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It is a nice mountain in a good shape. We were not too lucky and couldn't see the whole look of the mountain. The cloud was too thick. It seems I never have luck to see the important mountain in Japan. We didn't climb up...More
Wow, drove past only, if you come from Ibusaki way down east coast you cant see until almost upon it.. its breathtaking. Had a little cloud around top and almost blue sky.. looked like i was playing Zelda.. amazing.. will love to hike up one...More
If you're lucky and there's little to no clouds at the top the view is amazing! There are stops on the trail on several locations that also have a great view, with likely little to no clouds blocking it.
Bring good shoes and plenty of...More
Three hours up. Three hours down. Fun trail. But, it's mid-high level for me. Not easy.
- There are signs of 50%, 70%, ...
- 50% point had a great view. It's much tougher from 70% point. So, going back at 50% isn't a bad...More
The mountain is small. It is just the shape of it that looks like Mount Fuji. The trees at the bottom of the mountain have started turning red, a sign that Autumn is setting in. We believe the mountain will look more spectacular in Oct...More
We were at the based camp (some sort of a park and also a starting point to register to enter the trails), and there are not much activities there probably due to low season. There are cart trail, camp sites and log house for mountain...More
This volcano has not had an eruption since 885, and is most beautiful viewed from a distance, either at sunrise or sunset. If you want to trek to the top or around the 924 meter high volcano, be sure to bring solid boots and plenty...More
Well it is very difficult to explain the beauty of Mt. Kaimondake. This is the last volcano of main land Japan. As this resemble Mt. Fuji this volcano is also known as Satsumafuji. Satsuma is old name of Kagoshima. For photographers a niche place for...More