Japan

 
Miune to Tsurugi-san, Shikoku, Japan, 2009

Miune to Tsurugi-san, Shikoku, Japan, 2009

Distance :  22 km approx. Avg.Time :   8-10 hours Start / Finish : Iyashi-no-onsen-kyo / Mi-no-koshi Regular buses run along the Iya Valley. Before setting out, be sure to check the latest schedule as services are limited. The tourist office in Oboke is a good source of up-to-date information on the area. Very friendly […]

 
Yatsubuchi-no-taki, Honshu, Japan, 2009

Yatsubuchi-no-taki, Honshu, Japan, 2009

Distance :  14 km Avg.Time :  6 – 7 Hours Start / Finish : Kurodani – Kitakomatsu. Both trailheads are easily accessible via public transport from Kyoto. See the Hiking in Japan Lonely Planet guide for details. Season :  April-November Maps / Info : Lonely Planet Hiking in Japan (2009) has trekking notes and a […]

 
Yakushima Traverse, Japan, 2009

Yakushima Traverse, Japan, 2009

Distance :  39km Avg.Time :  2 – 3 days Start / Finish : Onoaida onsen – Shiratani Unsuikyo or Kusagawa. The hike takes place on the island of Yakushima. For transport to and from the island, as well as local transport information, see the following link: http://wikitravel.org/en/Yakushima Season :   Year-round. Maps / Info : Yama-Kogen […]