Climbing in Japan of Patagonia Expedition Japan - Invitation to Deep Andes & Unseen Japan

Climbing tours - Last minutes offer: April/May 2017 tours

Plan-1: Mt.Tanigawa climbing and snow camp challenge 2days
(Joshin_etsu range) - Code: PZZJ005atlas tanigawa 2days.jpg

  • Climbing type: Snowy mountain summit attack, snow camp.
  • Tour type: Group climbing program. min 4 persons - max 8 persons.
  • Skill & Physical Level: Intermediate (*Required Crampon & Ice axes use skills, basic snow trek skills, 4-5hrs climbing or more)
  • Tour date: 2 departuers, Date1: 03-04 April, Date2: 15-16 April 2017 (Start/End at the trail head)
  • Tour price: JPY38,000./person + ropeway fee
  • Reservation: Tour confirmed

Itinerary:
Day-1: 12:00 Meet with the guide at Tanigawa Ropeway terminal (approach from JR Doai station), Ropeway ride to Tenjin-daira (40min hike) Tenjin-pass campsite (overnight at tent)
Day-2: Climbing Tenjin-pass (2hrs30min) Mt.Tanigawa-dake summit (1hr30min) Tenjin-pass (20min) Tenjin-daira (Ropeway) Tanigawa Ropeway terminal (arriving 14:00 approx) ***Tour ends***
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Plan-2: Mt.Yariga-take climbing 3 days
(North Japan Alps range) - Code: PZZJ008 atlas yari 3days.jpg

  • Climbing type: Snowy mountain summit attack, rope/axes use.
  • Tour type: Group climbing program. min 4 persons - max 15 persons.
  • Skill & Physical Level: Upper-Intermediate (*Required Crampon & Ice axes use skills, basic rock climbing skills, basic snow trek skills, 8hrs climbing or more)
  • Tour date: 30 April - 02 May 2017 (Start/End at the trail head)
  • Tour price: JPY64,000./person
  • Reservation: Tour confirmed (*Also scheduled 02-04 May, 12-14 May 2017. Ask for your spaces)

Itinerary:
Day-1: 08:30 Meet with the guide at Kamikhochi bus terminal (approach from JR Matsumoto station), 4hrs hike up to Yarisawa Lodge (stay)
Day-2: Climbing Yarisawa Lodge (4hrs) Yariga-take Lodge (30min) Mt.Yariga-take summit (30min) Yariga-take Lodge (2hrs30min) Yarisawa Lodge (stay)
Day-3: Hike down Yarisawa Lodge (4hrs) Kamikhochi (arriving 11:00 approx) ***Tour ends***
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Plan-3: Mt.Oku-Hodaka-dake climbing 3 days
(North Japan Alps range) - Code: PZZJ009 atlas okuho 3days.jpg

  • Climbing type: Snowy mountain summit attack, rope/axes use.
  • Tour type: Group climbing program. min 3 persons - max 10 persons.
  • Skill & Physical Level: Upper-Intermediate (*Required Crampon & Ice axes use skills, basic rock climbing skills, basic snow trek skills, 8hrs climbing or more)
  • Tour date: 2 departuers, Date1: 29 April - 01 May 2017, Date2: 05-07 May 2017 (Start/End at the trail head)
  • Tour price: JPY64,000./person
  • Reservation: Tour confirmed (*Also scheduled 19-21 May. Ask for your spaces)

Itinerary:
Day-1: 08:30 Meet with the guide at Kamikhochi bus terminal (approach from JR Matsumoto station), 7hrs hike up to Karasawa Mountain Hut (stay)
Day-2: Climbing Karasawa Mountain Hut (4hrs30min) Shiradashi Col (1hr30min) Mt.Oku-Hodaka summit (1hr30min) Shiradashi Col (2hrs) Karasawa Mountain Hut (stay)
Day-3: Hike down Karasawa (5hrs) Kamikhochi (arriving 12:00 approx) ***Tour ends***
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*If you need any assist for the approach in/out of the programs, please feel free to contact us, too.


Climbing technique session

winter mountain - akadake.jpgStep up programs to your dreams
Are you dreaming to climb to Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, or The Seven Summits, one day?
You'll need various mountain skills and experience to reach your dream summit.
The mountains in Japan are ideal field to learn the climbing technique, rock, snow, ice, etc.
We provide the suitable climbing session programs for you to learn the specific mountain skills you need.


Mt.Fuji

MtFuji2.jpgThe highest mountain in Japan.
One of the most popular mountain in Japan.
No specific mountain skills required,
However, the certain fitness level recommended against the long walk and thin air.
Fujinomiya Trail - the south face of Mt.Fuji - has easy access from Shinkansen


Japan Alps

nishi-hodaka.jpgOver 3000m rocky peaks
Good challenge for your mountain experience.
Partly technical and can be dangerous, so certain mountain experience and skill required.
Our professional guides will you keep safe, so do not hesitate to challenge to this wonderful massif.
Also, there are many spa around the mountains, so you can enjoy it after climbing!
Climbing season: June - October
Ask us for more information.


Yatsuga-take (=The Eight Peaks)

atlas-Yatsugatake-Akadake.jpg1st step to the Japan mountains
More gentle mountain range.
Easy access, less technical than Japan Alps.
Various routes for beginners to experts.
Good for beginner climbers and family hikers.
Climbing season: May - November


Winter Climbing Training

atlas-Yatsugatake-Akadake Winter.jpgGood training field for the Snow & Ice climbing
The mountains in Japan is quite unique in its difficulty.
Even its easy access (train & bus) and relatively low altitude (2000m - 3000m), the climbing condition will be extremely tough and hard during the winter season, with heavy snow and the strong wind.
It'll be a good step up training for Europe Alps climbing and Himalaya 7000m - 8000m peaks challenge.
There are various grade of climbing route and we'll advise you the suitable mountain for your skill and physical level.
Of course we have very-basic program such as "snow show hike", or "first step of crampones and ice axe use".
Our very experienced guides escort you to the real expedition world.
Winter climbing season: December - March