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Dominates the views from the Shiretoko Highway

On the drive over the top of the Shiretoko Highway Mt Rausu dominates the beautiful views up into... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2016
GraftonRiverguide
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Grafton, Australia
High adrenaline hike in bear territory between Rausudake and Iozan

Many Japanese hike to the top of Rausudake but few tackle the 2-day loop through Io-Zan. It is... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2015
Pierre W
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Brussels, Belgium
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8 Nov 2016
“Dominates the views from the Shiretoko Highway”
2 Sep 2015
“High adrenaline hike in bear territory between Rausudake and Iozan”
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

On the drive over the top of the Shiretoko Highway Mt Rausu dominates the beautiful views up into the Shiretoko National Park. The best views, and the safest for the driver, are from the observatory area at the top of the pass. My understanding from...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2015

Many Japanese hike to the top of Rausudake but few tackle the 2-day loop through Io-Zan. It is described in the LP Hiking in Japan guidebook, but thr Shiretoko Nature Centre has a small map for free too. The ridge is serious bear territory. I...More

2  Thank Pierre W
Reviewed 21 October 2014

Excellent trek and climb to the top of Rausudake to view the Shiretoko range, and enjoy great autumn colors!

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Reviewed 24 July 2013

While we get there, there are groups of photographers stand-by with some birding photos. We do not know what they after but the view of the ocean and the snow tips of the mountain open one heart.

1  Thank AnnisaTong
Reviewed 9 August 2012

The peak of Rausudake is one of the Top 100 peaks in Japan and well worth the 8 hours on the trail. The trailhead is a bit of a way out of Utoro and hard to get to without a car, as the buses don't...More

2  Thank happyaussiesSydney
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