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Mt. Rishiri

Rishiri-cho, Rishiri-gun, Hokkaido
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Awesome place to be

When you are driving towards Wakkanai if you choose root 106 you can see the mountain in the... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2016
Prasad T
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Kutchan-cho, Japan
Traverse hike, descent by Kutsugata route

The main trail from Oshidomari is rather easy and not extremely steep. I was at 4.45 am at the... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2015
Pierre W
,
Brussels, Belgium
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22 Jul 2016
“Awesome place to be”
8 Sep 2015
“Traverse hike, descent by Kutsugata route”
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Rishiri-cho, Rishiri-gun, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

When you are driving towards Wakkanai if you choose root 106 you can see the mountain in the Rishiri island rising form the sea. You have to take a 2 hour ferry ride to reach the island and the climb is a tough one day...More

1  Thank Prasad T
Reviewed 9 September 2015

The main trail from Oshidomari is rather easy and not extremely steep. I was at 4.45 am at the trailhead and 8 am at the top. Then descent by the smaller Kutsugata, more beautiful too but more difficult, mainly the traverse at the top. When...More

3  Thank Pierre W
Reviewed 24 March 2013

This mountain is the only reason to visit this island. It is climbable in a day if you start early and hustle. Climb only on a clear, sunny, windless day with not a cloud in the sky. Conditions here change extremely fast, so this mountain...More

3  Thank miharashi
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Gill_M2525
2 September 2016|
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Response from Prasad T | Reviewed this property |
No. If you plan to do hiking all the trails are well marked. Ferry can be reserved online using Google translator. Have seen lot of English speakers manage without any issues.
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