Mt. Kusatsu-Shirane, Kusatsu-machi

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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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  • Currently the alert level was increased to 2, could not go until the hot water boiler. It is a pity! It is good you can check before you go.
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  • 20 minutes walk from the parking lot looks hot water boiler. There are help to walk to the starting stock.  During good weather, climb the Northern Alps views in the distance! I think the situation recently, eruption, not now.
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  • The lake formed by the volcano really is beautiful! During the ascent I thought it wouldn't be worth it, but upon arriving, was really awesome.
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  • i was there for the eruption!!!! it was amazing :D
  • Mt,Shirane claim from the parking about 20minutes very hard.But very beautiful lake waiting for you.the lake color emerald green very beautiful!
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  • A nice place, but I'm often road open or close,?? Closed suddenly today it is no study on the volcanic eruption, no remorse to the idea of disaster prevention anxiety remains. Level 1 is closed. They could respond to a sudden volcanic eruption after what? Car ran into a hazard level areas evolved to trespassing. You can create such a situation?
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  • 2018.1.23 am 9:59 small eruptions 🌋, occurrence of new craters (1) mirror pond North ↔ ️ aerial tramway mountain station between (craters) (2) mirror pond Northwest ↔ are 庇wa reports from the latest stone is between the ️ Shirane this yamami lookout view lift station (crater) trained in self-defense, and the coast. After. We wish to repose ⚠ ️ admission upon prior to confirm
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