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Q&A with Peter HillaryBy Tracy Lenard

Enjoy our Summer Issue (Issue #52) of Outdoor Japan Traveler magazine. The Summer 2014 Issue spends a lot of time in the mountains, from the Himalayas with climbing royalty Peter Hillary to high alpine trail running near Tokyo and fat tire fun in Hons...

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Avalanche Awareness in JapanBy Bill Ross

It was a typical season-opening day in Tateyama. Hundreds of skiers, boarders and climbers were out to get the first powder of the year. There’s only a tiny window of opportunity up here in November, between the time when there’s enough sn...

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Q&A with Bungy Japan’s Charles OdlinBy Outdoor Japan

Japan’s highest bridge bungy opens this spring in Ibaraki Prefecture. Outdoor Japan talks to Bungy Japan’s founder, Charles Odlin, about life on the edge in Japan. Read the digital for free anytime anywhere: http://issuu.com/outdoorj...

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Blazing Spring TrailsBy Pauline Kitamura

Now that Japan’s hills and mountains have begun shedding their winter coats, it’s time to pull those trail running shoes out of the closet and hit the trails. Japan’s refreshing, colorful spring season is ideal for trail running. Int...

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Battle of the SkiesBy Lee Dobson

If you are tired of battling the crowds at the airport during Golden Week, there are plenty of ways to celebrate the spring holidays here in Japan, and none more spectacular than the epic battle in the sky over Hamamatsu.   Read the digital for...

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Drive and Dive OkinawaBy Tim Rock & Yoko Higashide

Travelers flock to Okinawa’s islands for sun, sand and the undersea attractions. Ishigaki has manta ray stations, Yonaguni submerged ancient ruins and hammerheads, while The Keramas are home to everything from sea turtles, stunning reefs and e...

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To the End and Back By Gardner Robinson

Gardner Robinson takes a spring break to the southern hemisphere from the Highway to the End of the World and Patagonia trails to Santiago’s wine country and colorful diversions in “Valpo.” Read the digital for free anytime anywhere...

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Japan Snow Guide 2014By Outdoor Japan Media

 Enjoy Outdoor Japan's free annual winter sports guide - Japan Snow Guide is inside Issue 50 of Traveler Magazine and the free iOS Japan Snow Guide Mobile App is available at the App Store. 

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10 Years On the Road - A Car Danchi FlashbackBy Neil Hartmann Photos by Matt Georges

  Enjoy the digital edition of Traveler magazine - Issue 50 (Winter 2014) is free for all, anytime, anywhere you go!

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Japan Snow Guide - Download the Free iOS Mobile AppBy Outdoor Japan Media

 Outdoor Japan Media and MapMotion launch Japan Snow Guide mobile app, the new comprehensive English-language guide to Japan’s snow resorts and winter sports in Japan   Available for free on the iPhone & iPad from the App Store a...

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The 21-Day Wasabi Powder DietBy Julie Nieuwenhuys Photos Caroline Van’t Hoff

Enjoy the digital edition of Traveler magazine - Issue 50 (Winter 2014) is free for all, anytime, anywhere you go! 

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Return of the Humpbacks: An Okinawa Success StoryBy Tim Rock

  Enjoy the digital edition of Traveler magazine - Issue 50 (Winter 2014) is free for all, anytime, anywhere you go!

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Mission ImpossibleBy Aaron Jamieson

  Enjoy the digital edition of Traveler magazine - Issue 50 (Winter 2014) is free for all, anytime, anywhere you go!

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Beyond FukushimaBy Bill Ross

  Enjoy the digital edition of Traveler magazine - Issue 50 (Winter 2014) is free for all, anytime, anywhere you go!

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Trail Blazers: Q&A with Timo MeyerBy Robert Self

Trail Blazers: Q&A with Timo Meyer By Robert Self     Read the Autumn 2013 Issue Outdoor Japan Traveler (Issue #49) - Digital Edition Available Free Online! 

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Rock Shots: HokkaidoBy Eddie Gianelloni

Rock Shots: Hokkaido Photo Essay by Eddie Gianelloni     Read the Autumn 2013 Issue Outdoor Japan Traveler (Issue #49) - Digital Edition Available Free Online! 

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The Warm Faces of ColombiaBy Chris Van Leuven

The Warm Faces of Colombia 思いやりの国コロンビア By Chris Van Leuven     Read the Autumn 2013 Issue Outdoor Japan Traveler (Issue #49) - Digital Edition Available Free Online! 

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Into the Ryukyu BlueBy Tim Rock & Yoko Higashide

Into the Ryukyu Blue 琉球ブルー Story and Photos by Tim Rock & Yoko Higashide     Read the Autumn 2013 Issue Outdoor Japan Traveler (Issue #49) - Digital Edition Available Free Online!