Japan's mountains are treacherous
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Rick M
(rmjapan) - F

Locale: London, UK
Japan's mountains are treacherous on 06/10/2011 20:44:31 MDT Print View

Japan released it 2010 SAR report today. Our annual alpine death toll is always suprising given our relatively short July-Sept. hiking season. Wonder how Japan compares to other countries?

http://www.japantoday.com/category/national/view/no-of-alpine-accidents-hits-record-high-in-2010

Eugene Smith
(Eugeneius) - MLife

Locale: Nuevo Mexico
"Japan's mountains are treacherous" on 06/10/2011 21:42:50 MDT Print View

Wow!

Does it have anything to do with hiking in Japan being a fashion accessory?