Yatsugatake Mountain Range
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Dec
“Koma” means horse. It is named by the mountain shape like horse and in Japan there are 20 mountains that are named Komagatake. We are going to climb up Kai-Komagatake (2,967m) and this area is always fine weather in the winter season comparing to the other mountain area. So, Kai-Komagatake is pretty popular to the mountaineers.
The difference in elevation will be more than 2,000m. And also, the route has a lot of variation with Touri-tengu, which is very steep slopes, snow wall and rocky wall.
I believe you will enjoy this climbing experience. Please contact me if you are interested in this tour! Let’s go and have good time with me.
Best tour period:
December – beginning of April (the best period is year end to new year)
We will stay overnight at mountain hut.
Required technical level:
The tour route is mainly go walking on flat course, but sometimes we will go steep slope with snow or rocky area. During walking those area, we need to use rope for secure.
Required fitness level:
For those who can walk 10 hours a day or more than 1,000m difference of elevation. There might be large up-down during walking. Also, during the tour, we might stay overnight at tent.
Previous experience on the winter mountaineering is not required. This tour is good for training to use winter mountaineering gear, and practicing roping technique.
Will be announced after tour registered.
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