Mt. Kusatsu-Shirane, Kusatsu-machi

3.9
#2 of 8 in Nature in Kusatsu-machi
At Mt. Kusatsu-Shirane, experience the power of an active volcano and see unusual emerald acidic lakes with yellow sulfur floating on the surface. Standing at 2,160 m (7,086 ft), the volcano attracts hikers and nature lovers year-round. In spring and summer, trek along numerous trails leading past craters, lakes, peaks, and nearby waterfalls. Ski in winter, and in fall enjoy the vibrant autumn colors. The ski ropeway and chairlift operate all year, for easy access to the summit. Due to its active volcanic nature, verify if the peak is open to the public before you go. Put Mt. Kusatsu-Shirane and other Kusatsu-machi attractions into our Kusatsu-machi online trip maker , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • I went a long way because of the eruption, but I couldn't climb to Ogama. It's just a pass. I wanted to show my children that Blue, which I still remember when I was a child, but it was a shame.
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  • It passes by Shiraneyama to get out from Nagano to Kusatsu, but it is closed after 5 o'clock in the evening because it is within the range of the iriyama regulation. Bikes and open cars are closed all day long. When the weather is nice, the scenery is wide.
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  • Mt,Shirane claim from the parking about 20minutes very hard.But very beautiful lake waiting for you.the lake color emerald green very beautiful!
  • i was there for the eruption!!!! it was amazing :D
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