Japan, August 2016

This summary provides a quick overview and easy access to information on the peaks climbed on my trip to Japan in 2016.

Copyright Petter Bjørstad, 2016

Check out the report from 2015 in order to get information on all 21 Japanese Ultra prominent mountains.

PLEASE NOTE: Complete trip reports and many pictures will come online gradually. Please be patient, please do come back.

DateHeightNameProminenceVertical hikedComments
August 12956 m Kisokomaga 1751 m 500 mCrowded!
August 23190 m Hotaka-dake 2307 m 1806 mVery nice peak.
August 33067 m Ontake-san 1712 m 50 mStll closed!
August 42702 m Haku-san 1897 m 1480 mNice, but crowded
August 51729 m Daisen 1634 m 906 mBad and loose, turned back.
August 61791 m Nakadake 1791 m 751 mIsland HP
August 71936 m Miyanoura 1936 m 850 mIsland HP
August 91982 m Tengu 1982 m 965 mStairway to a nice summit ridge.
August 91431 m Joju-sha 126 m 30 mMinor top
August 101955 m Tsurugi 1540 m 600 mSkip the rope-way!
August 101930 m Jirogyu 155 m 185 mA very nice bonus peak.
August 111915 m Hakken 1732 m 1032 mFamous trail, for 700 years.
August 123776 m Fuji 3776 m 1400 mIncredible crowd ascent.
August 132899 m Aka 1916 m 1500 mA nice trail to a fine peak.
August 143192 m Kita 2239 m 1700 mImpressive scenery.
August 15877 m Tsukuba-san 791 m 400 mTourist top.
August 161917 m Sanbonyari-san 1010 m 756 mNice hike.
August 161915 m Nasu 190 m 190 mVulcano woth sulphur smell.
16 days ****** 18 climbs 28485 m 15101 m

I like to thank my friend Geir Åke Dahlen and my son Pål Jørgen for excellent company on this trip.
In particular, Pål carried our common backpack to all summits, just like I did when hiking with him 15 years ago.

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