the Northern Japan Alps


Okuhida-Onsengo is surrounded by many famous and beautiful mountains: the Yari-Hotaka mountain range, Mt. Norikura, and Gifu Prefecture’s highest peak, Mt. Kasagatake.
These mountains are commonly called the Northern Japan Alps and the region is also known as the Chubu Sangaku National Park.
Filled with numerous species of alpine plants and animals, the Northern Japan Alps are abundant in natural treasures.

the Northern Japan Alps

The Northern Japan Alps, also known as the Chubu Sangaku National Park, have shaped Okuhida-Onsengo.
The many mountains are open for climbers to enjoy in each of the seasons.

the Northern Japan Alps / Mt. Okuhotaka the Northern Japan Alps / Mt. Okuhotaka the Northern Japan Alps / Mt. Nishihotaka
Mt. Yarigatake
elevation 3,180m
Mt. Okuhotakadake
elevation 3,190m
Mt. Nishihotakadake
elevation 2,909m
the Northern Japan Alps / Mt. Kasagatake the Northern Japan Alps / Mt. Sugoroku the Northern Japan Alps / Mt. Yakedake
elevation 2,898m
Mt. Sugorokudake
elevation 2,860m
Mt. Yakedake
elevation 2,455m
Standard fees for mountain guides
(June to early November)
From April to May
(Mid-November to March)
Daily fee For individuals 30,000 yen 35,000 yen 40,000 yen
For groups 35,000 yen

Mountain lodge guide

Each mountain has lodges for climbers.
Before setting out on a climb, please check here for information on mountain lodges.
(Information on mountain lodges in 2017)

Name Open Phone Address Capacity
Nishiho Sanso All year round +81-263-36-7052
+81-80-6996-2455 (Direct)
1-11-25, Chuo, Matsumoto-shi, Nagano, 390-0811, Japan 250 people
Hotakadake Sanso 27th April to 3rd November +81-578-82-2150
+81-90-7869-0045 (Direct)
504, Kamiokacho Higashimachi, Hida-shi, Gifu, 506-1111, Japan 250 people
Yarigatake Sanso 27th April to 4nd November +81-263-35-7200
+81-90-2641-1911 (Direct)
1-7-2, Uzuhashi, Matsumoto-shi, Nagano, 390-0813, Japan 650 people
Minamidake Goya 1st July to 14th October +81-263-35-7200
+81-90-4524-9448 (Direct)
80 people
Sugoroku Goya 10th June to 20th October Sugoroku Goya
+81-90-3480-0434 (Direct)
Kagamidaira Sanso
+81-90-1566-7559 (Direct)
Sugoroku Goya Office
Shimokamotomachi, Takayama-shi, Gifu, 506-0052, Japan
Sugoroku Goya Office
200 people
Kagamidaira Sanso 1st July to 15th October 120 people
Wasabidaira Goya 10th July to 20th October 60 people
Kurobegoro Goya 10th July to 30th September 60 people
Yaridaira Goya 1st July to 8th October +81-578-89-2523
90, Okuhidaonsengo Kansaka, Takayama-shi, Gifu, 506-1421, Japan 80 people
Kasagatake Sanso 25th June to 15th October +81-578-89-2404
+81-90-7020-5666 (Direct)
Okuhidaonsengo Tochio, Takayama-shi, Gifu, 506-1423, Japan 100 people
Kitahotaka Goya 29th April to 4rd November +81-263-46-0407  (Winter)
+81-90-1422-8886 (Direct)
3-25-8, Asamaonsen, Matsumoto-shi, Nagano, 390-0303, Japan 60 people
Yakedake Goya 13th June to 28th November +81-263-94-2307 (Winter)
+81-90-2753-2560 (Direct / Satellite phone)
1061-1, Azumi , Matsumoto-shi, Nagano, 390-1502, Japan
Matsumoto City Office
20 people

* The medical facilities of the following lodges are open only in the summer time: Nishiho Sanso, Hotakadake Sanso, Yarigatake Sanso, Sugoroku Goya.

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