Photographic Contributor & Adventurer
Born in Osaka, Japan, Kei works as as graphic designer and his hobbies include hiking and camping. He lives with his wife and his two dogs, Cookie and Sid.
Not being satisfied with Japanese branded mountain gear, he imports his gear from brands located all round the world. He has made lots of friends through his wildly popular Instagram account (found here) including Nat Wagstaff. Being a big fan of Pack Config, he feels honoured to be part of the team. He is glad to have a platform for sharing his experiences in Japan with the rest of the world.
Posts by Kei:
Kei and Ryo are adventure pioneers, so when they recommend a piece of gear to me I sit up and pay attention.read more
Thunder Bird Hills brothers, Kei and Ryo, share why this pouch is an essential piece of kit.read more
Ryo wanted to take on the same the Somon “Death’s” Trail (Kansai region) that last time Kei braved alone. This time they had a Fast and Light strategy.read more
Contributor Kei (Thunder Bird Hills) has updated his EDC pack, dubbing it the Monster Pack… Grizzly for Land, Kraken for Sea and Thunder Bird for Air.read more
Introducing the Thunder Bird Hills brother’s new hiking companion.read more
With a high temperature still in Japan’s winter, the brothers plus their new travelling companion, Chika, head back to the great Mt. Omine in search of snow.read more