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Nice hike, but icy near the top

We hiked Mt. Sobo in early February 2017. Kitadani trail stages 1 to 7 were a mellow hike, but... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2017
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10 Feb 2017
“Nice hike, but icy near the top”
Takachiho-cho, Nishiusuki-gun, Miyazaki Prefecture
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Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We hiked Mt. Sobo in early February 2017. Kitadani trail stages 1 to 7 were a mellow hike, but stages 8 and 9 were an icy grind to the summit, which itself was free of ice. Crampons or spikes would have helped. We took the...More

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