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* INTRODUCTION:

  We, KYOTO SHIMADZU WANDERVOGEL CLUB (KSW), are one of in-house Sports and Cultural Clubs in Shimadzu Corporation, Kyoto Japan, and are composed of active employees and retired persons in the Kyoto-based Shimadzu offices and its subsidiaries, with around 60 members as of March 31, 2006.  Our regular outdoor meetings include many kinds of mountain activities, such as hill-walking and cleaning-up walks of trailing route nearby Kyoto suburbs; climbing, skiing, cycling throughout Japan and overseas mountaineering trips, etc.

 Since founded in 1960, we are keeping at least bimonthly regular weekend meets every year.  Our KSW have been once introduced in one of the Japanese leading alpine magazines, gYama-Keih in its special edition featuring gKyoto Kitayama (Mountain ranges in northern suburb of Kyoto)h

 

* MEETS CALENDAR IN THE FIRST HALF OF 2006:

Date

Description

Venue

Apr. 8 (Sat)

Cherry Viewing Hike

Mt. Daimonji (466m) - Kyoto

Apr. 22 (Sat)

Mountains in Shiga Pref.

Mt. Tarobo (285m) and Mt. Mitsukuri (370m)

Apr. 29 (Sat)

Round-Kyoto Trail, 1st meeting, Western route

Kiyotaki to Mt. Matsuo (276m)

May 2 - 6

Spring Camp

Japan Alps; Mt. Kashima-Yari (2889m), etc

May 27 - 28

Mount Climbing in Chugoku District

Mt. Nagi (1255m) and Mt. Hiruzens (1179m)

June 4 (Sun)

Clean-up Service along hiking route

Takao to Ochiai, riverside

June 10 (Sat)

KSW Introduction Annual Event

Mt. Pon-Pon Yama

June 24 (Sat)

Not fixed as yet

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July 8 (Sat)

Suzuka Mountain - Mie Pref.

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July end

Summer Camp, 1st program

Japan Alps, in 1-2 overnight trip

July end

Round-Kyoto Trail, 2nd meeting, N. Eastern route

Mt Hiei (848m)

Aug 12 -

Summer Camp, 2nd program

Mountains in Hokkaido

Aug. 25 (Fri)

Annual Beer Party

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