A Local Perspective on Life in Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.

TWMC’s annual family hike

The announcement by
TWMC, Tsukuba Walking and Mountaineering Club.


This is the hike annoucement you’ve been waiting for – for all ages and

On April 6, Sunday, we will go to Amabiki-san and Kaba-san with two walk options. The walks will start or/and end at Amabiki Temple which is worth visiting any time. It has a nice garden with peacocks roaming. You can see priests/monks in colorful robes. There is a Sakura festival starting there from 5th.

Option 1:
From Amabiki Kannon (temple) to Amabiki-san and back, at a very comfortable pace. It will be wonderful time to view Sakura blossoms.
Total time ~ 3 hours at a comfortable pace.

Option 2:
This is for the more fit – climb Kaba-san from Kaba-san jinja
and walk over and down to Amabiki temple. Total time ~5 hrs.

Bicycling option:
If some of you would like to bicycle upto Kaba-san.

Meeting place:
We will meet at the usual 7-11 near Doho park, next to Hot-Stuff (near Andersen bakers at the corner)

Meeting Time:
7:30 AM.on April 6 (Sunday), 2008

What to bring:
lunch, water,…. No special shoes required for Option 1, sports shoes will do for Option2.

Let me know of your interest soon. And since we will be going by cars,
please let me know if you have a car.

TWMC, Tsukuba Walking and Mountaineering Club

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