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Mizugaki Yama  

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BETA PHOTO: Great roadside area on the way up to Mizugaki.


Known for it's highball bouldering and longer trad lines, Mizugaki is an excellent choice in warmer weather. Climbing season spring, summer, and fall. If you do not mind near freezing temps December is great friction. This area also has what seems as an endless supply of granite boulders. There are many areas with developed boulders and many areas being developed now. The same goes for the trad lines.

Getting There 

From Tokyo take the Chuo west to the Sutama exit just past Nirasaki. Travel north on 411 then north on the 601. 601 ends at a T, the right is 23 and the left is 610. Both of these will take you to Mizugaki Yama. These roads actually make a large loop.

Climbing Season

Weather station 15.6 miles from here

2 Total Routes

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The red tree is at the base of the chimney

Berujueeru 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  Asia : Japan : ... : Eleven Face Cliff
More formally known as ベルジュエール. Described as one of Japan's classic long routes, this route has a lot to offer. Sport climbing, slab, crack, chimney, layback, roofs, trees. It feels like an alpine climb because, to some level it is. Beware of some loose rock in sections. In other sections the belay may need to be moved due to large ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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good luck gnome?
good luck gnome?
Guidebook available in Japanese
BETA PHOTO: Guidebook available in Japanese
From the grassy area above the parking lot.
BETA PHOTO: From the grassy area above the parking lot.
Many possiblities
Many possiblities
Creekside Boulders
Creekside Boulders
Looks difficult to me.
BETA PHOTO: Looks difficult to me.
Area map.  Red lettering marks the present locatio...
Area map. Red lettering marks the present locatio...

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By mschlocker
From: San Diego, CA
Oct 27, 2014
You can park and camp at Mizugakiyama Natural Park (as located by Google Maps).
By mschlocker
From: San Diego, CA
Oct 28, 2014
We ran into some guys making a new guidebook for the area. From the draft they showed me, it will be very good. Here they are taking photos for the guidebook. 2015 release.

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