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Address: Hakusan 920-0000, Ishikawa Prefecture

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mountain climbing

If u love nature and trekking then this is a good stop. flowers are everywhere and mountain climbers are flocking from august till september. This mountain is very challenging to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Katrina Nicole E
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If u love nature and trekking then this is a good stop. flowers are everywhere and mountain climbers are flocking from august till september. This mountain is very challenging to climb. Rocks and slippery way are few to mentioned why its challenging. it w

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Hakusan is easily reached by bus from Kanazawa to Bettodeai, it only runs in the summer. If you attempt a day ascent, you must take the 5.30 am bus. There are 2 mountain huts and a campsite. The climb is direct and steep, in pristine nature, with flowers. Unfortunately i couldn't see any further than 100 meter and then it... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Hakusan is a high mountain locate in the middle of Gifu prefecture, Ishikawa prefecture, and Fukui Prefecture. There must be several paths to get to the peak but I note the way from Ishikawa prefecture side. In the summer time ONLY, there is a public bus near Kanazawa station to the start point of climbing to Hakusan, which name is... More 

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Kanazawa, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Haku-san is one of the three holy mountains in Japan and the other two are Tateyama-san and Fuji-san. We got there by car but I imagine there is a bus available. Once you get to the bottom, you take another bus which takes you to where the trail starts. The trail up is pretty obvious and it only splits up... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Hakusan is one of the three holiest mountains in Japan. The other two are Tateyama and Fujisan. Mt Haku is located in the Ishikawa prefecture and accessed by car or bus. There are several trails that can be found in a web search. It is not a difficult climb until the last few hundred meters which is a scramble over... More 

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