VIDEO: Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route in Japan Opens for the 2018 Season

Katy Shipley | | Industry NewsIndustry News

After carving through this year’s snowfall, Japan’s Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route is now open for the season.  Known for it’s amazing Snow Wall Walk when it first opens, the walls reached 17 meters this season.  The route goes through the Northern Japenese Alps from Mt. Tateyama to Mt. Akazawadake.  Known as the “Roof of Japan”, it brings in tourists and mountaineers alike. There are seasonal attractions to see from spring to fall including Japan’s highest waterfall and beautiful alpine vistas and wildlife.  Next time you are looking for an alpine adventure out of the ordinary, check out this gem.


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