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If you want to enjoy a challenging hiking traverse in the highest mountains of the Daisetsuzan Area, this trip is for you!
This is a 6-day adventure, traversing the longest route in Daisetsuzan National Park, located in the center of Hokkaido.
We will travel from Asahidake (the highest mountain on the Island, at 2290 m) to Mt Furano (1912 m). On the way, we’ll admire the beautiful natural environment of this region.
I recommend this tour to hikers with extensive experience in long treks. During the night, we will stay in a mountain hut and also in tents.
Please contact me if you want to be a part of this unforgettable hike in Daisetsuzan. I will be glad to guide you there!
Price per person
- Guiding fee
- Mountain guide's expenses
What happens if I need to cancel the trip?
If you decide to cancel, you’ll get a 100% refund (minus fees) if the cancellation is notified up to 60 days before the start of the tour, a 75% refund (minus fees) if you cancel between 59 and 30 days before the start of the tour, and a 50% refund if you cancel between 29 and 21 days before the start of the tour. If you cancel less than 21 days before the first day of the tour, you won’t receive a refund. Take into account, however, that if accommodation, flights or transfers were included in the trip you booked, then a different policy may apply as the guide will be bound by the provider’s cancellation policy.
What happens if the guide cancels the trip because of bad weather/unsuitable conditions?
If bad weather or unsuitable conditions force the guide to cancel the trip, he or she will: a) propose a similar activity at a different place where conditions are better, or b) propose to postpone the activity until a later date, or c) cancel. If you refuse option a), our cancellation policy will apply. Please note, however, that the call to cancel a trip due to bad weather can only be made by the guide (not the client).
What happens if the guide doesn’t show up or cancels for personal reasons?
If the guide cancels for reason of injury or other, you will get a 100% refund on your trip.
Day 1 to 6:
Traverse in Daisetsuzan National Park
Our tour will be starting from Asahidake onsen (hot spring). From there I will guide you to Asahidake (2,291m), Hakuundake(2,230m), Tomuraushi(2,141m), Oputateshike (2,013m), Bieidake(2,052m), Tokachidake(2,077m) and Furanodake(1,912m).
Total walking hours will be about 5-8 hours each day.
Accommodation fee JPY 4,000 per person / night
-Required fitness level: need to have good strength for 5-8 hours hike in a day.
-Previous experience: enough experience in long walking
This items are not included in the price:
About the Guide
I wish you a very warm welcome from Hokkaido, the north island of Japan. The dream spot for any fan of powder skiing!
I'm Jun, I'm a JMGA (Japan Mountain Guides Association) mountain and ski guide. I'm also a ski and telemark instructor. I graduated from the Hokkaido University. I have been skiing all around Hokkaido and I know every corner of this incredible island. I'm also an expert in avalanche safety management.
I'm guiding my friends and clients in all the most beautiful places of Hokkaido: Shiretoko (UNESCO World Nature Heritage), Daisetsuzan National Park, Rishiri, Niseko, Yotei volcano, Asahikawa... hiking, skiing and mountaineering.
Have a look to the different tours I propose to have more info on what you can experience here and get in touch with me. I will be very happy to help you organising your trip and guide you in our beautiful mountains. I'm also the director of the Hokkaido Mountain Guides Association (HMGA) which includes around 84 guides.
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