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The next line to the left is much easier than it looks and very popular. Top to bottom, dot to dot. Lower off. A parallel line to the left was bolted and climbed several years ago. The bolts then disappeared for a few years, but were back in May 2007. 10c if you fancy.

Ethic: inherited from Japan

There`s not a lot of information about in English on climbing in Japan. Much of the information is kept in personal blogs or is accessed through joining a climbing organization.

Many of the routes are well protected, while other less climbed "sport" routes have loose pitons as protection.

The Japan Free Climbing Association does a lot of good work ( but with some clubs and communities, many techniques and ethics are still passed down from old generations with outdated gear and techniques.


Route History:

There is no known route history.


Located in Nishimatazawa Taigan approx:
Lat/Long: 35.903795,138.644136

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5.10b Community registered grade
**James Frith
10b **Yuji Katayama

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