fell. Let Hideyoshi Hashiba conquers this castle in 1578, and Shigeyoshi Kinoshita protect Wakasa oniga castle. Because Shigeyoshi belonged to the west military by Sekigahara battle in 1600 year, it became the attainting, and it took place, and Iemori Yamazaki entered a fortress from Settsu Mita. Ieharu which succeeded Iemori in 1617 year was shifted in Bicchu Nariwa, and it was an abandoned castle by a one state or one castle law. Wakasa became the fief of Tottori feudal lord, Ikeda. As remains of an ancient structure, Kuo, a stone wall, escaping from the jaws of death, a vertical moat, an oar stand are left. (2015year 3rd of August)
@*Mt. Kasagake(262meters):I arrive at the Mt. Ishigaki castle historical park from JR Tokaido Main Line Hayakawa Station on a kampaku way in a 40-minute walk. It turned around in order of south gay quarters, west gay quarters, site seeing desk, north gay quarters, well gay quarters, an observation deck, an oar stand, the outworks of a castle, a main enclosure, a castle tower. In the case of the Odawara conquest in 1590, Hideyoshi Toyotomi mobilized approximately 30,000-40,000 people and built Mt. Ishigaki castle in 80 days on the mountaintop of Mt. Kasagake in west 3km Odawara-jo Castle. Because he built it not to see it from Odawara-jo Castle and felled neighboring trees after completion, he showed it as if it was constructed a castle overnight by the Hojo side and surprised it. Mt. Ishigaki castle was a real "early modern times castle" with a stone wall and the oars and the castle of the total stone wall made first in Kanto and Hideyoshi called Yodo Queen, Rikyu Senno and Noh actor and opened the tea party and invited an Imperial envoy of the Emperor to this castle. (2015year 12th of July)
@*Mt. Yougai(770 meters):It is 15 minutes by taxi from JR Chuo Main Line Kofu Station to the Mt. Yougai starting point of a mountain climb. It is a 40-minute walk from the starting point of a mountain climb to the mountaintop. A fort and the beacon level were built in Yougaisan Castle built in the Mt. Yougai as a filling castle of the Takeda building in 1520year of the Nobutora Takeda. Military commander Masashige Fukushima of the Imagawa group of Suruga attacked Kai and pressed Kofu for Suruga Province street in the same year, and Nobutora Takeda evacuated wife Ooi and expelled Fukushima group, but the wife Ooi delivered Harunobu Takeda in a castle. A passage to the main enclosure, a square, gay quarters, Horikiri, a crow's nest, wells of an ancient structure and the stone wall are remained. Katsuyori Takeda issued a carrier reminder and gave an order for repairing of Yougaisan Castle in 1576year. It seemed to become the abandoned castle after the Battle of Sekigahara of 1600year. (2015year 1st of June)
@*Haga Jyoyama(458 meters);I get off Shinki Bus "Yamasaki line" in "Yamasaki" for 60 minutes in transfer, get off bus " Hara line" in "Ueno" for 40 minutes, arrive at the starting point of a mountain climb in a 10-minute walk and arrive at the castle park of historic interest congratulating a wave on the road of the uphill slope which I meandered through in a 30-minute walk. a promenade reaching the castle at the mountaintop from the foot of a mountain is made, and a gate and two levels of oars are restored in the Haga castle park of historic interest. In the Haga castle, Shichiro Haga constructed a castle in Yamashiro located in the mountaintop of Hada Jyoyama (458m above sea level) of the independence peak which expected the highway which linked Chikusa to the Inaba highway under eyes, and the Mitsutoki Nakamura became the lord of a castle, and Nakamura continued to Yoshimune for last years for 20 generations for the age of civil strife, and he maintained power in followers of Akamatsu, and repair seemed to expand the castle. (2015year 11th of May)
@*Kamakura Alpine(159 meters):This is a popular hiking course lying in the north side of the Kamakura city. Ishibotoke and "tower" (grave cave-type in the small cave which it picked in the hill country) shows the history and can come in contact with rich nature. From Kita-Kamakura Station of Yokosuka Line, I walked in order of Meigetsu-in Temple, Meigetsu valley starting point of a mountain climb, Syozyoken observation deck (145m above sea level), prospects of the Ten Kings rock, 108 towers, Ohirayama mountaintop (159m above sea level), teahouse of Tenen mountain pass, Tenen observation deck (159m above sea level), lion dance, Eifuku temple trace, Kamakura-gu Shrine in two hours 30 minutes and arrives at Kamakura Station of Yokosuka Line. There was the point (lion dance) that was easy to lose the footing in a steep slope, but I was able to look at Kamakura city and the sea of Shonan under eyes from Tenen observation deck. (2015year 1st of April)
@*Miura Alpine(209 meters):The hiking course following the hill of Miura Peninsula may be near the city area, and many courses are opened. There was the place where a thicket was deep in the Kitao root course that continued when it was to the Mt. Futago that I walked this time. From Shin-Zushi Station of Keihin Express Line, I walked in order of the 6th Imperial Palace, a burial mound with a square front, Kawakubo, Mt. Abe Cangshan (161m above sea level), Mt. lower Futago (206m above sea level), Mt. upper Futago (209m above sea level), southern part Uenoyama park, the southern part, a long shaft intersection in four hours 20 minutes and came back to Shin-Zushi Station. An observation deck was built at the summit of Mt. upper Futago where the broadcasting tower was built, and the very front was able to look at the Port of Yokosuka, Landmark Tower or the distance Sky Tree over there. (2015year 13th of March)
@*Mt. Mayumi(301meters):I get on a Toyota heredity bus Sanage₯Asuke Line from Meitetsu Mikawa Line Sanage Station for 40 minutes and get off at "one Taniguchi" bus stop and arrive at the entrance of Mt. Mayumih by 10-minute walk. I climbed the slope from the entrance for 15 minutes and arrived at "the site of Asuke Castle park" and turned around in order of south citadel, western citadel, main enclosure of the castle. Powdery snow fell near the mountaintop. Watchtower stand is restored in a south citadel, patrol Yakura in a western citadel, high oar and a tenement house in a main enclosure of the castle. Asuke Castle was built on the Mt. Mayumi mountain by Suzuki who ruled this ground for the age of civil strife. The record that Kiyoyasu Matsudaira attacked this castle in 1525 remains. After it was attacked in 1564 by Matsudaira Ieyasu, Suzuki belonged to Matsudaira completely and after that fought afterwards as a vassal corps of Matsudaira. Suzuki left Asuke according to Kanto entry of Ieyasu in 1590, and the Asuke Castle seemed to become the abandoned castle. (2015year 8th of February)
@*Tsukui Shiroyama(375meters):I pass the National highway No. 16 Hashimoto Station south exit intersection by car and arrive at the Negoya district parking lot of the Lake Tsukui Shiroyama park through National highway No. 413 in 30 minutes. I climbed the car hill, and the return went around the gentler slope. Iizuna gay quarters with the Iizuna Shinto shrine, drum gay quarters, main gay quarters of Tsukui Castle are located in the neighborhood of mountaintop step-like. Hojo who assumed Odawara Castle main made the rule system which it established the branch castle, and assumed branch castle territory a unit by the mid-16th century. The Tsukui area was made much of in fief management soon in the worth border, and the Tsukui Castle played role that was important as one of the influential branch castles. The Tsukui Castle was attacked by Tadakatsu Honda, Chikayoshi Hiraiwa and others of the Tokugawa group and fell in 1590. (2015year 12th of January)
@*Mt, Takatori(583meters):Get off at Kintetsu train Yoshino Line Tsubosakayama Station, fall in "Tsubosaka Teraguchi" by Nara Kotsu bus for ten minutes and walk 90-minute. I walk the road of the uphill slope and arrive at Gohyaku Rakan. I continue climbing the road of meanders to Takatori Castle trace. Furthermore, there is a steep slope, and there is the point of a high step and arrives at a main enclosure trace. In the Takatori Castle, it is conveyed with an opening for Genko era two years (1332 year)of north and south morning service charges that Kunizumi Ochi constructed a castle in. Plottage was the widest among Yamashiro, and was built, and a castle tower and 29 oars of the white plaster coating seemed to be displayed in the going. (2014year 15th of December)
@*Reikisan(367meters):I arrived at the starting point in a 20-minute walk from JR Yamaguchi Line Tsuwano Station and got on a lift for five minutes. It turned around in order of a fortress of Tsuwano Castle, a kitchen, a west gate oar, outermost outworks, south gate oar, the outworks of a castle, a castle tower, the drum-maru, the main enclosure in the Reikisan top on foot afterwards for 15 minutes. Yoriyuki Yoshimi started for its new post as a lord of a manor of the west Iwami district for the coast defense in the ground of Tsuwano in 1283, and he constructed a castle from 1295 to 1324. Naomori Sakazaki who belonged to the east military entered a fortress and repaired it very much in a castle in the early modern times of the total stone wall and built the castle tower in the meritorious service in war of the Battle of Sekigahara in the outworks of a castle. Naomori killed himself by Sen princess cases in 1616, and Sakazaki became the attainting and Masanori Kamei entered a fortress from Inaba country Shikano feudal clan in 1617 and maintain a castle town. (2014year 13th of November)
@*Kinugasayama(433meters):I climb the stone stairway on foot for 30 minutes and arrive at the main enclosure ruins of Kanonji Castle after arriving at the Kinugakeyama foot of a mountain from West Japan Railway Lake Biwa Line Azuchi Station in a 30-minute walk, and arriving at Kuwanomiji from foot of a mountain in a 10-minute walk from stone stairway 400m, and paying an admission fee to a temple at a reception desk. A stone wall and a stone fortress were built near the main enclosure trace at the mountaintop of Kinugakeyama of 433m above sea level, and the tiger's mouth was formed, too, and there was the well trace, too. The reconstruction of a large castle was carried out for the age of civil strife, but Yoshikata Rokkaku, Yoshiharu father and son escaped from the Kanonji castle and surrendered when Mr. Rokkaku fights when Nobunaga Oda of Owari leads Yoshiaki Ashikaga in 1568, and found the big army of the visit to the capital, and Mitsukuri castle and Wadayama castle of the branch castle are dropped by Nobunaga. (2014year 19th of October)
@*Hachimanyama(354meters):I get off in "Gujo Hachiman castle town plaza" by town circulation bus from Gujo-Hachiman Station of the Nagara River railroad for eight minutes and arrive at the Gujo Hachiman Castle starting point in a 3-minute walk. Furthermore, I climb the slope on foot for 18 minutes, and arrive at the castle tower at the Hachimanyama mountaintop via Ote-mon Gate. I overlook a castle town from the castle tower after taking a souvenir picture in front of a castle tower. After having eaten in the shop in the castle town after I descended the same way and came back to the foot, I took a walk while enjoying taste of the cityscape and came back to Gujo-Hachiman Station in approximately 30 minutes. The Gujo Hachiman Castle is built by Shigekazu Endo in 1559. It is the Meiji era and became the abandoned castle, but a simulation castle tower is wooden and is rebuilt in 1933, and this castle tower becomes oldest in Japan for an existing wooden construction rebuilding castle. Ote-mon Gate and the corner oar was rebuilt and restored to the original state in 1991. (2014year 24th of September)
@*Mt. Tatechina(2530meters):I arrive at the parking lot of the Tatechina ranch from Chuo Expressway Suwa South IC by privately-owned car via National highway No. 152 in one hour. I change into mountain climbing shoes and start trampig over hills. I get down on artificial pond nature garden with the gondola lift of the Tatechina ranch and appear in front of Tatechina mountain cottage when I walk the mountain trail for approximately one hour 30 minutes. I climb it little by little while warning the steep slope where rocks piled up rumblingly. I arrive at the mountaintop for approximately 40 minutes and enjoy a vast panorama of 360 degrees to view Yatsugatake and the Japan Alps. An alpine plant makes it bloom in a gap of the lava, and the mountaintop part colors summer of Mount Tateshina in spite of being violent crater sign. After having taken a break, I dropped carefully and returned in the steep slope to Tatechina mountain cottage in the parking lot of the Tatechina ranch. (2014year 31th of August)
@*Mt. Fuji(3776meters):I arrive at the Kawaguchiko fifth stage by bus. I climbed the mountain trail of the lava grit with the falling rock prevention fence zigzag for five hours. I consumed dinner in a mountain hut at the eighth stage and took the nap. I climbed the Yoshida mouth mountain trail of the Iwao root slowly for five hours since middle of the night 23. I arrived at the Yoshida mouth top, and the east sky began to be dyed orange, and the morning sun rose on a sea of clouds. The descent from a mountain entered the way for exclusive use of a descent from a mountain cut to lava grit zigzag at the Yoshida mouth top and came back to the fifth stage on foot for five hours. (2014year 12th and 13th of July)
After going into the company, the No.1 mountain of Japan "Mt. Fuji" were climbed with the men of the same department of company. There were few plants and there were very many roads of a pebble or sand. However, the view when standing on Mt. Fuji and a summit truly was wonderful. (1971year)
@*Mt. Nantai(2,486meters):I take a "Yumoto Onsen going" bus from Tobu-Nikko Station for 50 minutes and get off in bus stop "Futara-san-jinja Shrine". I put an admission fee to a temple after an entry in the shrine office of Futara-san-jinja Shrine Chuguushi and I finally tramp over hills. I continue climbing steep Mountain climbing road to the mountaintop for three hours. I sometimes take a break in the middle of Mountain climbing road and it is healed by the view of Lake Chuzenji to see under eyes and gets spirit. I finish climbing Mountain climbing road and arrive at the top (2,486m) of Mt. Nantai and take a souvenir picture at the side of the image of a deity of Futara Big God tanding in the high place of the Futara-san-jinja Shrine deepest-placed shrine in a manly way. After having enjoyed the view of Nikko Mountains, I return by the route same as an outward trip. While a lot of rocky places of the immediate drop adopted a break moderately, I came back to Futara-san-jinja Shrine Chuguushi in two and a half hours. I could descend a mountain safely and did return to revenge oneself on in Futara-san-jinja Shrine Chuguushi. (2014year 1st of June)
@*Mt. Akagi(1,828meters):I arrived to Mt. Akagi visitor center by privately-owned car from Kanetsu Expressway "Maebashi IC". Mt. Akagi is a generic name of Mt. Kuroso and Mt. Komagatake. I change into mountain climbing shoes and go to Mt. Kuroso entrance. I arrive at Mt. Kurosa entrance after praying safely in Akagi Shrine. When I climb in forest for one hour, the blue surface of the water of Onuma glitters under eyes. I finish climbing the ridge way and arrive at the top (1,828m) of Mt. Kuroso and take a souvenir picture. After having enjoyed a view of Tanigawadake and Mt. Hotaka and Mt. Sukai, I climb the ridgeline gently back after going south and appear in the top of Mt. Komagatake. After having seen Mt. Kuroso from Mt. Komagatake, I suddenly dropped from the hillside after withdrawing gently and arrived at the Mt. Komagatake starting point of a mountain climb. (2014year 18th of May)
@*Mt. Otari(495meters):I get off JR Hokuriku Main Line at Kawake Station and get off town bus Kotani line at Otari ruins of a castle mouth for 20 minutes. I arrive at the main enclosure trace of the Kotani Castle at the mountaintop by a route climbing the mountain path from the west of the Otari temple for 30 minutes. The Otari Castle was known as Yamashiro who it was a castle of war-torn country daimyo Sukemasa Asai, Hisamasa, Nagamasa Sandai destroyed by Nobunaga Oda, and was strong, but it was attacked for four years by Nobunaga Oda and fell. It is the castle which is often talked about as the stage of the tragedy with the Nagamasa Asai and city. Hideyoshi Hashiba who had meritorious services in war entered a fortress, but Hideyoshi builds Shinjo in Nagahama and seems to want to do Otari castle to an abandoned castle. (2014year 12th of May)
@*Mt. Kozyou(354meters):North thousands of tatamis gay quarters of Taketa castle, outermost outworks, the outworks of a castle, main enclosure, castle tower trace, the south outworks of a castle, south thousands of tatamis gay quarters were posted in the place that I took Front rice shrine mountain trail from Japanese Railway Takeda Station for 30 minutes and climbed. The Takeda Castle trace is a feudal lord in the Muromachi era in Harima, approximately 400 meters of north and south built in the top of Mt. Kozyou (354m) which is a strategic point in the traffic of Tanba, Tajima, mountain castle of approximately 100 meters of east and west. It was said that Sozen Yamana built it and seemed to become the abandoned castle after a war at Sekigahara. After having taken a souvenir picture in the place where the monument of south thousands of tatamis gay quarters was built because the castle tower trace became put under ban of an entrance, I went down south mountain trail for 60 minutes and came back to Takeda Station. (2014year 11th of May)
@*Mt. Komatsu(430meters):I got on taxi from West Japan Railway Bitchu-Takahashi Station to "Bellows mountain pass". I climbed the mountain path for 20 minutes. I fieldworked major Chief Abbot, third castle trace, second castle trace, a main enclosure, a castle tower of Bitchu-Matsuyama Castle and reached the Mt. Komatsu mountaintop. The descents walked the promenade halfway and came back to "Bellows mountain pass". Shigenobu Akiba became a lord of a manor of the Bicchu Ukan volost in 1240 and built the first castle in Mt. Omatsu. Muneyasu Takahashi expanded the castle to Mt. Komatsu in about 1331. It seemed to be with the big fort which assumed Mt. Omatsu, Komatsu a range in the times of Motochika Mimurastlea of the age of civil strife. It is an abandoned castle in 1874. (2014year 22th of April)
@*Iwamura Shiroyama(717meters):I arrived at the Iwamura history museum by car from Chuo Expressway "Ena IC" for 25 minutes. After having observed the front gate, the Hirashige gate, the drum oar at the foot and the restored feudal lord's house, I climbed a slope and the stairs to outermost outworks, the outworks of a castle, six setoffs, a main enclosure small back gate, a main enclosure via Ote-mon Gate of the Iwamura castle for 25 minutes. I descended a mountain after observing fortress, the dried rice cake storehouse and came back to the Iwamura history museum. The Iwamura Castle is located to 717m above see level. Chief vassal of Yoritomo Minamoto, Kagekado Kato is assigned to a lord of a manor of this ground in 1185, Toyama Kagetomo is constructed the Iwamura Castle in 1221. (2014year 21th of March)
@*Ota Kanayama(236meters):I arrived at the House of Taiko from Tobu Isesaki Line Ota Station in a 40-minute walk and I climbed the Nishiyama hiking course for 25 minutes and arrived at Saijo and rotated in order of Mitsuke fortress, Viewing-desk, Pond of moon, Major escaping, South gay quarters, Pond of sun, Nitta Shinto shrine of the true castle (main enclosure) trace. I went down the Nishiyama hiking course and observed the historic spot Kanayama Castle trace guidance facilities after taking a souvenir picture on the mountaintop (236m) of Ota Kanayama and I went down the Higashiyama hiking course and came back to Ota Station. Kanayama Castle was constructed in 1469 by Iezumi Iwamatsu and the lord of a castle changed to Narishige Yura in 1528 and in the case of the Odawara conquest by Hideyoshi Toyotomi in 1590, it received an attack and fell and it become with an abandoned castle. (2014year 1st of March)
@*Mt. Kinka(329meters):I arrived at Gifu Park in the foot of a mountain with "the Nobunaga image of a young day". I climbed up the bave rock and the steep up led to and caught the root of the tree through "the horseback mountain trail" from this Gifu Park. I finally arrived at the Mt. Kinka (329m) mountaintop and took a ceremonial photograph. I moved to the Gifu Castle near the mountaintop and observed the inside. The descents walked maintained "seven curvature mountain trails" and came back to Gifu Park. The Gifu Castle was assumed an opening in 1201 that Yukimasa Nikaido built the fort in the Mt. Inaba, and Nobunaga Oda destroyed and recaptured the territory of Mt. Inaba Castle from Tatsuoki Saito and built newly in 1567. Ieyasu Tokugawa selected an abandoned castle of the Gifu Castle and gave 10 Mangoku to Nobumasa Okudaira and construct Kano Castle in 1601. A revival castle tower of three levels of 4 stories is completed by steel reinforced concrete architecture on July 25 in 1956. (2014year 8th of February)
@*Hachiouji Siroyama(446meters):I got off Bus in front of a cemetery from JR Chuo Line Takao Station and walked 15 minutes. I walked the road along the Shiroyama River from the Hachioji Castle trace office for ten minutes and observed bridge, escaping, gate and the main house trace. I climbed the slope towards the mountaintop of Hachioji Shiroyama for 40 minutes and arrived at Hachioji Shrine. I climbed the slope of the back more for five minutes and arrived at the main enclosure trace of the Hachioji Castle. I descended a mountain after I took a souvenir picture at the main enclosure trace on the mountaintop (446m). Ujiteru Hojou constructed the Hachioji Castle about 1571 and based in about 1587. It was attacked and was defeated by 15,000 military units of Kagekatsu Uesugi, Toshiie Maeda, Masayuki Sanada and others in 1590, and Castle warden Yokochi Kenmotu and the lord of a castle Ujiteru Hojouof were committed harakiri, and became to an abandoned castle by Ieyasu Tokugawa that was a new feudal lord. (2014year 3rd of January)
@*Mt. Nokogiri(329meters):I got on Tokyo-Wan Ferry from the Kurihama Port to the Kanaya Port. I arrived at the starting point of a mountain climb from the Kanaya Port and climbed the stairs and looked at the rock face ranged like a screen. I climbed the stairs and the ridge of the forest and went up/down many times and finally arrived at the Mt. Nokogiri mountaintop. I came back to the north exit management place of the Japanese temple after taking a ceremonial photograph on the mountaintop and climbed the stairs and arrived at the observation deck. When I was below a stone stairway and went in forest, a great statue of the The Buddha Healing of 31m in height was enshrined. Jingoro Ono engraved a rock with a pupil in 1783 and erected it, but erosion/damage occurred by longtime wind and rain, and restoration was performed around master craftsman of Buddhist image, Kyozi Hatiyanagi from 1966 and seemed to be completed in 1969. I thought of wooden Buddha that I made. I went down the mountain and came back to the Kanaya Port. (2013year 1st of December)
@*Mt. Taketori(139meters):I arrived at the approximately 300m walk Jimmuji entrance from JR Yokosuka Line Higashi-Zushi Station. I uphilled a slope for approximately 15 minutes and arrived at Jimmuji which was founded in the Nara era. I walked the mountain path from Jimmuji for approximately 30 minutes and arrived at the summit of Mt. Takatori open space. The innumerable small holes of the trace that a climber drove a nail for mountain climbing into the rock face of the mountaintop for an exercise before were vacant. In the view which the observation deck (139m) on the sheer cliff was able to hold uphill 360 degrees, I was able to confirm Tokyo Bay and Mount Fuji. An image of Buddha inscribed on the polished cliff appeared in front in the place that I left the mountaintop and walked in the natural maze made of huge rocks for approximately six minutes. I went down the mountain on foot for approximately ten minutes and arrived at Oppama Station of Keihin Kyuko Line on foot more in a residential area for approximately 30 minutes. (2013year 24th of November)
@*Mt. Nasu (1,917meters):I went by bus from Kuroiso Station of JR Tohoku Main Line to Nasu ropeway Station and got off and got on the Nasu ropeway from foot of a mountain Station to mountaintop Station. The bus delayed in a traffic jam. I climbed the slope of the grit and stood in the top of Mt. Chausu (1,915m). There was a small Nasudake Shrine in the top and prayed safely. After having enjoyed the prospects from the top, I went down the crater edge and arrived at the refuge hut and ate "the rice ball" and took a break. I climbed the slope of the rock and arrived at the top of Mt. Asahi (1,896m). After having surveyed Mt. Chausu and Mt. ThreeSpear (1,917m) from here, I returned to refuge hut and crossed the middle of Mt. Chausu horizontally. I went down through the neighborhood of the fumarole that smoked lively and came back to mountaintop Station of the Nasu ropeway. (2013year 14th of October)
@*Mt.Hatimantai (1,613meters):I got on a bus at JR Tohoku Shinkansen Morioka Station and got off a bus at a reward mountain pass. I looked at Mt.Motsuko (1,578m) which showed off a tetrahedron and Mt.Iwate (2,038m) from the reward mountain pass. I arrived at the Mt.Hachimantai top (1,613meters) from the reward mountain pass on foot for 30 minutes and took a souvenir picture, but there were a reed mace marsh and a mirror marsh on the way, and colored leaves were seen in neighboring several places. I returned by the route where was different from the outward trip on foot to the reward mountain pass for 30 minutes after I ate "the rice ball" on Mt.Hachimantai top. I moved to deepest Lake Tazawa-ko in Japan by bus afterwards. Lake Tazawa-ko was colored of the azure by surface of a lake and Legend of Princess Tatsuko and I took a walk through 10 kilometers from the place with drinking water man figure to the place with princess Tatsuko figure along a promenade. (2013year 26th of September)
@*Mt.Tanigawa (1,977meters):I climbed Mt.Tanigawa of dual ear pass of the Joetsu border that show an Alpen-like scene and soared. (2013year 31th of July)
Course:JR Tokyo Station(6:08) ¨ Toki No.301 ¨ JR Takasaki Station(6:58,7:10) ¨ JR Joetsu Line ¨ JR Minakami Station(8:13) ¨ Bus to Mt.Tanigawa Ropeway(8:25) ¨ Ropeway Tanigawa ogou Entrance Station(8:45) ¨ Start Ropeway(8:50) ¨ Tenzindaira(9:00) ¨ Tenzin Pass(9:15) ¨ Kumaanazawa Refuge hut(9:50) ¨ Gathering place of the long-nosed goblin(10:25) ¨ Hut of Shoulder(11:05) ¨ Ear of Toma(11:15) ¨ Mt.Tanigawa mountaintop/Ear of Oki(11:30) ¨ Ear of Toma(11:45) ¨ Hut of Shoulder(11:55) ¨ Lunch Rice Ball(11:55-12:05) ¨ Gathering place of the long-nosed goblin(12:20) ¨ Kumaanazawa Refuge hut(12:45) ¨ Tenzinaira(13:40) ¨Lunch Curry Rice (13:40-14:00) ¨ Ropeway Tanigawa ogou Entrance Station(14:10) ¨ Bus to MinakamiStation(14:13) ¨ JR Minakami Station(14:33,14:56) ¨ JR Joetsu Line ¨ JR Takasaki Station(15:59,16:21) ¨ Asama No.534 ¨ JR Tokyo Station(17:12)
@*Mt.WestHotaka (2,909meters):I arrived at Mt. WestHotaka entrance Station of 2,150m on a bus for exclusive use from Shinjuku to Shin-Hotaka Spar afterwards on a ropeway. I eated breakfast in an observation deck and watched Mt. WestHotaka and Nisiho Symbol. I arrived at the Nisiho Cottage in a forest zone for one hour & 30 minutes. I arrived at Nisiho Symbol of 2,701m between creeping pines from the Nisiho Cottage. Unfortunately, gas was full and could not see the scenery of the circumference, and wind blew to the neighborhood of mountaintop of Nisiho Symbol. I took a picture and left off the climbing to Mt. WestHotaka and eated lunch at Nisiho Cottage. I walked in a forest zone towards Kamikochi from Nisiho Cottage for three hours. I was in time for 16:00 of the train time of the bus for exclusive use from Kamikochi to Shinjuku. (2013year 22th of July)
@*Mt.PizNair (3,057meters):After having looked at the buildings such as a church or the art museum in Saint Moritz, I arrived at the PizNair observation deck at the summit of Mt. PizNair of 3,057meters above sea level with a cable car and a ropeway. I was able to see Alpine marmots of the Sciuridae going out of the den and jumping up and down many times from the ropeway. I was able to look at Lake Saint Moritz and Lake Silvaplauna and the mountains of the 3,000meters class neatly from the mountaintop. After having had lunch in PizNair observation deck, I took a souvenir picture with the image of the Alpine ibex of the Bovidae at the mountaintop. (2013year 26th of June PM)
@*Mt.PizBernina (4,049meters):I moved to Saint Moritz on the day before while taking a glacier limited express and enjoying the landscapes and the inside of car food such as Rhine gorge Valley and Landwasser bridges from a panoramic vehicle. I took a Bernina railroad at Saint Moritz and got off at Bernina Diavolezza Station and arrived at the Diavolezza observation deck of 2,978meters above sea level using Bernina Alps sightseeing ropeway. From the ropeway, I was able to look around big lake LagoBianco in the halfway up a mountain. From Diavolezza observation deck, a superb view of beautiful mountain group such as Mt. highest peak PizBernina (4,049meters) or the Mt. PizPalue (3,900meters) and the large force glaciers are opened under my nose. I descended a mountain with a ropeway and a Bernina railroad same as an outward trip after enjoying a superb view and taking a souvenir picture, and came back to Saint Moritz. (2013year 26th of June AM)
@*Mt.MonteRosa (4,634meters):When I got on the mountain railway of the Gornergrat railroad in Zermatt of 1,620m above sea level for approximately 50 minutes and arrived at Gornergrat Station of the terminal, the Switzerland Alps and a glacier of the 4,000m grade opened under my nose in the open space of the station square. I took a souvenir picture backed by Swiss highest peak Monte Rosa mountain in a walk, a rocky place of there to an observation deck and the prospects space on the station square. I was able to watch Mt. of 4,634m above sea level Monte Rosa, Liscam mountain of 4,527m above sea level, BrightHorn mountain of 4,164m above sea level, Gornergrat glacier, Grenz glacier clearly from an observation deck. (2013year 23th of June)
@*Mt. MatterHorn (4,478meters):Zermatt is the mountains resort where the entry of gasoline cars was prohibited and can enjoy a quiet atmosphere and fresh air to one's heart's content. I was able to watch the Matterhorn stained with morning glow from Zermatt of this 1,620m above sea level. I got off on the mountain railway of the Gornergrat railroad in the third station RiffelBerg in Zermatt and hiked and enjoyed a beautiful Alpine mountain range including the Matterhorn. I descended a mountain in Zermatt and thought the march of the goat in a station square street fortunately at about half past 4 in the evening. In addition, I was able to watch the Matterhorn stained with the setting sun. I was able to thoroughly enjoy the view of Matterhorn which changed an expression wealthily by time. (2013year 23th of June)
@*Mt. MontBlanc (4,807meters):Towards Mt. Mont Blanc of the European Alps highest peak, I went on an exclusive bus from Zurich to Chamonix of 1,030m above sea level through Bern, Montreux, Martigny over Switzerland and the French border for approximately five hours. I got on the ropeway in Chamonix for twice, approximately 20 minutes and arrived at the brevan observation deck of 2,525m above sea level. In the brevan observation deck, I happened to meet the couple who held a wedding ceremony. The weather of the sky was not good, but was able to look at the Mont Blanc mountain which barely meant "a white mountain" from the gap of the cloud towards the depths of the big glacier. (2013year 22th of June)
@*Mt. Azuma (2,035meters):I got off a bus from JR Yamagata Shinkansen Yonezawa Station in Shirafu Yumoto of the terminal and went up to Hokuboudai of 1,820m above sea level in a ropeway and a lift. The temperature was 23 degrees in Yonezawa, but it was 16 degrees in Hokuboudai, but an alpine plant bloomed. There was firm remaining snow of snow 1m and was hard to know a mountain trail, and a part of the forest zone got a wrong course many times and came back. I finally arrived at the mountaintop through Figure Stone, a Brahma the Creator rock and a long-nosed goblin rock on foot for 150 minutes. In the mountaintop, there is not the thing which you should watch including the prospects only by there being the beacon. I returned to Hokuboudai on foot via West Azuma hut, Azuma Shrine, a long-nosed goblin rock and observation deck for 120 minutes. (2013year 10th of June)
@*Mt. Jinba (857meters):There was the mark of the Mt. Jinba starting point when I walked from JR Tyuou Main Line Fujino Station for 30 minutes. I climbed up the zigzag and one ridge of the stairs of a forest road and the log of the repetition of a flat way from here for 5km, 100 minutes and arrived at the summit of Mt. Jinba. There was a white horse image associated with Mt. name widely in the place, and the large prospects of 360 degrees opened it, and Oku-Tama, Tanzawa, the mountains along the Tyuou Main Line looked around the mountaintop from the Kanto plains, and Mt. Fuji was particularly beautiful. I descended a mountain after I ate soba in a teahouse. The returns walked to JR Tyuou Main Line Sagamiko Station via Narashi Pass, Keiou Pass, Yose Shrine for 145 minutes. I began to walk from Fujino Station at 8:00 a.m. and arrived at the Mt. Jinba mountaintop at 11:00 a.m. and arrived at Sagamiko Station at 2:00 p.m. (2013year 1st of June)
@*Mt. Kintoki(1,213meters):The highest peak of Hakone outer rim of a volcanic crater surrounding Lake Ashi is Mt. Kintoki. I get on to Tougendai of the Hakone mountain climbing bus from the station square of Odawara of JR Tokaido Line and get off at Sengoku bus stop. I start mountain climbing at the Kintoki mountain climb entry, and climb the slope of the forest zone to the Yagurazawa Pass. I walk the ridge while looking at scenery of Lake Ashi and go ahead through the dangerous footing carefully, and arrive at the mountaintop where Mt. Fuji shines in beautifully. I ate the rice ball deliciously on the mountaintop. I descend a mountain to the other side and go down the mountain path via Otome Pass and arrive at the Otome entry bus stop. I left for home since Kintoki Sakata dropped in at the Kintoki shrine on the way. (2013year 6th of March)
@*Mt. KisoKoma(2,956meters):I go to the toll parking lot of Komagane Hill in prefectural road 75 from Chuo Expressway Komagane IC by car and take a route bus to Shirabi Plate. I got down on Senjojiki with a ropeway. Senjojiki Carl had remaining snow, but an alpine plant bloomed and competed. Mt. NakaDake and Mt. Houken soar forward. I finished climbing the steep slope of Hattyou Slope and climbed Mt. NakaDake and aimed at Mt. KisoKoma next. I withdrew to the saddle with Top Cottage and climbed the slope of the creeping pine back and stood in the top of Mt. KisoKoma. The magnificent prospects opened out and took the photograph of Top Cottage and Mt. NakaDake and the Mt. Houken from Mt. KisoKoma. Various alpine plants were beautiful. (2012year 12th of August)
@*Mt. Baker(3,172meters):We borrow a rent-a-car and run an ice field park way to link the Jasper to lake Louise from Banffshire. An exclusive passage palces for an animal to cross is built in the middle of the highway. We stopped a car in the parking lot of 105km from Banffshire and we got off and walked the slope towards Bow summit(2,070meters) for ten minutes. A small animal were seen along this way. We overlooked the Peyto lake from the observatory of the Bow summit and enjoyed the beautiful view of Mt. Baker and the emerald-colored Peyto lake. We performed Canadian Rocky drive of 300km in total length from Banffshire to Jasper and looked at the scenery of the neighboring magnificent mountains and we was on the way got off and thoroughly enjoyed beauty of a lake and a waterfall and the ravine. (2012year 12th-15th of June)
@*Mt. Oyama(1,252meters):I arrive at Isehara Station of Odakyu and take a bus until Daisen cable. I went to Afuri shrine in the halfway up a mountain using a cable, and walked towards the mountaintop of Oyama for 90 minutes. I came across two Japanese deer on the way. I arrived at the mountaintop. While the neighborhood of mountaintop was easy to be slippery because of snow, but checking crampons step by step after eat "the rice ball", and having taken a ceremonial photograph, and hung to Afuri shrine for 60 minutes, and descended a mountain. I arrived at Afuri shrine and came back to Isehara Station using a cable and a bus. A plum bloomed, and spring approached.(2012year 11th of March)
@*Mt. Yasaburo(1,058meters):I arrive at Chuo Line Kofu Station and arrive at Tenjinbashi by a route bus. I enjoyed strangely shaped rocks and Kakuen peak or Senga waterfall while looking at the colored leaves of a maple and a ginkgo. I walked from a panoramic observatory to the Mt.Yasaburo and appeared on the mountaintop of the Mt. Yasaburo whom a big round rock got on when I climbed it along a chain. A vast panorama of 360 degrees was looked at from the mountaintop. After the circumference of the mountaintop took a ceremonial photograph fearfully on a precipice, I started on my way home as a return journey at a place same as an outward trip. I was able to enjoy autumn colored leaves and a scene of nature. (2011year 13th of November)
@*Mt. Shibutsu(2,228meters):I got off bus from Joetsu Shinkansen Jomokogen Station in Hatomati pass and started mountain climbing towards Mt. Shibutsu since I purchased a rice ball lunch at about 10:30. I ate one rice ball which I brought because I was hungry on the way at about 12:00. It was 13:00 that I arrived at the top of Mt. Shibutsu. Because I was prohibited from a descent from a mountain to Yamanohana of there, I came back to the original course from the top of Mt. Shibutsu and arrived at Hatomati pass at 15:00. I tasted the grilling fish with salt of the char with beer in Hatomati pass Rest station. I came back to Joetsu Shinkansen Jomokogen Station on Sekigoe traffic bus again in Hatomati pass and started on my way home. (2011year 19th of September)
@*Mt. Kirigamine(1,925meters):We arrives at the parking lot in front of Kirigamine Royal-in by car via National highway No. 152, Venus line from Chuo Expressway Suwa IC. We took a walk around a village place of the day lily in a hill of Venus. We stayed overnight at a cottage of the Lake Shinshu Suwa Enryou Heights and, in the cool of the plateau of Shinshu, had the delicious soba which an soba expert made and enjoyed a karaoke afterwards. (2011year 18th-19th of July)
@*Mt. Amagi(1,406meters):I arrive at the parking lot in front of the Amagi plateau golf course by privately-owned car via Shonan bypass after cooking a fried egg and rice ball in a house. I change into mountain climbing shoes and leave towards Mt.Banjiro. I arrive at the Mt. Banjiro while the chirping of cicada is intense. I leave towards Mt.Bansaburo after eating only one rice ball which I brought because I learned sense of hunger. It was able to overlook Mt.Fuji from the rocky place on the way. I arrived at the top of the Mt.Bansaburo one and a half hours later and I ate lunch which brought deliciously. I came back to the Amagi plateau golf course via Karesawa turning point. I took four hours by mountain climbing after a long absence, and 20,000 steps were tiring very much on foot. (2011year 10th of July)
@*Mt. Asama(2,568meters):It is come by privately-owned car via Joetsu Expressway to Mt. Asama-yama visitor center in the sea level 1,973m. I changed into mountain climbing shoes using a parking lot around the Kurumazaka Pass and started mountain climbing toward the Mt. Kurofu(2,404m). I viewed Mt. Mizunotou(2,202m) and an Asama skiing area and Southern Alps from the halfway up a mountain and ate "the rice ball". I looked at magnificent Mt. Asama from the rock peak of the Mt. Kurofu which was the outer rim of a volcanic crater of Mt. Asama and photographed a souvenir picture. I descended a mountain after this from the Mt. Kurofu and came back to the Kurumazaka Pass. (2010year 6th of November)
@*Mt. Tateyama(3015meters):I got off the bus from Nagano Shinkansen Ueda Station in Ougisawa and fell in a trolley-bus in transfer Kurobe Dam and got on a cable car in transfer Kurobe Flat and went down. I went down next at a broad perspective peak on the ropeway, but was able to be filled with haze without being endowed with weather from here to Tateyama (3,015meters). I went down on the tunnel bus next in Murodo and took a walk to Mikuriga Pond and Hell Valley. I appeared in Bijodaira by bus and went down on the cable car at Tateyama Station. Furthermore, I went down on the bus at Toyama Station. I went to long-cherished Tateyama-Kurobe Alpine Route, but unfortunately was not blessed with weather with Tateyama. (2010year 16th of August)
@*Mt. Zao(1841meters): Mt. Zao is the totally name including Mt. Kumano(1,841m), Mt. Zizou and Mt. Katsuta etc. I got off the bus from Yamagata Shinkansen Yamagata Station at Zao Spa and traversed Mt. Zizou, Mt. Kumano and Mt. Katsuta. It was filled with haze by a strong wind, and 20m ahead was in an invisible state. At Okama lake, I found the timing when haze occasionally disappeared by a strong wind and took a photograph. Arrive at the Mt. Katsuta mountaintop bus stop about 2:00 p.m., and looked for Yamako bus, but there is only on one flight per day by departure from 1:00 p.m.. So I came home since came back adversely on the course , and descended a mountain from the Mt. Zizou, and soaked in footbathing in Zao Spa. (2010year 20th of July)
@*Mt. Daibosatsu(2057meters): I went by privately-owned car to the upper Nikkawa pass to climb Mt. Daibosatsu and fell at a parking lot and climbed the Daibosatsu pass through fortune Zhuang from the upper Nikkawa pass. I stood in the top of Mt. Daibosatsu via a thunder rock since I ate lunch. Wind blew and was very cold in the ridge to go from Daibosatsu pass to Mt. Daibosatsu. I came back to upper Nikkawa Pass from Mt. Daibosatsu via a Japanese larch ridge. (2010year 25th of April)
@*Mt. Tsukuba(877meters): I went from "Tsukuba Station" to the Mt. Tsukuba Shinto shrine entrance by bus to climb Mt. Tsukuba. I aimed at the top of the Mt. Nantaisan (871m) from there and walked. It was wrapped up the day before from the halfway up a mountain by the snow which fell. I go out from the top of the Mt. Nantaisan to Mt. Nyotaisan (877m) through Miyukigahara . After having enjoyed the prospects on the mountaintop, I traced "white cloud bridge course" around the strangely shaped rocks mysterious stone-floored room, "the stand rock course" along the ridge and appeared in the azalea hill. I came back from the azalea hill to "Tsukuba Station" by bus.(2010year 27th of March)
@*Mt. Tounotake(1491meters): I went by bus from Shibusawa Station to climb the Mt. Tounotake and went down at Okura. I aimed at the top of the Mt. Tounotake from there and walked earnestly. I climbed it while checking it step by step not to slip because it was wrapped up from the halfway up a mountain by remaining snow and did not prepare crampons. I had a short rest on the way in a mountain hut, but found wild child Sika Deer near on this occasion. I took times four hours and half from Okura and finally reached the summit. I began a descent from a mountain since I ate "the rice ball", but snow and a slant had a hard time other than sudden sake thought and arrived at Okura for two hours and half later. (2010year 7th of February)
@*Mt. Takao(599meters): I climbed suburban Mt. Takao. I visited a shrine for a new year on the way by the House of special remedy in the halfway up a mountain. I use the Omotesando course and arrive at the top. Many mountaineers adopted a break / lunch in the top. I enjoyed the view of the circumference since I ate "the rice ball" which I brought with me. I use the loquat waterfall course to the way home and descend a mountain. I took a time in the loquat waterfall on the way and observed it. (2010year 10th of January)
@*Daisetsuzan Volcanic Group Mt.Kuro(1984meters): I travel for the first time in life in Hokkaido. I thoroughly enjoyed Nature and the contact of the animal. I used the ropeway from the foot of Soun-kyo Gorge which the Ishikari River flowed through and climbed it to the fifth stage of the Mt.Kuro. I was walking the walk course of the fifth stage, and several times came across Hokkaido Chipmunk. Hokkaido Chipmunk flew about it between bamboo leaves and ate "an acorn". I came across Eversmann's Parnassius which was called "the living fossils", but did not come out to a photograph. (2009year 30th of July)
@*Yaku Island and ShirataniUnsui Valley(800meters): I did trekking with wife and daughter. The natural rest wood of Yaku cedar primeval forest which applies for about 30 minutes by car from the colony of Miyanoura and spreads near 900m from the altitude of 700m. (2003year September) A walk is taken in sands, and the place that Loggerhead sea turtle lays eggs was seen direct on 18th of September. We did trekking on the ShirataniUnsui valley on 19th of September. Next day's all morning plans stop because of a typhoon, and we catch breakfast in a hotel and check out and are shipped high-speed ship of the Kagoshima line. On consent, by boarding, it is very high, a shake is intense, and a wave arrives in Kagoshima by delay for 1 hour. Kagoshima to Tokyo An airplane reaches operation and safe Haneda beforehand as during scheduled time.
@*Mt. Tsubonegadake(1029meters): The displeased Mt. Tsubonegadake was challenged. (1992year 28th of November)
Course:Kuwana¨(train)¨Tusincyo¨(car)¨Route166¨IIdakacho Miyamae¨Mt. Tsubonegadake¨IIdakacho Miyamae¨(car)¨Tusincyo¨(train)¨Kuwana
@*Okukooti Valley, Mt. Kurusu(1038meters):I took up a job in Mie leaving my family behind for three years since April, 1991. On the holiday of the company, I tramped over hills with company's people. A mountain could be climbed on the mountain of the beautiful famous place of Japanese pampas grass, the whole distance of Sosa-mura by the side of Nara Prefecture and Misugi-mura by the side of Mie Prefecture could be run, and one day very effective in compensating the daily shortage of physical strength was able to be passed. (1992year 25th of October)
@*Mt. Ontake(3063meters): While reciting "it is pure 6 root" together with a mother and attaching in night using a nature cane, I walked and the mountain of faith "Mt. Ontake" was climbed. The impression when seeing "morning sun" reached from a sea of clouds on a summit still remains in memory clearly. (1966year)
@*Mt. Yarigatake(3180meters), Mt. Sugorokudake: The full-scale mountain was climbed only after accompanying its high school days at mountain climbing of the friends of an elder sister and an elder sister. The summit in Mt. Yarigatake was a narrow sudden inclination, and it reached the summit, following chain. (1964year 20th of July - 23th)


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