A small crag located on hwy 201 west of Akiruno. The cliff ranges from 15 to 25 meters and is a great area for beginners. Tennoiwa is a great place for the beginner to climb in the summer, but will take a couple of days to dry due to the low hanging dense trees. There are two main cliffs here with about 50 routes ranging from 5.7 to 5.12.
From Tokyo by train take the Chuo line to the Itsukaichi line. Get off at the Musashi Itsukaichi Station. Then take a bus transfer to the large parking lot on Hwy 201.
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4) NooRii 5.10b/c International : Japan : ... : Lower Area
Between 2nd and 3rd bolt. After bolt two, grab the crack to the left of the bolt. Scramble up and get your legs near the overhang area. Hang off your left arm and drop your right knee as you place the 3rd bolt. Your body will tend to lean into the wall. Now for the hard part...video:youtu.be/gax8-DNhKYQ...[more] Browse More Classics in International