Day hike from Shin Kobe Station to Futatabikoen and back, enjoying the autumn colours.
Easy 2-hour hike uphill via impressive waterfalls and a viewpoint before enjoying a shared picnic by the lake for a few hours.
Return to Shinkobe by a different trail; mostly downhill and a little steep in places.
Option to return to Sannomiya by city bus no. 25.
Meeting time: 09:45 a.m.
Meeting place: In the basement area of Kobe Shinkansen Station. At ground level at the top of the long escalators from the Shinkobe subway station.
Wear/Bring: Hiking clothing and hiking shoes, rainwear, warm clothing for later in the day, food and drinks to share with many people, groundsheet to sit on, plate, cup, eating utensils, games to play outdoors and flashlight if you plan on hiking down again with the group. Vending machines and toilets are available at the lake.
Please note that if the weather forecast is bad for 5th November, this event will be brought forward to Saturday 4th November.
When registering to participate, please state whether you will be available on 4th and/or 5th November and also give your mobile phone number.
Please sign up by Email no later than midnight on Sunday 29th October.
Sorry, but this event is only open to IOC members.