by site editor Rick McCharles
Already in Tokyo, I’m looking at tomorrow heading for the Northern Alps to hike out of Kamikōchi:
… a remote mountainous highland in the western portion of Nagano Prefecture, Japan, which has been preserved in its natural state. …
It is sometimes referred to as the “Japanese Yosemite,” although it is considerably smaller than its American counterpart. …
Lonely Planet Hiking in Japan:
Japan’s classic alpine route.
Leave a comment if you’ve hiked here.