Snow hike, Akagi yama

Sunday February 4, 2024

Akagi yama, Gunma

Difficulty 4 Number of Days 1 Gunma


One day Akagi snow hike on February 4th, Sunday.

We will walk at Akagi area, Gunma and visit two peaks, Mt. Kurobi (1828m) and Mt. Komagatake (1685m).
After the hike, we will visit a nice onsen nearby.

Since this event is snow hike (NOT snowshoe hike), I recommend to bring your own crampons.
Kei-eisen (軽アイゼン) is enough for this hike.
6-point type, 4-point type, and chain spikes are available at Mont-Bell shop (Q't).

You can use TWMC's crampons (first come first served basis).
Unfortunately, rental gear is not available there.

*Difficulty level : 4 out of 5.

Route time : 4~ 5 hours.

*Meeting time and place : 5:00 at Tsukuba center car parking.

*What to bring:

  • Hiking shoes (must be waterproof)
  • Crampons
  • Gaiters
  • Warm and waterproof clothes and gloves
  • Rain gear
  • Snacks and lunch
  • Drinks

*Expected Cost:

  • Car and highway transportation per car : 13,000 yen for highway toll per a car with ETC and gas for 370km
  • Rent a car if necessary : to be announced
  • Onsen : 1000 yen?
  • Club fee : 300 yen
  • Insurance (I usually buy mont-bell insurance :

If necessary, we will use a rental car.

*Please send an email with your information. First-come, first-served basis!
1) Your name.
2) Can you bring your car with snow tires?
3) Your phone number.

Please feel free to ask me if you have questions or request.

Kotaro Makino