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Mt Fuji Hike

August 11, 2019 | | No Comments

GAJET is taking on the tallest mountain in Japan this summer! The overnight hike will begin on the morning of August 11. After a day of hiking, there will be a cabin waiting for the tired travelers. At midnight, we will continue towards the summit (another 4-5 hour hike) and catch the beautiful sunrise.

Spots are limited to 14 people, so sign up ASAP through the registration form here (click here).

Lodging per person is expected to be around 8,500 yen. After signing up, you will receive information on how to electrically transfer this fee to GAJET (payment for lodging is due by July 5th). Please also note that toilets are 200 yen per use, and that there are no showers available up the mountain.

For more information, please visit the Facebook event page.

GAJET Myogi Hike

November 4, 2018 | | No Comments

Join GAJET as they hike one of Gunma’s most challenging mountains… Miyogi! Planned for November 4, this hike isĀ  timed perfectly with the autumn leaves. Two hikes will be available, each one hosted by a Seibu rep. The beginner hike, SEKIMON, will be lead by Ciara. The advanced hike, KANDOU-SAN will be lead by Maja. Both paths are sure to offer excellent views of nature and changing leaves.

As per hiking tradition, an optional stop at the onsen is available afterwards.

If you are interested, please fill out the Google document (click here).

Remember to bring:

  • comfortable clothes and shoes for hiking (it may get colder, so extra layers may be needed)
  • water!!
  • lunch
  • The optional onsen will be 600 yen (bring a towel and a change of clothes!)

For more information, contact your Seibu reps or check out the Facebook event page.

Orihime Park and Shrine

October 20, 2018 | | No Comments

Join GAJET on October 20, as we host a scenic trek at the Ashikaga Prefectural National Park.

Hosted by the your amazing Tobu Rep, this is an opportunity to take in some of Japan’s natural beauty. The casual 3.8 miles walk will take approximately three hours.

The plan is to meet at Ashikaga Station at noon, and then taxi/carpool to the park.

For more information please contact your Tobu Rep, or check out the Facebook event page.