Gary J. Wolff
Gary Joe Wolff is a Tokyo-based corporate communications consultant, university lecturer, and all-round nice guy. :-) From Houston, Texas, USA, Gary earned a master's degree in civil engineering from the University of Texas and worked 12 years as a registered professional transportation engineer before moving to Tokyo in 1991.
Since then he's been a specialist in intercultural corporate training for Japanese engineers & managers in preparation for their overseas assignments, and has taught at over 80 different companies, schools, and agencies.
Also, for the past 13 years he has been a part-time lecturer of Science English, Spoken English, and TOEFL/TOEIC Test preparatory classes for electrical engineering, computer science, & agriculture majors in the School of Science and Technology at one of Japan's oldest and most prestigious private universities.
Since his Boy Scout days, Gary has been passionate about the great outdoors, and so in his free time, he tries to get up into the spectacular Japan Alps as often as possible. During the past 2 decades, he has scaled all of the highest 25 peaks in Japan.
Although Gary has published a number of technical and academic papers through the years, only recently has he ventured into book publishing. He has found living in Japan to be a truly fascinating and rewarding cultural experience, and claims to have at least 3 or 4 more books on his mind. Stay tuned to Gary's latest updates from Japan @ www.garyjwolff.com !
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Climbing Mt. Fuji: Tips, Q&A, and Climber Stories
By Gary J. Wolff
Published: September 23, 2013.
Mt. Fuji, Japan’s highest peak, is one of the most beautiful and most visited mountains in the world. The author, who has climbed all of the 29 highest mountains in Japan, has focused on providing all the essential information necessary for future climbers intent on scaling the mountain. If you’re planning to climb Japan’s highest peak, this book will likely prove to be a valuable resource.
The View From The Top Of Japan: My 2-Decade-Long Quest To Scale The Nation’s 25 Highest Peaks
By Gary J. Wolff
Published: September 24, 2012.
Within 4 months of arriving in Japan over 21 years ago, Gary J. Wolff was standing atop Fuji-san, the nation’s highest peak. During the next 2 decades, Gary climbed all of the 29 highest mountains in Japan and 38 of the tallest 50. In this eBook, Gary shares details about Japan’s highest mountains including pics, maps, trail descriptions, and other info based upon his many exciting climbing trips.
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