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1. Japan 947 routes in Region

Summary:
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seasonality
Sport, Trad and other styles

Long/Lat: 138.444187, 37.840947

1.1. Tokyo 133 routes in Region

Summary:
Sport, Boulder and Trad

Long/Lat: 139.383582, 35.904243

1.1.1. Hidawayama 0 routes in Crag

1.1.2. Mitake Boulder_御岳ボルダーガイド 47 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Boulder

Long/Lat: 139.185174, 35.802525

Description:

The rock climbing (bouldering) in Mitake is centered around the riverbed of Tama River Some of Japan's most famous boulder problems can be found in the Mitake are, of note are the boulder problems "Ninja Rock" and "Deadend" The rock consists of limestone / chert. With boulders ranging from a few meters to 5-6m tall. The boulders are graded according to the Japanese Kyu/Dan grading system.

History:

In 2001 Dai Koyamada made the first ascent of Kanimushi 8B, the hardest problem in Mitake. Mitake is easily accessed by train from Tokyo.Taking the Ome line from Tachikawa station to Mitake Station (Tokyo)

1.1.3. Shiobara 9 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Boulder

1.1.4. Kawamata 40 routes in Crag

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 139.189209, 35.869298

Unique Features And Strengths:

Overhanging Limestone Crag

Ethic:

This is a popular crag with easy access and great quality routes. For this reason it can become rather crowded and as such hang dogging is frowned on.

1.1.5. Tenno Iwa 37 routes in Crag

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 139.187911, 35.737150

Unique Features And Strengths:

Overhanging Sport Climbing Crag

1.2. Gunma  ・ Saitama Kitabu 30 routes in Region

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 138.981505, 36.510298

Description:

群馬・埼玉北部

1.2.1. Arikasa Yama 7 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Sport

1.2.2. Kuro Iwa 22 routes in Crag

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 138.898864, 36.459276

1.2.3. Tanigawa Dake 1 route in Region

Summary:
All Alpine

Long/Lat: 138.931655, 36.847417

1.3. Nagano 244 routes in Region

Summary:
Sport, Trad and other styles

Long/Lat: 138.044325, 36.129544

1.3.1. Bokodake Iwa 6 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Sport

Long/Lat: 138.108148, 36.470190

Description:

Located in Kamuriki Mountain. 冠着山の指の様な石のでっぱり

1.3.2. Ogawayama_小川山 208 routes in Crag

Summary:
Sport, Trad and Boulder

Long/Lat: 138.632609, 35.904227

Access Issues:

Much of the information about this crag is from the online guide http://www.ogawayama.com/

1.3.3. Yukawa 30 routes in Area

Summary:
Trad, Top Rope and Sport

Long/Lat: 138.445724, 36.016240

1.4. Yamanashi 147 routes in Region

Summary:
Trad, Sport and other styles

Long/Lat: 138.612654, 35.613323

1.4.1. Mizugaki Yama 143 routes in Crag

Summary:
Trad, Sport and other styles

Long/Lat: 138.584217, 35.898422

1.4.2. Mitsutouge 4 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Aid

Long/Lat: 138.810602, 35.550629

1.5. Kanagawa 93 routes in Region

Summary:
Sport, Top Rope and other styles

Long/Lat: 139.349347, 35.414415

1.5.1. Takatoryama 30 routes in Crag

Summary:
Mostly Top Rope

Long/Lat: 139.613565, 35.306130

1.5.2. Maku Iwa 63 routes in Crag

Summary:
Sport and Unknown

Long/Lat: 139.088462, 35.170168

Description:

Steep slabby climbing on andesite, wonderful views, easy access - one of the few worthwhile places for a day-trip from Tokyo, although plenty to do if you want to stay in the area for a weekend. Nearly all sport climbing, with decent modern bolts on the popular climbs

Access Issues:

As of March 2010 there are some access issues with the left-hand band of cliffs from the parking lot. Climbers are asked to climb only on the right hand side (Wonderland/Ali Baba area) until this has been resolved.

Approach:

From Tokyo: Catch Tokaido line from Tokyo/Kawasaki/Yokohama to Yugawara (last stop before Atami). Then get into a cab and ask the driver to take you to Makuiwa-koen. 10 min walk up from where the taxi driver drops you.

1.6. Ibaraki Ken 7 routes in Region

Summary:
All Boulder

Long/Lat: 140.325951, 36.310604

1.6.1. kasama Boulder 7 routes in Crag

Summary:

Long/Lat: 140.267225, 36.383878

1.7. Izu 119 routes in Region

Summary:
Trad, Sport and other styles

Long/Lat: 138.338364, 35.011574

1.7.1. Jogasaki 90 routes in Crag

Summary:
Trad, Sport and other styles

Long/Lat: 139.126013, 34.883730

1.7.2. Jo-yama 25 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Sport

Long/Lat: 138.930703, 35.002277

Description:

Jo-Yama is a "rock-mountain" stands along Karino-river (狩野川) in Ohito city in Shizuoka (静岡). Climbing in this area started from 1960 as a old style with artificial eqipments and from 1979 sports climbing started in this area. Now we can choose from over 100s bolted sportsclimbing routes graded range of 5.7 to 5.13. Ref: "Japan 100 Climbing area" by KITAYAMA Makoto, Yama to Keikoku-sha publication

Approach:

25 min walk from Ohito Stn., Izu Hakone Railway 40 min drive from Mishima Inter-change

Ethic:

Some trad, mostly bolted sports routes.

1.7.3. Umi Kongo 4 routes in Cliff

Summary:
Trad and Unknown

Long/Lat: 138.741990, 34.706049

Description:

Very Impressive seaside cliff that extends 200m high.

1.8. Kansai Area 7 routes in Region

Summary:
All Sport

Long/Lat: 135.625306, 34.762852

Description:

関西

1.8.1. Seridani Byobu Iwa 7 routes in Crag

Summary:

1.9. Aichi Ken 14 routes in Unknown

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 137.204647, 35.053411

1.9.1. Horai 14 routes in Crag

Summary:
Mostly Sport

1.10. Shikoku 4 routes in Region

Summary:
All Unknown

1.10.1. Kono-mine 4 routes in Crag

Summary:

1.11. Bitchu-cho, Okayama 0 routes in Region

1.11.1. Youzedaki Climbing Space 0 routes in Crag

1.11.2. Gongendani (Gongen Valley) 0 routes in Crag

1.12. Okinawa 9 routes in Crag

Summary:
Unknown and Sport

Long/Lat: 127.939702, 26.625816

1.12.1. Maeda Point 9 routes in Area

Summary:
Unknown and Sport

1.12.2. Zampa 0 routes in Area

1.12.3. Zatsun Tunnel 0 routes in Area

1.13. Tsushima Island 2 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Unknown

1.13.1. Mitsushima 2 routes in Area

Summary:

1.14. Iwate 138 routes in Region

Summary:
All Unknown

1.14.1. Ryusendo 60 routes in Crag

Summary:

1.14.2. Samuraihama 42 routes in Crag

Summary:

1.14.3. Tanesashi Seaside 2 routes in Crag

Summary:

1.14.4. Samurainishii Bouldering A-G 16 routes in Crag

Summary:

1.14.5. Samurainishii Bouldering H-O 16 routes in Crag

Summary:

1.14.6. Kesennuma 2 routes in Crag

Summary: