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Jo-yama All Sport climbing

77 routes in crag
  • Grades: US
  • Approach time: depends on sector
  • Photos: 7
  • Ascents: 50
  • Aka: 城山

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Summary

Jo-Yama stands high above Izu City and offers single-pitch and multi-pitch sports climbing on excellent rock. Many routes face south and thus allow climbing in winter.

Description

Jo-Yama is a "rock-mountain" stands along Karino-river (狩野川) in Ohito city in Shizuoka (静岡). Climbing started in 1960 and by now you can choose from over 300 bolted sportsclimbing routes graded range of 5.7 to 5.14. Ref: "Japan 100 Climbing area" by KITAYAMA Makoto, Yama to Keikoku-sha publication

Access issues inherited from Japan

Some spots have access issues as many spots near crowded places elsewhere. So please ensure you follow the recommendations of local climbers and behave responsibly.

Approach

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

Ethic

Some trad, mostly bolted sports routes, single pitch and multi-pitch

History

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Climbing in this area started from 1960 as a old style with artificial eqipments and from 1979 sports climbing started in this area.

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