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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


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


Some trad, mostly bolted sports routes.


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