Site navigation

Section navigation


Fantastic example of a hard Japanese style slab route. Prime viewing location for spectators.

Ethic: inherited from Japan

There`s not a lot of information about climbing in Japan in English. Much of the information is only available in Japanese - or of course here on theCrag!

The Japan Free Climbing Association ( is a good point of contact and there is a set of 5 guidebooks (all in Japanese) and an alpine guide book in English available covering all of Japan and its thousands of sport and trad routes and boulders.


Route History:

There is no known route history.


Located in Kasameri Sawa approx:
Lat/Long: 35.907058,138.582927

Route Grade Citations

5.11a Community registered grade
5.11a ***James Frith

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 100%

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

Comments keywords

crux difficult fantastic great

Learn about creating circuits.

Activity Configure

Check out what is happening on Gonbei 2 (note there is an unresolved system issue where ascents logged before 2010 are not displayed in the stream below). If you just want to see beta then click on view ascents with beta.