We attempted to do our “Futarasan Hike Nantai Mountain Nyoho Mountain” that we will host 3 times a year, keep up-to-date on our event page for the Futarasan Hike – Nantai Mountain & Nyoho Mountain > Starting the hike in the Nikko Unesco World Heritage area near Futarasan Shrine. the path at the base of(…)
It is October 24th and the autumn leaves Nikko Japan are at their peak in some areas and finishing in others. Progress report 2012, click here > Autumn Leaves on Lake Chuzeji near Nantai Mountain, Nikko Japan The wind was blowing and it was quite cold today. That’s snow-capped Shirane Mountain in the background.(…)
Current Autumn Leaves report Fallen maple leaf & birch bark, Mijina Bay, Lake Chuzenji and Nantai Mountain. Really looking forward to some great hikes this autumn to see the autumn foliage (koyo). Especially looking to complete the info and make a link for the Lake Kirikomi / Lake Karikomi 9.7km 4:20hr Class 2 * hike on(…)
The other side of the main road through Senjogahara has a great park for picnics and resting.
Current Autumn Leaves report A general Store at the Akanuma trail head for Senjogahara. General Store Akanuma bus stop Senjogahara
At the foot of Nantai is a cute park that’s great for picnicking and rest
Current Autumn Leaves report a little bit of color scattered around Lake Chuzenji
about 2/3 of the way up the hiking trail on Mt. Nantai from Chuzenji Lake is a wonderful view of Lake Yuno and the northern tip of Senjogahara. Lake Yu from hiking train on Nantai Mountain 湯ノ湖 translated literally is Yu No Ko ~ Lake of hot-spring water Lake Yuno? Lake of Yu, Lake Yu?
Along the path from Ryuzu Falls to Yuno Lake there are many views of Nantai Mountain. It can get really cold when you are hiking. The wind can gust over the moor / marshland at high speed since there are no trees to hold it back. Many people do walk the paths during the winter(…)
It was one of those moonrises where you can see the glow of the moon behind an object. Here that object is Mt. Nantai on on a cool September evening. Some pine trees on the distant ridge line are seen in front of the moon.