Snow hike Nikko

Saturday February 11, 2023

Difficulty 3 Number of Days 1 Tochigi


This is the first announcement of one day Nikko snowshoe hike on Feb. 11th Saturday.

We will walk Senjogahara (戦場ヶ原) area, Nikko, Tochigi. The destination is frozen Iori-daki waterfall (庵滝)
(Perhaps I will change the route depending on the course condition and participants.)
After the hike, we will visit nice onsen.

I found a very recent Japanese hiking report on the internet.

Rental gears (a pair of snowshoe and poles) are available. Just 1000 yen!

Rental water proof shoes for snowshoe is also averrable.

Details about the hike
Difficulty level : 3 out of 5.
The expected highest temperature today is -3 ℃.
Route time : 4~ 5 hours.
*Meeting time and place : 6:00 at Tsukuba center car parking.

*What to bring:
Hiking shoes (must be waterproof)
Warm and waterproof clothes and gloves
Rain gear
Snacks and lunch

*Expected costs:
Car and highway transportation : 5480 yen for highway toll per a car with ETC and gas for 350km
Rent a car if necessary : to be announced
Rental gear : 1000 yen
Onsen : 1000 yen?
Club fee : 300 yen

*Please send an email with your information no later than 20th (Sunday) if you want to join us. First-come, first-served basis!

1) Your name.
2) Can you bring your car with snow tires?
3) Your phone number.
4) Do you want to use rental gears?

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


Kotaro Makino