Mt. Adatara, Nihonmatsu

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Mount Adatara is a stratovolcano in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.It is located about 15 kilometres southwest of the city of Fukushima and east of Mount Bandai. Its last known eruption was in 1996. An eruption in 1900 killed 72 workers at a sulfur mine located in the summit crater.The mountain is actually multiple volcanoes forming a broad, forested massif. It abuts Mount Azuma, a dormant volcano to the north. The peak is called Minowa-yama. It is the highest peak in the Adatara range, which stretches about 9 km in a north-south direction.The active summit crater is surrounded by hot springs and fumaroles. Sulfur mining was carried out in the 19th century, and 72 mine workers were killed in an eruption in 1900. Poems about Mount Adatara by Kōtarō Takamura from his book "Chieko-sho" helped make it famous.
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  • September 29, 2017
    We went by car. Was going to walk from the trailhead, samall vehicle w / hut, mountain peaks through the mountain was unfortunate rain will change I rename the evil mountain to the piston by using the aerial tramway was. Using the aerial tramway to the Summit 1 hour and a half, can be reached. Was rain in the second half of the trail are maintained until the Middle walkway, walkable, and were like in the swamp. There was often still green but in some places near the Summit of red colored leaves. I think where you can enjoy a variety of fun and pleasant Woods walk on a gentle slope, and rocks in some places, so there is also hot springs trailhead.
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  • June 21, 2017
    Beginner snow climb. Aiming at top nipples from behind Dake hot spring. The distress and difficulty is not high, but have died. Private parking.
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  • June 3, 2017
    Dake Onsen took the 8: 05 behind Mt. bus, ropeway and walked, climbed Mt. adatara, Adachi. Today, as it happens, in that Mount adatara mountain, was a great number of people. In walked the whole way back, resting in the shed (plastic model), walk the nature trail "honto. Honto nature trail was very much Oirase Gorge and beautiful scenery. Back Mt. ropeway station next to the water after the hike, it feels good.
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