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Ascent of Takatori-yama on 2018-12-30

Climber: Nate B

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, December 30, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Takatori-yama
    Location:Japan
    Elevation:1713 ft / 522 m

Ascent Trip Report

Finally got out to bag Takatori and Kegan after having previously summiting Kyo-Ga-Take. Was unsure of access starting from base of Takatori so decided on hitting KyoGatake again and the remaining two via a ridge walk. The trail to Kegon was a bit rough with steep terrain and fallen trees. After knocking out the 3 peaks, decided I would continue on down due to not wanting to repeat the ups and downs on the way back and also out of curiosity of the trail beyond. It finally let out into a fenced area of a golf course but signage and unlocked gate seemed to allow hikers through so I cut through the course and continued via the road to the originating trail head. 3 hours car to car via this track. Mileage and elevation is for the entire loop.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2428 ft / 740 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1100 ft / 335 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Cold, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2428 ft / 740 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1328 ft / 405 m; Extra: 1100 ft / 335m
    Loss on way in:1100 ft / 335 m
    Distance:7.8 mi / 12.5 km
    Start Trailhead:385 ft / 117 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Solo

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Kyō-ga-take2018-12-30 c 
2Kegon-yama2018-12-30 a 
3Takatori-yama2018-12-30 b2428 ft / 740 m
Total Trip Gain: 2428 ft / 740 m    Total Trip Loss: 1100 ft / 335 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Nate B
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