WINTER HIKING in YAKUSHIMA


S1 SHIRATANI UNSUIKYO and TSUJI PASS 

Tsujitoge Pass above Shiratani Unsuikyo in Jan  (3-4 cm of snow)

O1 OKABU TRAIL to JOMON SUGI


The start of the Okabu Trail in Jan (5 cm of snow)

The Okabu Trail in Jan with 5-10 cm of snow

Wilson Stump in the snow
Wilson Stump in Feb with 40-50 cm of snow

Jomon Sugi in Jan with 40 cm of snow


Y1 YODOGAWA TRAIL


Snow at Yodogawa trail entrance
Yodogawa Trailhead in Feb with 15-20 cm of snow

Snow at Yodogawa Hut
Yodogawa Hut in Feb with 20-30 cm of snow and -3ºC/26.6ºF

Hananoego Marsh snow
 Hana-no-ego Marsh in Feb with 30-40 cm of snow and -15ºC/5ºF wind chill