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Mt. Katsuudake

Katsuyama, Nago 905-0000, Okinawa Prefecture
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Challenging hike for a beginner.

Challenging hike for a beginner but manageable. Since I've never hiked a mountain before we took... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
1jenjen
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New Jersey
Short but challenging; rewarding views!

This hike climbs just about 50 flights in 26 minutes up, 26 minutes down. Rocky and challenging... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
rchendrick15
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Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
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Katsuyama, Nago 905-0000, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Challenging hike for a beginner but manageable. Since I've never hiked a mountain before we took our time. It took us about 35 minutes or so to get up to the top. Navigating the rocky terrain was worth the spectacular views from the top! Wear...More

Thank 1jenjen
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This hike climbs just about 50 flights in 26 minutes up, 26 minutes down. Rocky and challenging footwork. For that reason, I would not recommend wearing a baby in a carrier because balance would be tricky and potentially dangerous. Beautiful views from the top, unless...More

Thank rchendrick15
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Katsuu isn't the tallest peak in the region, but it has an open top, so it has a great view of the island and the ocean. The climb was challenging, going straight up hill instead of in switchbacks. It took our group about 30 minutes...More

Thank Caroline W
Reviewed 7 September 2014 via mobile

"slippery when wet" a beautiful view and good workout! 👍 Make sure to bring plenty of water depending on time of day u go, surely made me sweat!

Thank Fern J
Reviewed 14 April 2013

If you love the outdoors you're going to want to head to Mt Katsuudake. The trail is not a "path" like you might find in other park type areas. There are a lot of rocks which will need to be navigated and it's best to...More

2  Thank Kathryn_Spoor
Reviewed 20 February 2013

This visit was made along with a friend who enjoys climbing. Loaded with camera gear and a backpack, I elected to stay behind and do some wildlife photography. Little did I realize, that climbing a peak opposite to Mt. Katsu, I would eventually be at...More

3  Thank RyukyuMike
Reviewed 7 May 2012 via mobile

A thrilling 20 minute hike that gives you an awesome view of Nago, Nago Bay and Motobu

2  Thank richdjing
Reviewed 28 April 2010

I climbed this mountain with three of my friends last weekend. Beware that this isn't the easiest trek on the island but when you reach the top the view is more than worth it. The "trail" is quite rocky and you will have to literally...More

7  Thank gasman99
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