International Adventure Club Tokyo


The IAC-Tokyo is an all-volunteer group of folks from Kanto who enjoy outdoor activities together. IAC東京は関東に暮らしてる人々のためのアウトドアに楽しめる全てボランティアサークルです。

Monday April 29th, 2013
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Day hike to Kobushigatake 甲武信ヶ岳 (2475m)

By Sébastien Access by bus: http://www.city.koshu.yamanashi.jp/kurashi/files/20130325/窪平・西沢渓谷線.pdf Campsite website: http://www.fuefukigoya.com/ryoukin.html After a quite cold night (2 degrees in my tent) we woke up at 4:00 AM and started walking under a perfectly clear sky. Most people seem to do this hike … Continue reading

Sunday April 28th, 2013
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Zao trip

Zao traverse (FAILED) By Jeremy I took the first Senzan line train (leaving Kunimi station at 6:25 am) to Yamagata, and then a taxi to the trailhead, arriving around 8 am.  The trailhead I chose is a fishing resort village … Continue reading

Sunday April 28th, 2013
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Short hike along the many waterfalls in Nishisawa gorge

By Sébastien Access by bus: http://www.city.koshu.yamanashi.jp/kurashi/files/20130325/窪平・西沢渓谷線.pdf Campsite website: http://www.fuefukigoya.com/ryoukin.html From the campsite to the entry of the valley we follow a paved road with clear indications. The start of the trail is really flat and wide but soon becomes rocky … Continue reading

Saturday April 27th, 2013
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Hiking at Daibosatu Pass (2000m) Yamanashi ★★

Leader: Ikuko Participants: Hanako, Yukiko, Miho, Keisuke, and Stephanie Reported by: Stephanie We all met up at Enzan Station before getting taxis to Yanagisawa Pass, the starting point of the hike. After a little prepping up, we hit the trail. … Continue reading

Saturday April 27th, 2013
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Omoshiroyama day hike

by Jeremy Saturday my Canadian neighbor Filip joined me on a loop day hike of Omoshiroyama, straddling Sendai and Yamagata.  We took the first Senzan line train to OmoshiroyamaKogen, which is just on the Yamagata side of the rail tunnel … Continue reading

Sunday April 21st, 2013
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Ooyama hike

Leader: Sébastien North-South traverse of the Tanzawa mountains First half under sustained rain, second half with light rain or clouds. From Hon Atsugi station ride bus 20 towards 宮ヶ瀬湖 and get off at Tsuchiyama pass (about 40 min and 500 … Continue reading

Sunday April 14th, 2013
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犬越路→檜洞丸

Leader: Sébastien Participants: Sugako Reported by Sébastien Spring hike form Nishitanzawa to Hinokiboramaru Due to strong wind the original plan to climb more than 2000m and map time 11:30 was heavily changed to a moderate hike. From Nishitanzawa to Inukoeji … Continue reading

Saturday April 13th, 2013
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Zao summit hiking and Funaoka (Miyagi) hanami

April 21-22, 2013 Leaders: Jeremy and Yumiko Participating: Tai-kun, Marco, Suna, Nikkolo, Filip, Eri By Jeremy Yumiko, Tai, and the Italian crew drove from Tokyo to my place in Sendai on Friday night, arriving in the wee hours of the … Continue reading