Sunday, July 24, 2016

Trekking-Day 4-Mt. Yukikura/Mt. Korenge(19.3km)

Nice trekking day.

Continued from Trekking-Day 3-Mt. Asahi.

Day 4
Mt. Yukikura/Mt. Korenge 6:10-14:00
Distance today 19.3km, climb 1,321m, duration 7:31, avg speed 2.6km/h, burned 1,578kcal

CAUTION! The duration in this article is due to my experiences and physical strength, and much shorter than the standard course time. Please plan by yourself considering your own experiences and physical strength when you plan to walk the course.

The day 2. We started at 6:10.
Everyone has already left.

Hakuba mountains to go.
Two years ago, I walked on the right ridge line all the way.

Nice boardwalk.

Mt. Yukikura has round shape from Hakuba side, but it looks steep from Toyama side.

Arrived at Mt. Yukikura at 9 am, in 2 hours 50 minutes while the standard duration is 4 hours 20 minutes.
The view was poor due to the clouds.

Ptarmigan birds.

Keep walking to Hakuba mountains.
Nice trekking.

Arrived at Mikuni-sakai at 10:50, in 4 hours 40 minutes while the standard duration is 6 hours 50 minutes.

We now the trekking trails very well beyond here.
Nice trekking, but we could not see anything of the panorama view.

Arrived at Mt. Korenge at 11:20.
The highest point of today.

Hakuba-Oike lake appears ahead.

Arrived at Hakuba-Oike hut at 12:30, in 6 hours 20 minutes while the standard duration is 8 hours 40 minutes.

We go down to Tsugaike usually, but today we go back to Renge-Onsen.

We ski down on this slope a lot in the snow season.

Tengu-no-niwa terrace.
No visibility.

The hut is down in my sight.

We came back to Renge-Onsen spa at 2 pm, in 8 hours 10 minutes while the standard duration is 10 hours 50 minutes.
The total distance was 19km. Good exercise.

Today the panorama view was poor, but nice cool trekking.

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