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Futagoyama Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 3,824'
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Submitted By: Christian Storms on Dec 31, 2013
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One of Japan's premiere limestone crags.
Gradient: 90 to 135 degrees
Routes: 160 total
5.9 - 8
5.10 - 29
5.11 - 86
5.12 - 44
5.13 - 13
5.14 - 2
The Arched Area is home to the most difficult route in Japan called Flat Mountain (5.14d/15a) which took him 20 days of trying. He climbed it in March 2003.

Getting There 

Most climbers prefer going from Route 299 following the logging road up the hill. The trail is 30 seconds from the parking which has spots for about 10 cars. After five minutes, the well marked trail splits for either the East Peak or West Peak (Center Hill Route). Then follow the signs to Rousoku Rock (Candle Rock) and walk beyond there. You'll see a red 50 gallon oil drum that marks the bottom.

Climbing Season

For the East Asia area.

Weather station 7.1 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Anchors at the first pitch.

Center Hill Route 6P 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13  Asia : Japan : ... : Center Hill Area
Center Hill Route 6P Popular alpine route. III, 5,8, 5.8 remaining pitches are III/IV to the top. Nice flakes and terraces. 1P use trad gear and traverse right to the anchors. 2P is bolted. Follow the arte.3P use trad gear. The corner crack is the crux. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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