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Mt Katsu (Katsuyama)  


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Description 

Without a doubt the best climbing on Okinawa. It has a wide range of climbing from 5.8 to 5.13. No matter if you like small sloping crimpers or lage pumpy jugs, this place has it.

Getting There 

  • Using 58 (free -- takes longer): Take 58 North towards Nago. Follow directions below starting at ^.

  • Using the Expressway (fastest way -- 700 yen both ways): From Kadena take the Expressway north towards Nago all the way to the last exit (exit10).

  • ^From there take 58 north until you hit 449 and take a left towards Ocean Expo. Follow 449 past Family Mart on the left and over a small bridge; ocean should be on your left.

  • Turn right at a sign that says Katsuyama this way. On the corner you will see a building that has "Bridgestone" painted on it. Follow that road; do not turn off of it. It will wind to the right and you will see a small log shack on the right; park there.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.2 miles from here

9 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',2],['5.11',4],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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