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Ysuyuki Kashu

Shinshu is a great place. Let's enjoy its nature together.

I was born in Fukushima Prefecture, spent my school years in Nagoya, worked as a log cabin builder in Canada, ran MTB races in Africa, designed LSI in Kyoto and Yokohama, worked as a furniture maker in Matsumoto, and now I am a guide in Azumino. I've been enjoying the nature of Shinshu through activities such as mountain climbing and biking, and I'm itching to share this joy with my guests! That's why I'm happy to guide in English or Japanese, in town or in the mountains!


Guide Qualifications - Others
Nagano prefecture Mountain Guide
Nagano Prefecture Regional Interpreter Guide (English)
WMA Field First Aid (WFR Professional Level)
Regional Travel Service Manager
Total Journey Management Director


Shinshu Matsumoto Mountain Guide Association

Mountain areas of expertise

snowless period

Hiking around Tsuga-ike Nature Park, Kazafuki-O-ike、Renge-onsen、Happo Pond、Oguma-yama、Oku-susobana Nature Park area
Hiking around O-machi, Takase dam Nanakura dam, Kurobe dam, Alomg O-ito Line & Hijiri-yama area
Trekking around Ushiro tateyama range south Shirouma-gatake, Hakuba 3mountains, Karamatsu-dake, Goryu-dake, Kashima-yari-gatake & Hachinoki-dake area
Trekking around Gaki-dake, Ariake-yama, Tsubakuro-dake, Otensho-dake, Jonen-dake, Cho-gatake, Otaki-yama, & Yari-gatake from Higashi-kamaone area
Trekking around Yari-gatake, Hotaka mountains Daikiretto, Nishi-hotaka-dake, Gendarme, Kasumi-sawa-dake, Yake-dake & Norikura mountains area

snowy period,snow remaining in season

Snow Hiking around Kamikochi area
Snow Trekking around Cho-gatake & Norikura mountains area in 4April - May, remaining snow season
Snow Trekking around Happo one Happo-ike, Kita-yatsu-gatake, Tengu-dake, I-ou-dake, Tateshina-yama area

Specialized Guide Information

Climbing equipment and tools
Rock ptarmigan, Wild birds
Mountaineering techniques (maps, ropes, etc.)
Trees, forest vegetation, mushrooms

Foreign languages

English Communication skill
Able to communicate in mountaineering terms

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