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Routes : Asia : Japan : Kansai : Konnpira-san


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About Konnpira-san:

Climbing area in the far north of Kyoto city. Easily accessible by bus from Kyoto. Most routes are not bolted, requiring protection and some require micro nuts/micro cams with pitons still used in places. Guidebooks to this area recommend pitons.
Nearest town or city: Ohara, Kyoto, Kyoto-fu
Directions: Take a bus to Ohara from Kokusaikaikan subway station. Get off at Hanaobashi or Torera. Walk 20 mins towards the shrine. From the shrine walk up the road to the right. The route from will then depend on which section you intend to climb. See the individual climbing sections.
Latitude, Longitude: 35.11542, 135.81007
Access Issues: There have been problems in the past with parking and camping near the site, which resulted in all climbing access being suspended. Please be careful not to park in prohibited areas. Both camping and parking are not permitted anywhere near the shrine. Camping on the mountain or in the climbing area are also strictly prohibited. Entry to the shrine and some areas around it is strictly prohibited. Abuse of these local agreements could lead to access being revocated again, so please abide by them.
Camping: No
When to Climb: Autumn Spring Summer
Quantity of Climbs: Weekend