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
Mt.Kasagatake elevation 2,898m Mt. Sugorokudake elevation 2,860m Mt. Yakedake elevation 2,455m
Standard fees for mountain guides
  Summer (June to early November) Spring From April to May Winter (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 2020)
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 3nd November +81-263-35-7200 +81-90-2641-1911 (Direct) 1-7-2, Uzuhashi, Matsumoto-shi, Nagano, 390-0813, Japan 400 people
Minamidake Goya 1st July to 13th 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 +81-577-34-6268 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 +81-90-8863-3021(Direct) 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 3rd 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 16th June to 24th November +81-90-9358-7364 (Winter) +81-90-2753-2560 (Direct / Satellite phone) 1061-1, Azumi , Matsumoto-shi, Nagano, 390-1502, Japan Matsumoto City Office 25 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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