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Kpfu Maki Iwa

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About Kpfu Maki Iwa:

Basalt? Good sport climbing area with a few nice trad lines and some multipitch.
Nearest town or city: Kofu Showa
Directions: From Tokyo take the Chuo expressway to exit 15(Kofu Showa), split left on the off ramp after the toll gate. head straight down route 20 and take a right on route 25. Follow the road around a bend and take your first left takeing you under a small bridge. Follow this road for a long time up threw a mountain pass all the way to the top of the hill and then back down again. Turn right on a dirt road and park in the parking area 1/4 mile down the road. There is an obviouse trail head here. Follow the trail for about 5 minutes and you will see the first area. you can climb here or go to the other areas just by following the trail further.
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Access Issues: mountian pass road can be closed form rock slides. if this is the case, expect a 4 hour round trip hiking on the road. Make sure you have good foot wear for this hike or you will end up with blisters like i did the first time out.
Camping: Free
When to Climb: Autumn Spring Summer
Quantity of Climbs: Month