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Ishizuchi Quasi-National Park

Ehime, Japan
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Komochigongenyama 子持権現山
by muz on Jul 28, 2012
Nagasawa, Kōchi, Japan
3.3 miles
An excellent hike that takes in a beautiful river, wasabi terraces, untouched forest and then the scenic peaks around Ishizuchi. Highly recommended. Up and back without breaks, around 4.5 to 5 hours. 1100 meters vertical gain and descent. 
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'09.04.30 石鎚山
by hiking-sue on Apr 30, 2009
Shibukusa, Ehime, Japan
6.2 miles
ゴールデンウィークを利用して行った四国の石鎚山です。国民宿舎 石鎚から二の鎖を経て石鎚神社、天狗岳へのルート。4月末ですが、雪は少しだけありました。鎖場は二の鎖だけで、三の鎖は遠慮しておきました...。四国の山は登山はともかく移動が大変です。
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Mt. Ishizuchi (1982m)
by HitoshiSakamoto on May 03, 2011
Saijo, Ehime Prefecture, Japan
6.5 miles
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石鎚山登山
by wildblue on May 19, 2012
Shibukusa, Ehime, Japan
5.7 miles
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石鎚山、成就社からニノ鎖下キャンプ地
by shirosf on Aug 02, 2013
Komatsu, Ehime, Japan
5.0 miles
成就社と山道の途中の茶店でかなり激しい雨に会い、長時間の休憩を余儀なくされた。おかげで登るのに疲れるという感じはなかったが、「また激しい雨がきたらどうしよう」という不安がいつもつきまとっていた。ニノ鎖下キャンプ地というのはよくわからなくて、道のそばにテントが一張り程度張れる平らな場所があったので「ここだろう」と思ってテント設営。設営中にまた雨が激しくなりそうになって、かなり焦った。昼過ぎから誰にも会ってないし、熊笹が風で不気味な音をたてて、時折雨が降ってくるという、かなり心細くなる状況だったが、風がそれほどひどくならず、雷が来なかったのは幸いだった。夜中に雨がテントに当たる音で数回目を覚ましたが、雨はそれで終わってくれた。翌朝は霧が深いだけで山頂に向かうことに問題はなかった。娘はテントに入ると同時にコテっと寝て、朝まで熟睡していた。
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石鎚山、ニノ鎖下-山頂-土小屋
by shirosf on Aug 02, 2013
Ehime, Japan
4.0 miles
前日の様な雨がなかったので、ニノ鎖下から弥山は問題なく登頂できた。弥山では霧が深くほとんど何も見えず、天狗岳も見えなかった。見えないので「天狗岳まで行こう」という気にもならず、弥山登頂で満足した。ニノ鎖下に戻り、テントを撤収。そこから土小屋まで下りるのは穏やかな下りで楽な道のりだった。

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muz
The skyline road, up from Nakazawa Dam to Yosakoi Pass then through to Kanpusan, is one of the best road rides in Shikoku. Highly recommended.
Visited on Jul 28, 2012

by muz on Jul 29, 2012
muz
One of the main hiking areas in Shikoku due to the highest mountain in western Japan - Mt. Ishizuchi (1982m). There are a vast number of hikes in the area, ranging from ascents from the valley floors on both sides of the range, to ridge walks to the high peaks in the area.
With the appropriate map you can spend a few days in this area climbing a number of different peaks and valleys. Although the peaks are what people mainly come here for, the river valleys are also very spectacular. Recommended walks: Yoshinogawa walk from the Kochi side, and the Omogei Gorge from the Ehime side and the start of the skyline road.

If you want to climb Ishizuchi without the crowds, alone, and truly feel the height of this mountain, then there are a couple of options. (1) Omogei Gorge - Ishizuchi and (2) Dogamori - Ninomori - Ishizuchi.

There is a road that runs the entire ridge from Ishizuchi through to Kanpusan. This is one of the most scenic bike routes in Shikoku: all paved and shared with cars, but outside of the weekend, you can pretty much have it to yourself. Highly recommended. A shorter route is to start in Hongawa Village, ride alongside the dam, and then do the climb Shirasetoge, camp or stay in the hut one night, then do the ridge road the next morning and enjoy the downhill. Along the way you can stop off and climb Kamegamori, Nishi Kuromori, Kuromori, Higashi Kuromori, Iyofuji, and, if you still have time (doubtful), you can climb Kanpusan.

The recommended map for the area, and for all mountains in Kochi, is Yamatokogen Chizu no. 54, Ishizuchi & Shikoku Tsurugisan.

Visited on Apr 09, 2012

by muz on Apr 28, 2012

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