The route: for beginners.
Time: 3 hours.
Mt. Futago is one of the popular hiking spots of Tateshina and Yatsugatake Mountains. This mountain has 3 different beautiful aspects. On the top of Mt. Futago, it has great panorama view and open field. You can see Mt. Tateshina.
Futago ponds that are another feature of this trail. They are surrounded by the beautiful forest. Especially, Japanese larch is beautiful. The ponds are very quiet and mirror the mountains.
Then, the forest of moss are so quiet and beautiful with green carpets. It's the art of the nature, and natural Bonsai.
Kikko Pond is another beautiful pond on this trail. Its water is so pure.