Friday, 29 June 2007

Japanese-English Climbing Dictionary

I've made a spread sheet containing a small Japanese-English climbing dictionary

I'm sure there are a lot of mistakes and I would be glad for any help I could get.

If you feel that you can contribute, send me an e-mail (my mail-address can be found on my profile page) and I can add you as an collaborator on google docs.

When compiling the list Yuuko Yamaguchi's Japanese translation of Carl J. Ockier's “The Climbing Dictionary” was very helpful. Mr Morimoto and Mr Yamada have also been very helpful.

Friday, 8 June 2007

Mysterious ways

So exactly what does the red light indicate?

Friday, 1 June 2007

Toyota Riverside

Riverside, originally uploaded by Jonas Wiklund.

Wataru Yamada on 黒い鬼 (Kuroi-oni="Black demon") a really cool boulderproblem in a riversida area in Toyota, Toyota g

In an upcoming series here on Thousand Cranes, I will describe some of the more well-known spots around Toyota. A few of them are described in the guide book Free climbing: Nihon 100 Iwaba <4>