Hiking The Asahikawa

The 3rd most popular hiking trail in Japan.

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North of Sapporo, the alpine area of Asahikawa is laced with a network of dirt roads and plenty of road side campgrounds. Make sure to hike the forested ridges above the emerald-green waters of Lake Akan.

Overall, Asahikawa is the 3rd most popular hiking trail of all 3 hikes in Japan.


Local Contact(s):  Active Journeys (800) 597-5594.

Recommended Book:  "Hiking In Japan" from Lonely Planet

Recommended Map:  "Japan Road Map" from Atsushi Umeda

Best Season:  Jul. - Aug.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

GPS:  43.771, 142.368

Date Published:  12/30/2015

Date Updated:  7/4/2016

ID:  6762


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