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Hyakumeizan

Japan's 100 Mountain Challenge

By Craig McLachlan

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Format: Paperback / softback, 264 pages
Other Information: black & white illustrations
Published In: United States, 15 September 2013
Japan's 100 Famous Mountains! 100 peaks that can be climbed by anyone willing to make the effort. Some easy, some hard. An average height of 2,200 meters, with thirteen over 3,000 meters. Who on earth would try to conquer the whole lot in 100 days? Two crazy Kiwis, that's who! In May 1997, Craig McLachlan and Travis Taiaroa set out on the ultimate adventure. As Craig said before they started out, "Over-planning kills adventure!." They didn't over-plan. This is the story of their 78-day journey to summit all of the 100 Famous Mountains, and the fascinating adventures they had along the way. This is one of five books available on Amazon about McLachlan's various adventures in Japan. He has also walked the length of Japan (3200kms in 99 days!), hiked the 88 Sacred Temples of Shikoku Pilgrimage, journeyed around the Saigoku 33 Temples of Kannon Pilgrimage, and trekked from the Sea of Japan to the Pacific Ocean climbing all Japan's 3,000-meter peaks along the way. See www.craigmclachlan.com.

About the Author

A 'freelance anything' with an MBA from the University of Hawai'i, Craig has done a lot of adventuring in Japan! He has: - walked the length of Japan (3200kms in 99 days!). - hiked the 88 Sacred Temples of Shikoku Pilgrimage. - set a 78-day record for climbing the Hyakumeizan, Japan's 100 Famous Mountains. - journeyed around the Saigoku 33 Temples of Kannon Pilgrimage. - trekked from the Sea of Japan to the Pacific Ocean climbing all Japan's 3,000-meter peaks along the way. Books on all these adventures are available on Amazon in English and four have been published in Japan in Japanese. Craig also co-authors Lonely Planet's 'Japan' and 'Hiking in Japan' guidebooks and leads tours to Japan for Wilderness Travel. Craig's first novel, 'Kiwi Republic' is also available on Amazon. For more information on Craig, check out his website at www.craigmclachlan.com.

EAN: 9781492108719
ISBN: 1492108715
Publisher: Createspace
Dimensions: 20 x 12 x 1 centimetres (0.22 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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