HANA-SAN ON KYASHAR

fellow Yatsugatake frequenter, evening fire-side companion, recent father and inspiration to us all, Hana-sans recent trip to Kyashar’s South Pillar  has just had its write up in the English-speaking press. 

ALPINIST

 

仙台; SENDAI ICE CLIMBING

between the Japanese Alps and Hokkaido lays a huge, mountainous region with ideal ice forming condition – its just little ventured into during winter. all across the region we have come across reports of isolated icefalls that only the locals know about and amongst these is an area near Sendai.

futakuchi keikoku ice climbing

it took a lot of looking and trawling thru old guidebooks but we found it: the  area map