Hyakumeizan: Climbing Japan's 100 Most Famous Mountains chronicles Ginger Vaughn as she climbs the 100 most famous mountains across Japan. If you are interested in hiking in Japan, the Hyakumeizan are a great way to travel the country and enjoys some great hiking and trekking in Japan with mountains of all heights and levels. Enjoy some great information including access to trailheads and closest train stations to these popular hikes. Ginger was one of the first foreign women to complete the Hyakumeizan.
On the ferry from Tokyo to Tokushima, a local woman told me it was a good choice to climb Ishizuchi-san, as it is the guardian an...
“A foreign girl climbing Poroshiri alone? I have lived here 50 years, and the mountain is no joke.” So said the old man at the vi...
For two weeks I had been in the South Alps, working as hut staff. Preparing pre-sunrise breakfasts and early dinners left little ...