Strange Times: What I’m Doing
I’m not an expert so take this with a pinch of salt but this is what I’m doing during the current pandemic.
First hike of the year. Shakagadake (釈迦ヶ岳) next to Mt. Gozaisho in Mie prefecture was challenging in places with a couple of almost vertical accents and loose rocks but well worth it.
Photography & Hiking: Hassoyama ・八曽山
Inuyama (犬山市) is famous for its castle and Meiji Mura theme park but the real gem of this small city on the Aichi and Gifu border is the easily accessible network of hiking trails hidden away near Lake Iruka (入鹿池). Recently I’ve been trying to hike and/or cycle there a couple of times a month.…
Hiking: Nakatsu River & Kuroizawa Trail ・中津川 & 黒井沢登山道
Back in 2003 I had a tiny company car and no idea where to ride my mountain bike as I hadn’t long moved to the Nagoya area. So I pulled out a map, looked for the mountains, found an area that looked promising (at the end of R363), and consequently found myself heading out to…