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Mount Yotei information (Mt.Yotei Info)

Mount Yotei is got close to as Ezo Fuji,
It is counted in one of 100 famous mountains in Japan as grand mountain on behalf of Hokkaido.

1,898m above sea level
6,826ha in area

There is the crater in oval of neighborhood about 2km in top in stratovolcano which is pulchritude and is called Ezo Fuji from figure similar to Mount Fuji.
100 or more kinds of alpine plants make bloom in 1,700m above sea level or more, and 130 kinds or more wild birds inhabit from early July through early August. Nature is protected on the beginning and is applied in outdoor rekureshon such as mountain climbing or natural observation.

Mount Yotei management maintenance contact meeting formula Twitter
We update weather information regularly. Please confirm before climbing a mountain!
Q&A about Mount Yotei mountain climbing

Please read before climbing a mountain by all means.
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Mount Yotei brochure (Mt.Yotei Guide BOOK)

Mount Yotei information (news)

In backcountry alert (February 12, 2020 update)

About use of evacuation hut after manager descent from a mountain (October 8, 2019 update)

About approach of typhoon No.17 (September 20, 2019 update)

About 2019 Mount Yotei becoming a peer snow (September 19, 2019 update)

About change of mountain climbing badge postage (September 19, 2019 update)

About temperature of the evacuation hut neighborhood (September 2, 2019 update)

About influence of typhoon No.10 ⓶ (August 16, 2019 update)

About influence of typhoon No.10 (August 15, 2019 update)

About heavy rain expectation from night of August 8 to August 9 (August 8, 2019 update)

About heavy rain expectation from evening of July 26 to 27th (July 26, 2019 update)

About poor physical condition climbing a mountain (July 26, 2019 update)

Mount Yotei mountain climbing attention awakening (July 19, 2019 update)

About Kutchan hirafu course fallen tree (June 12, 2019 update)

2019 (Raiwa 1) Kutchan hirafu course opening of the mountaineering season (June 6, 2019 update)

About the Shikotsu-Toya National Park-designated 70th anniversary (June 6, 2019 update)

List of 2019 (Raiwa 1) relations municipalities opening of the mountaineering season schedules (May 28, 2019 update)

About 2019 evacuation hut manager permanent residence period (January 30, 2019 update)

Mountain climbing information

≪The summer≫ 
・Climbed people need the equipment that can support any weather as weather is easy to change
・For mountain trail and protection of alpine plant, please send the tip rubber chief with stock for mountain climbing assistance by all means
・Please bring water, all the food
・Please plan where evacuation hut is used to arrive one hour before sunset
・When accommodation is possible, please call Kutchan-cho office sightseeing section (0136-23-3388)
   ※Contact is not connected because we are absent on Saturday, Sundays and holidays.
 It is not "reservation", but grasps the number of the groups and the date and time in the secretariat and managers for evacuation hut.

≪The winter season≫
・Mountain climbing is in danger of most including accident and snowslide for the winter season.
・Iriyama who it is self-responsibility, and is impossible, please certainly just stop independent action without performing.
・I would like submission of report of mountain climbing beforehand.
・Please wear snowslide beacon for emergency.

※About use of evacuation hut of the winter season
・Watchman descends a mountain after the middle of October, and evacuation hut becomes uninhabited.
・As the front entrance is closed down, please go in and out than the second-floor door using ladder.
・Person using hut fills out user list, and please pay money of cooperation to coin box.
・We cannot rent blanket, sleeping bag.

Mount Yotei gallery