Mt. Kitayokodake (2,480 m) is part of the Northern Yatsugatake Volcanic Group, a lava dome located in Nagano prefecture, central Japan. grin絵文字 It takes about two hours to get there by JR line from Nagoya.
Due to its spectacular winter views, many hikers go hiking there in winter. You can also take the ropeway to enjoy the scenery, and go snowboarding or skiing at Pilatus Tateshima Snow Resort. wink絵文字
Photos & report by Lihua Zhao
* 30 JTNC Travel Reporters are currently reporting from Central Japan.