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Trekking at Mt. Ontake

Travel Information

Trekking at Mt. Ontake (御嶽山トレッキング) is one of the popular trekking located in Kiso, Nagano Prefecture. Mt. Ontake is one of the 100 best Japanese mountains. It is 3,067m and takes about 5 hours round trip. You can travel to the middle of the mountain by the ropeway. From the top of the mountain, you can see the great view. After the eruption of Mt. Ontake in 2014, the route to the top is re-open now.

Toruist Info.
There are parking and restroom.
Ropeway: 2600 JPY for a round trip.
Season: The middle of June to the beginning of November.

Access
0. at Kiso Fukushima Station.
1. use a shuttle bus to Ontake Ropeway.


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Trekking at Mt. Ontake
Mt. Ontake is an active stratovolcano and the altitude of Kengamine, the summit of Mt. Ontake, is 3,067m from the sea level. Mt. Ontake is the 2nd tallest active volcano next to Mt. Fuji. It is located south side of Kita-Alps. Mt. Ontake is the border of Gifu and Nagano Prefecture. It is chosen 100 best Japanese mountains, new 100 best Japanese mountains, 100 best Japanese flower mountains and Gifu 100 best mountains.

There is a restaurant on the upper station of the ropeway. It has a great observatory.