Gary J. Wolff

Biography

Gary Joe Wolff is a Tokyo-based university professor, corporate communications consultant, actor/model, 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.

For the past 17 years, Gary has taught both undergraduate and graduate engineering and science students in the School of Science and Technology at one of Japan's oldest and most prestigious private universities.

Also, since first arriving on Japanese shores, he's served as a specialist in intercultural corporate training for Japanese engineers and managers in preparation for their overseas assignments, and has taught at over 80 different companies, schools, and agencies.

In his free time, Gary enjoys mountain climbing and has scaled all of the 25 highest mountains in Japan. He has found living in Japan to be a truly fascinating and rewarding cultural experience, and claims to still have a few more books on his mind.

Stay tuned to Gary's latest updates from Japan @ GaryJWolff.com !

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Books

GW’s 2016 Wild West Road Trip: 28 days, 7700 miles, 8 states, and 10 national parks
Price: Free! Words: 13,560. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
My road trip, taken Aug. 15 – Sept. 11, 2016, was without question the most magnificent vacation of my entire 6-decade lifetime. This eBook includes not only my story, but 87 trip photos and 34 links to my road trip video. I sincerely hope you will enjoy reading this documentation of my 2016 summer road trip to America's beautiful Rocky Mountain States, just as if you were there with me! :-)
Climbing Mt. Fuji: Tips, Q&A, and Climber Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,930. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,600. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
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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