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Active Volcano with a beautiful hike route

Mt. Yake unlike Mt. Fuji or other volcanic mountains has a very beautiful hiking route through lush... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2016
507kewald
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Kiyosu, Japan
Worthwhile mountain adventure

Done as a day trip from Matsumoto (long day) or Kamikochi this is a worthwhile hike for those with... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2016
MatsumotoBP
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Matsumoto, Japan
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29 Jan 2016
“Active Volcano with a beautiful hike route”
20 Jan 2016
“Worthwhile mountain adventure”
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Kamikochi, Matsumoto 390-1520, Nagano Prefecture
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Reviewed 30 January 2016

Mt. Yake unlike Mt. Fuji or other volcanic mountains has a very beautiful hiking route through lush green forest. I went there around sept. The weather was perfect to hike light. At the top there is crater lake which was amazing. Also, I could see...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 21 January 2016

Done as a day trip from Matsumoto (long day) or Kamikochi this is a worthwhile hike for those with strong legs and a bit of stamina. Your nostrils will be filled with the rotten egg smell of sulpher on top which is a treat for...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 24 October 2015

The hike up is a grueling one, and pieces of the trail are sketchy, but the reward is so worth it at the top! Plan for 3 hours up, 3 hours down. Take your time to simply soak in the views (and smell some sulfur)...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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