Model courseM-2Mt.Hachikubo trekking

Area
Middle Izu Area - Izu city
Geological age
One of the monogenetic volcanoes belonging to the Izu Tobu Volcanic group which erupted about 17,000 years ago.
Course
Start: Amagi Visitor CenterMt.HachikuboAmagi Visitor Center:goal
Distance
Walk about 4.4km (cumulative altitude 360m)
Time required
About 4 hours
Difficulty
Light climbing (for a good walker)
Meeting place
Amagi Visitor Center
Dismissing:Amagi Visitor Center

Highlights

Through this mini trekking, you will surely come to recognize that Mt.Hachikubo is in fact a volcano.

  • Start: Amagi Visitor Center

    We will meet at Amagi visitor center which is set up in "Showa no Mori Kaikan" at Road Station "Amagi Goe".

  • Scoria Layer Outcrop

    You can see the outcrop of scoria (low-viscosity lava splash) layers that were piled up at the foot of Mt.Hachikubo.

  • Maruyama Lava Flow

    We will see the traces of the lava flowed from Mt.Maruyama which was active at the same time as Mt.Hachikubo.

  • Mt.Hachikubo Crater

    You will enter the crater of the beautiful scoria hill erupted about 17,000 years ago.

  • Panoramic Views

    When weather is blessed, you can get panoramic views of Mt.Fuji, the Southern Alps and the mountain ranges of West Amagi.

Entry fee
Adult: 2,000yen Elementary and middle school student: 1,000 yen
Number of participants
2 to 10 people
Reservation
Please reserve one week in advance.
What to wear and bring
Walking clothes, footwear (for walking on rocky ground), hat, rain gear, drinks, etc.
Notice
Canceled in case of heavy rain or storm
Cancellation on the day will be fully charged.
Application
Izu Peninsula Geo Guide Association

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