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Submitted By: Isaac T. on Jan 7, 2015
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I will be updating info as I decipher translations. From what I understand the guide book is pretty helpful, however, it is all in Japanese I am not aiming to replace the guide book here but to rather provide a good place for information for those whose english is better than their Japanese.
With that said this area is certainly not secluded. If you come here when it's raining you may be the only climber. The rock here is very grainy and it is not uncommon to have sand and pebbles break off beneath your feet.

Getting There 

There several other walls in the immediate vicinity of the observation tower so if there is a queue here (there most likely will be) go try your luck at another wall. There are a handful of sport routes too but most of the climbing here is top rope.

Climbing Season

For the Asia area.

Weather station 3.2 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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