North faces still have perfect power conditions from top to bottom as we found out today behind Goryu.
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A high alpine assault of KoRenge (2760m) didn’t disappoint! A beautiful morning saw a group of locals. plus Bill from Alaska and Hans from Norway hiking out from the top of Tsugaike to their target the top of Ko-renge. The plan was to get up quickly following windblown ridge lines and descend south to SaruKura… Read more »
Eric, our new manager at Wadano lodge took a hike off the top of Happo today to check up on the conditions. About 2cm of snow in the valley had translated into knee deep above 2000m. Looking over from the first cairn to Tengu on the main ridge. Looking on towards the ridge up to… Read more »