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Mount Kusatsu-Shirane-san

Travel Guide - Mount Kusatsu-Shirane-san

InformationInformation

Mt. Kusatsu-Shirane-san is a 2,160 meters high active volcano. You can go to the summit of the mountain by ropeway. The 2.4-kilometer journey between Sesshogawara (Dry River of Death) and the summit takes 8 minutes. In the winter you can take in the famous Kusatsu International Ski Slopes below you, and in the summer you can gaze upon the magnificent natural landscape. This commanding view of Kusatsu Onsen is an absolute must.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Ropeway: 9:00 - 16:20

ClosedClosed

  • Ropeway: May and November (for maintainance)

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free
  • Ropeway: 1,500 yen (General, Adult) *round trip
  • Ropeway: 750 yen (Child) *round trip

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • Ropeway: 40 minutes from JR Naganohara-Kusatsuguchi Station by the bus bound for Shirane Kazan. Get off at Sesshogawara Bus stop, then transfer to the ropeway at Sanroku Station.
  • 60 minutes from JR Naganohara-Kusatsuguchi Station by the bus bound for Shirane Kazan. Get off at the last stop, then walk 20 minutes.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 158, Kusatsu Shirane Kokuyurin, Kusatsu-machi Agatsuma-gun, Gumma, 377-1711

TweetsTweets

zoomingjapan @zoomingjapan - 2018-08-11
Gunma rescue chopper crashes near Mount Kusatsu-Shirane with nine aboard | The Japan Times https://t.co/pjTznLZftf
• Jhay • @jdesignz - 2018-08-11
Gunma rescue chopper crashes near Mount Kusatsu-Shirane with nine aboard https://t.co/1xyhyLTPnZ
Airport Webcams @AirportWebcams - 2018-08-10
BREAKING: 9 feared dead after crash of Bell 412EP JA200G near Mount Kusatsu-Shirane in Gunmu Prefecture (NW of Toky… https://t.co/DttSKJm3ii
Dougy's Daily Digest @skinnergj - 2018-08-10
Gunma rescue chopper crashes near Mount Kusatsu-Shirane with nine aboard https://t.co/N5lIaUmS1v via @skinnergj
Japonic Love @Jp_Jp_Jp_Jp_Jp_ - 2018-08-10
Japan Times Gunma rescue chopper with nine aboard vanishes near Mount Kusatsu-Shirane https://t.co/A4MHzKD6fKhttps://t.co/tUz7z27BkD
The Japan Times @japantimes - 2018-08-10
Gunma rescue chopper crashes in mountains with nine aboard; eight victims found https://t.co/x176Il8wJ9
The Japan Times @japantimes - 2018-08-10
Gunma rescue chopper with nine aboard vanishes near Mount Kusatsu Shirane https://t.co/BqPmkesumQ
Weblogy @weblogyhamburg - 2018-08-10
Gunma rescue chopper crashes near Mount Kusatsu-Shirane with nine aboard

#Japan #HelicopterCrash

Via japantimes

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XDJapan @WYJapan - 2018-08-10
The Japan Times Gunma rescue chopper crashes in mountains with nine aboard; eight victims found… https://t.co/r2FHywP0IW
★ Claudia @ ./lsd @liquidskydesign - 2018-08-10
Gunma rescue chopper with nine aboard vanishes near Mount Kusatsu Shirane https://t.co/ZSA6WkRbil #japan
長野ニュース @naganonews - 2018-08-10
Gunma rescue chopper crashes near Mount Kusatsu-Shirane with ... - The Japan Times
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Andrew Stone @FreedomRingsNew - 2018-05-10
Alaska Quake 7.9 MAG – Tsunami Warning Cancelled – Deadly Mount Moto-Shirane Kusatsu https://t.co/wDgZ18YXKV https://t.co/lHFEbW1l4m
Maggie González @emaglem - 2018-05-01
Night falls over Mount Kusatsu-Shirane a series of volcanic peaks just outside the town of Kusatsu Onsen, #Japan.… https://t.co/PADpGbsoK7
Mike Lisanke @lisanke - 2018-04-24
GSM Update 4/23/18 - Mt Sakurajima (桜島) Erupts - UK Cold Blast - Mount Kusatsu-Shirane - YouTube https://t.co/sRB2v6D44J
Francis C Worrall @FrancisCWorrall - 2018-04-23
Gary Walton Gordon S Hervey
NHK World News, Japan 1 hour ago
Volcanic alert raised at Mt. Kusatsu-Shirane
The vo… https://t.co/Xz8IL6QsUZ
MAMPHL @MAMPHL - 2018-04-23
Grand Solar Minimum Update 4/23/18 - Mt Sakurajima (桜島) Erupts - UK Cold Blast - Mount Kusatsu-Shirane - Government… https://t.co/6h9GzoOLkD
NewsUpdate24 Extra @NewsUpdate24Ext - 2018-04-23
VA-20180422-62744-JPN - Volcano Activity - Japan - Asia: The volcanic alert level for Mount Kusatsu-Shirane in cent… https://t.co/IC1yWlEKvA
Oppenheimer Ranch Project @Diamondthedave - 2018-04-23
Grand Solar Minimum Update 4/23/18 - Mt Sakurajima (桜島) Erupts - UK Cold Blast - Mount Kusatsu-Shirane - Government… https://t.co/bt6hFmxUPD
Zsolt Boszormenyi @hunnomad - 2018-04-23
RSOE EDIS Event Report - The volcanic alert level for Mount Kusatsu-Shirane in central Japan have been raised due t… https://t.co/UKq5zNFKNW
StormchaserNYC @StormchaserNYC - 2018-03-17
@MammothMountain Your lava dome ski resort has got shallow quakes in your area, not fault related. These are volcan… https://t.co/TbMYwdDQME
Gina 🙄 🐝 @Regina_911 - 2018-03-11
Japan volcano eruption was ‘UNEXPECTED’ as warning expert 'admits they were CLUELESS' https://t.co/TMXuZ1K8h9
UntoldBook @Untold_Book - 2018-02-07
Recent Rings Of fire #Earthquake Activities
1 #Taiwan east #Hualien
2 #Indonesia🇮🇩 Mount #Sinabung Eruption & West… https://t.co/Hm2zwgptvl
Kiyoshi Hara @discardedbacon - 2018-02-05
10 days after eruption, Mount Kusatsu-Shirane remains off limits (2/4 NHK WORLD) https://t.co/GrefrqNkkw #jishin_e
Gekko the second @gekkosecond - 2018-01-31
Volcanic activity on Mount Zao, Kusatsu-Shirane - News - NHK WORLD - English https://t.co/jkTDIcpJoJ
Faz Fzingo @Theophany1 - 2018-01-30
Volcanic activity on Mount Zao, Kusatsu-Shirane - NHK WORLD https://t.co/PQGBhXZGsi via #hng #news #weather https://t.co/FE17p2g2VD
geosys @geosysjp - 2018-01-30
Volcanic activity on Mount Zao, Kusatsu-Shirane - News - NHK WORLD - English https://t.co/jn22Ckz59h
남호준 @skaghdcns - 2018-01-30
#Volcanic activity on #Mount_Zao, #Kusatsu_Shirane - News - #NHK WORLD
https://t.co/DJXcmeuQc6
Jeannie Curtis @VolcanoJeannie - 2018-01-28
Volcanic activity still high on Mt.Kusatsu-Shirane - @NHKWORLD_News
27 JAN 2018. The Japanese Meteorological Agenc… https://t.co/WfhngQ3MTx
Magic 96.5 @magic965 - 2018-01-28
A dozen or more were injured after Mount Kusatsu-Shirane's eruption caused an avalanche near a ski resort. https://t.co/Ct5R2vXiIT
WKCY-AM @newsradiowkcy - 2018-01-27
A dozen or more were injured after Mount Kusatsu-Shirane's eruption caused an avalanche near a ski resort. https://t.co/EraOc1wuK3

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