Mt Eniwa-dake sits on the shores of lake Shikotsuko and stands at 1320 meters high.
This active but sleeping volcanic peak can be seen from miles around and is a must do for anyone looking for a good hike and especially those people staying or visiting the city of Sapporo and want some thing to do.
|The start point Mt Eniwa-dake|
From the car park you can easily find the trail which starts of as a small dirt road which quickly turns into a hiking trail. You slowly work your way over a rocky path which will led you into the trees and slowly up the mountain.
|around the start of the hike|
|One of the rope sections|
|The rocky outcrop|
I suggest you go to this lookout point and then go back to the rocky outcrop to have your lunch.
|The 2nd lookout point|
|view from rocky outcrop|
From car park to rocky outcrop: 2 hrs 30min
From Rocky outcrop to 2nd lookout point: 20 min
Hiking time down: 2 hrs
Total hiking time: about 5 hrs
|Heading down the top rope section|
By car: from Sapporo JR station
You find route 36 and follow that south until you come to route 453 which will be on your right.
Follow route 453 for 1 hr and 20 minutes all the out of the city to you to the Mt Eniwa-dake.
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How to get the starting point of Mt Eniwa-dake
|Heading down the trail|
When can I hike this mountain ?
You can start hike this mountain from late May until End of October or until the first snows fall.