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Kawamata Rock Climbing 

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The trail team. Picture from JFA's website.


This area just recently reopened and had a trail face lift. Kawamata is an area with a high concentration of quality routes on nice Limestone. The rock ranges from steep to less than vertical. Routes range from 5.9 to 5.13. There are seven main areas to Kawamata. There are over 100 sport routes here.

Getting There 

From Tokyo by car take 5 to Ome, then veer right on 411. Turn right on 53 and follow 53 to Shimonaguri.

Climbing Season

For the Asia area.

Weather station 10.1 miles from here

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Rock Climbing Photo: Trail work that was completed in late 2010.
BETA PHOTO: Trail work that was completed in late 2010.
Rock Climbing Photo: Bat Wall D sector.
BETA PHOTO: Bat Wall D sector.
Rock Climbing Photo: Bat Wall C sector 12d.
Bat Wall C sector 12d.
Rock Climbing Photo: A fun 10c warm up on the Bat Wall C sector.
A fun 10c warm up on the Bat Wall C sector.
Rock Climbing Photo: Trail from road.
BETA PHOTO: Trail from road.

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