Mt Hakutosan lies south of the Lake Akan onsen (hot spring) district, reaching a peak height of 950 m. From spring to autumn, the Akan Kohan Ski Resort situated here turns into hiking trails for nature lovers, offering points of interest such as wildflower fields and "bokke" mud volcano vents. Heading east from the peak leads to an observation point with a breathtaking view of Mt Oakan-dake and Lake Akan. On summer mornings, you might be so lucky as to experience the "unkai" (sea of clouds) from the mountaintop. The return trip takes about two hours.
- Akancho Akankonsen, Kushiro-shi, Hokkaido
- About 110 minutes from JR Kushiro station by bus
About 90 minutes from JR Kushiro station by car
About 70 minutes from Kushiro Airport by car
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