April 19th 2pm: Tokyo Outdoor Shop Tour - good cheap boots, trousers, shirts etc

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April 19th 2pm: Tokyo Outdoor Shop Tour - good cheap boots, trousers, shirts etc

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Title & Date [タイトル, 日付]:April 19th 2pm: Tokyo Outdoor Shop Tour - good cheap boots, trousers, shirts etc

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Travel Details, Meeting Time & Place [[旅行の詳細, 集合時間と場所]

Okachimachi JR station north exit 2pm sharp.

We will look at boots first - on special discount.
Some 3,800en, others 6,900en. Mens and ladies Vibram sole/gortex boots.

I bought and tested 18,000en boots and good. They were on sale 6,900en.Later.... Ogawamachi London Sports - trousers, shirts, hats, other clothing and rucksacks.
Ladies Marmot trousers bargain at 2,600en.

Maybe Jimbocho outdoor shops.

1. There is new outdoor stuff in Ogawamachi London Sports (near subway and opposite Victoria Sports).

https://mapsengine.google.com/map/edit?mid=zpMoqK9UbNu4.k7pWKlgTkbXwSome very cheap... I got last pair of ExOfficio trousers - 430 yen only!!!

Ladies Trousers
Marmot ladies trousers for  2,540en (2,800 -15% extra). Others are about 3,500en but big brand names.
Hats are cheap also.

Try asking for old stock Exofficio trousers - good for March-December in most places. They are very cheap.


Near London Sports in Okachimachi/Ueno I also  got a pair of Danner goretex vibram sole boots for 6,900en (supposed to be 17,000en). They are marked a little (1 black mark) so discounted. Maybe cheaper brand but look good/ About 80m past London Sports and corner shop on the right when walking from Okachimachi to Ueno.

I bought...
Danner TREKBLAZER IV  /  Danner TREKBLAZER 4 (sale 6,900en)

Most places online are selling these boots for 18,000en - this is a cheap shop! Shop is called 'Foot Monkey';


There are other designs and brands for men and women. Some very cheap like 3,000en.

Last edited by Andy OCJ on Sat Apr 19, 2014 1:08 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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