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by Andy OCJ
Sun Jul 07, 2024 7:51 pm
Forum: Social Events, Discussion, Contact Us (お問い合わせ), FAQ
Topic: Autumn 2024 Events: October - December
Replies: 0
Views: 34

Autumn 2024 Events: October - December

An updated summary of events planned last year but cancelled due to a family emergency. This is not a complete list! Looking forward to special events in Japan this year. Depending on the weather there will be weekly events from October to December 2024. These will mostly be to the best places for t...
by Andy OCJ
Thu May 09, 2024 10:20 pm
Forum: Outdoor Events 2024 (アウトドアイベント)
Topic: May: Okutama Nippara Valley Wild Forest Camp and Optional Hike
Replies: 0
Views: 393

May: Okutama Nippara Valley Wild Forest Camp and Optional Hike

May: Okutama Nippara Valley Wild Forest Camp and Optional Hike Over Ridge to Okutama Lake. Reply to this message if you want to go - several people wi…login to view the rest of this post
by Andy OCJ
Fri May 03, 2024 4:26 am
Forum: Outdoor Events 2024 (アウトドアイベント)
Topic: Golden Week ( May 3-6th) Gunma (BBQ) Camp and Rocky Mountains
Replies: 2
Views: 464

Re: Golden Week ( May 3-6th) Gunma (BBQ) Camp and Rocky Mountains

I do not know yet... a few people have logged in the website to have a look but no replies yet, except yours. It is getting late for Saturday unless a…login to view the rest of this post
by Andy OCJ
Mon Apr 29, 2024 6:47 pm
Forum: Outdoor Events 2024 (アウトドアイベント)
Topic: Golden Week ( May 3-6th) Gunma (BBQ) Camp and Rocky Mountains
Replies: 2
Views: 464

Golden Week ( May 3-6th) Gunma (BBQ) Camp and Rocky Mountains

Golden Week ( May 3-6th) Gunma (BBQ) Camp and Rocky Mountains People will need to work together to do activities each day and pay for the campsite, sh…login to view the rest of this post
by Andy OCJ
Wed Apr 17, 2024 6:47 pm
Forum: Outdoor Events 2024 (アウトドアイベント)
Topic: Best Outdoor Events for April and Gweek 2024
Replies: 4
Views: 922

Re: Best Outdoor Events for April and Gweek 2024

Remember, I cannot spend the time here for private trips unrelated to OCJ. In future people will have to look themselves... or contribute to the club …login to view the rest of this post
by Andy OCJ
Mon Apr 15, 2024 7:01 am
Forum: Outdoor Events 2024 (アウトドアイベント)
Topic: Best Outdoor Events for April and Gweek 2024
Replies: 4
Views: 922

Re: Best Outdoor Events for April and Gweek 2024

The first cherry blossom is now approaching full bloom at Myougi San - one of the best trips in Japan!
by Andy OCJ
Sat Mar 16, 2024 11:57 pm
Forum: Outdoor Events 2024 (アウトドアイベント)
Topic: Best Outdoor Events for April and Gweek 2024
Replies: 4
Views: 922

Best Outdoor Events for April and Gweek 2024

End of March beginning of April 2. Nagatoro has a lot of cherry blossom out along the streets and railway paths (steam trains). There is a cheap camps…login to view the rest of this post
by Andy OCJ
Mon Mar 11, 2024 4:28 am
Forum: Outdoor Events 2024 (アウトドアイベント)
Topic: SUNDAY March 17th: Mitake San Hike and Plum Blossom Park Yoshinobaigo (吉野梅 - よしのばいごう 梅まつり)
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SUNDAY March 17th: Mitake San Hike and Plum Blossom Park Yoshinobaigo (吉野梅 - よしのばいごう 梅まつり)

Update: For those interested in Sunday... if you wrap up warm, you can do the event. There may be strong wind at times but has reduced a little since…login to view the rest of this post
by Andy OCJ
Fri Mar 01, 2024 12:17 am
Forum: Outdoor Events 2024 (アウトドアイベント)
Topic: Sunday March 3rd: Takatori Yama Hike, Rock Carvings, Temples, Plum Blossom Festival, Hot Spiced Wine
Replies: 11
Views: 1247

Re: Sunday March 3rd: Takatori Yama Hike, Rock Carvings, Temples, Plum Blossom Festival, Hot Spiced Wine

We used wine packs similar to this for spiced wine. There was a better one but a dark full bodied fruity one usually tastes good. As you can see we ha…login to view the rest of this post
by Andy OCJ
Thu Feb 22, 2024 5:34 pm
Forum: Outdoor Events 2024 (アウトドアイベント)
Topic: Sunday March 3rd: Takatori Yama Hike, Rock Carvings, Temples, Plum Blossom Festival, Hot Spiced Wine
Replies: 11
Views: 1247

Sunday March 3rd: Takatori Yama Hike, Rock Carvings, Temples, Plum Blossom Festival, Hot Spiced Wine

UPDATES: All details added - with maps. Numbered 1 to 5 but displayed the opposite way on the page. Weather looks go at the moment but cool in the ev…login to view the rest of this post
by Andy OCJ
Fri Aug 11, 2023 9:01 am
Forum: Social Events, Discussion, Contact Us (お問い合わせ), FAQ
Topic: ChatGPT - Planning Hiking Events and Gear List
Replies: 6
Views: 8915

Re: ChatGPT - Planning Hiking Events and Gear List

Are there any free wild hot springs a day from Tokyo? ChatGPT Andy Not bad... found Okukinu. Yes, there are several free wild hot springs (also known as "onsen") within a day's travel from Tokyo. Here are a few options you might consider: Nikko Yumoto Onsen: Nikko is a popular tourist des...
by Andy OCJ
Fri Aug 11, 2023 8:59 am
Forum: Social Events, Discussion, Contact Us (お問い合わせ), FAQ
Topic: ChatGPT - Planning Hiking Events and Gear List
Replies: 6
Views: 8915

Re: ChatGPT - Planning Hiking Events and Gear List

What are the dangers of sawanobori (waterfall or stream climbing)? ChatGPT Sawanobori, also known as waterfall or stream climbing, is a popular outdoor activity that involves ascending waterfalls and streams by climbing, hiking, and sometimes swimming. While it can be an exhilarating and adventurou...
by Andy OCJ
Fri Aug 11, 2023 8:56 am
Forum: Social Events, Discussion, Contact Us (お問い合わせ), FAQ
Topic: ChatGPT - Planning Hiking Events and Gear List
Replies: 6
Views: 8915

Re: ChatGPT - Planning Hiking Events and Gear List

Can you give me a complete hiking event plan for Mount Kumotori? Andy The answer is not bad... if you were making a plan it would be quicker to use this and modify it to suit your plan details.A better answer maybe if the names of each point on the route are given. ChatGPT Of course, I'd be happy t...
by Andy OCJ
Fri Aug 11, 2023 8:52 am
Forum: Social Events, Discussion, Contact Us (お問い合わせ), FAQ
Topic: ChatGPT - Planning Hiking Events and Gear List
Replies: 6
Views: 8915

Re: ChatGPT - Planning Hiking Events and Gear List

Are there free places to stay on the route hiking up Mount Kumotori? ChatGPT As of my last update in September 2021, Mount Kumotori is the highest peak in the Okutama Mountains, located in Tokyo, Japan. Hiking up Mount Kumotori is a popular activity, and there are several free places to stay along ...
by Andy OCJ
Fri Aug 11, 2023 8:47 am
Forum: Social Events, Discussion, Contact Us (お問い合わせ), FAQ
Topic: ChatGPT - Planning Hiking Events and Gear List
Replies: 6
Views: 8915

Re: ChatGPT - Planning Hiking Events and Gear List

Route time climbing Mount Kumotori from Okutama dam ChatGPT The time it takes to climb Mount Kumotori from the Okutama Dam can vary based on factors such as your hiking pace, trail conditions, and rest breaks. The Okutama Dam is a common starting point for climbing Mount Kumotori. One popular route...
by Andy OCJ
Fri Aug 11, 2023 8:42 am
Forum: Social Events, Discussion, Contact Us (お問い合わせ), FAQ
Topic: ChatGPT - Planning Hiking Events and Gear List
Replies: 6
Views: 8915

Re: ChatGPT - Planning Hiking Events and Gear List

Question: I want to climb mount kumotori in August - what do I need? ChatGPT: Mount Kumotori is the highest peak in the Okutama region of Tokyo, Japan. Here's a general list of what you might need for your climb: Appropriate Clothing: Lightweight, moisture-wicking clothing to keep you dry and comfo...
by Andy OCJ
Fri Aug 11, 2023 8:39 am
Forum: Social Events, Discussion, Contact Us (お問い合わせ), FAQ
Topic: ChatGPT - Planning Hiking Events and Gear List
Replies: 6
Views: 8915

ChatGPT - Planning Hiking Events and Gear List

The language program / so called 'AI' can help get basic hiking plans and gear list ready as a base to start from. Can be quicker than typing it all out from memory! We have a lot of previous event details (on the website) which can be copied but the online free program can make a list quickly. You ...
by Andy OCJ
Mon Aug 07, 2023 9:08 pm
Forum: Outdoor Events 2024 (アウトドアイベント)
Topic: August: Cool Weather, Wild Camp, Fire, River Swim, Great Scenery
Replies: 4
Views: 6723

Re: August: Cool Weather, Wild Camp, Fire, River Swim, Great Scenery

Typical Japanese summer .... planning events will need to be a few days before the weekend to get the best forecast for sun/rain, and to dodge the typ…login to view the rest of this post
by Andy OCJ
Mon Jul 31, 2023 7:14 pm
Forum: Outdoor Events 2024 (アウトドアイベント)
Topic: August: Cool Weather, Wild Camp, Fire, River Swim, Great Scenery
Replies: 4
Views: 6723

Re: August: Cool Weather, Wild Camp, Fire, River Swim, Great Scenery

Date is to be decided... with only 1 person it is not enough to spend hours planning and making map details. Hopefully more will reply. You could volu…login to view the rest of this post