Mt. Shirane, Kusatsu-machi

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At Mt. 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. Shirane and other Kusatsu-machi attractions into our Kusatsu-machi online trip maker , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • October 3, 2017
    The water color was truly mysterious and awesome. It's a bit of hiking up to the peak and you can't see the lake up close these days, but it's worth it. Just one thing, I wish the weather wasn't too f...  more »
  • September 17, 2017
    Kusatsu-Shirane mountain is nearby Fong-seems to call the three mountains, including peaks and this Shirane, is this word of mouth this Shirane 2171 m above sea level. Riding the ropeway and lift, on foot in about 30 minutes will take you to the Summit. Road to old water boiling volcanic vents and rocky landscapes, wonderful. Kusatsu Onsen, Mt. Asama and Mt. views at the Summit. Physical strength when there is hot water boiler in emerald green and both within one day.
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  • September 14, 2017
    In August, pond Lotus bloomed yet. I think things start soon leaves this world is so great. From may until October, conducts monthly. Silver considerably coming because there is driving attention.
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