Day-1: Mt. Shiroumadake (Mt. Shirouma) 白馬岳 in the Northern Japan Alps

Mt. Shiroumadake is 2932m (9619ft) above sea level, and a popular mountain for walking on the largest snowy gorge in Japan.
I will introduce you to Japanese wilderness for 4 days trekking that starts from Tokyo buy bus.

Day-1

Schedule Day-1
  • Express Bus
    Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal バスタ新宿 (Basuta Shinjuku)

    Hakubacho 白馬町 Bus Stop

    It takes 5h 10m.
    Fare: One-way 3700 - 6600 yen
    This terminal is located beside Shinjuku 新宿 Station in Tokyo.

  • Local Bus
    Hakuba-eki (station) 白馬駅 Bus Stop

    Sarukura 猿倉 Bus Stop

    It takes 27m.
    Fare 1000 yen

    A taxi about 4?00 yen to more
  • Trekking
    Sarukuraso 猿倉荘 (Lodge)

    Hakubajiri Goya 白馬尻小屋 (Lodge)

    1h 30m walking

Express Bus

Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳

Reservation is necessary for the express bus.

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Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal バスタ新宿 (Basuta Shinjuku)

Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal
All bus terminals are concentrated at the South Exit of Shinjuku Station
Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳

The bus will stop a few times at the rest areas of highway to have a break on the way to Hakuba. At that time, you can use the bathroom. The break time is usually 10 - 15 minutes. You should definitely be back on the bus by the announced departure time, because the bus company is strict with their time schedule.

Local Bus

Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳

After you get off the express bus you need to quickly walk to the next bus stop in front of Hakuba 白馬 Station.

Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳

Hakuba Station 白馬駅.
Take the local bus. (No reservation)

猿倉線(白馬駅〜猿倉)
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Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳

There are some bus stops in front of Hakuba 白馬 Station. Find the bus stop for Sarukura 猿倉.

Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳

Trekking

Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳

Lodge name
Sarukuraso 猿倉荘

白馬村 村営山小屋
登山・山小屋の宿泊のご案内 Hakuba Mountain Hut

Click this menu on the website (in Japanese) above...
Top page→ご宿泊→施設の案内→猿倉荘

Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳

Hiking Information Center at the lodge 登山相談所
1250m (4101ft)

Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳
Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳

Entrance of Mt. Hakubadake 白馬岳登山口
No admission

Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳
Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳
Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳

中部山岳国立公園 猿倉
Chubusangaku National Park: Sarukura

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Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳
Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳
Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳
Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳
Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳
Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳
Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳
Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳
Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳
Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳
Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳
Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳
Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳

Welcome!

Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳

Lodge name
Hakubajiri-goya 白馬尻小屋

白馬尻小屋 アーカイブ | 白馬館
白馬尻小屋

Reservation is necessary If you stay at the lodge.

Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳

Beer, Coffee, etc.
Food is available between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm.
Curry rice, Noodles, etc.

Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳

1560m (5118ft) at the lodge

Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳
Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳

There is a camping site and bathroom. (No reservation for camping)
Camping fee 1000 yen / person

Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳

My friend and I brought camping equipment and food.

Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳
Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳
Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳
Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳
Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳
Mt. Shiroumadake Mt. Shirouma 白馬岳

Good night⭐


Photos were taken in August 2013.

Day-2: Mt. Shiroumadake (Mt. Shirouma) 白馬岳 in the Northern Japan Alps
Today, the trail goes through the largest snowy gorge in Japan.Then, we will get to the top of Mt. Shiroumadake.
Day-3 Mt. Shiroumadake (Mt. Shirouma) 白馬岳 in the Northern Japan Alps
All the day, you will never get tired of trekking through a variety of scenery, such as the trail going through peaks of mountains, a large pond, a forest , a marsh as well as a ropeway.

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