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Ascent of Mount Wakakusa on 2017-06-27

Climber: Nate B

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Bus
Peak:Mount Wakakusa
    Location:Japan
    Elevation:1122 ft / 341 m

Ascent Trip Report

Took unmaintained trail listed on map up this peak. Required some slight bushwhacking as trail faded out. Caught main trail as it neared the first view point. Awesome wide open views of Kyoto. Saw 1 fox on ascent and 3 on descent. Of course there are hundreds if not thousands of deer throughout the entire park. Family waited at highest temple for me to bag this due to being on our feet all day. Even managed to get a blister myself.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:762 ft / 232 m
    Total Elevation Loss:762 ft / 232 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.1 mi / 5.1 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:762 ft / 232 m
    Distance:1.6 mi / 2.7 km
    Route:Unmaintained trail listed on global topo to left
    Start Trailhead:Nara Park Bus Station #2  360 ft / 109 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:762 ft / 232 m
    Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    End Trailhead:Nara Park Bus Station #2  360 ft / 109 m



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