What to Expect
You can hear " Uguisu" or bush warblers chirping in summer (June - August) while walking and see some "Shima-risu" or chipmunks moving fast under the bush if you are lucky. On sunny days, you can enjoy viewing an amazingly beautiful lake, Lake Kusharo, all the way to the top.
The view of the top is incredibly beautiful and you can see a panoramic view of Shiretoko range of mountains, a part of World Natural Heritage Site and other mountains such as Mt.Oakan( male Akan), Mt.Meakan(female Akan),Mt.Mashu and Mt.Shari. Mt. Rausu, the highest mountain in the Shiretoko mountain range, Mt. Meakan and Mt. Shari are designated as one of the 100 best mountains in Japan.