Chiba’s Nokogiriyama

Scaling “Sawtooth Mountain”

Donny Kimball
9 min readApr 19, 2019

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The jagged mountainscape of Chiba Prefecture’s Nokogiriyama on the Boso Peninsula

While it pains me greatly to write this, the only place in Chiba Prefecture that most foreign tourists ever really visit is Narita International Airport. This is a real shame as the region is nothing short of a treasure trove of hidden gems that are just waiting to be explored. From the sprawling temple complex of Narita-san to the many historical buildings of Sawara, there’s just…

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Donny Kimball

I'm a travel writer and freelance digital marketer who blogs about the sides of Japan that you can't find in the mainstream media. https://donnykimball.com/