Mt.Rausudake(羅臼岳 1660.4m)    =Shiretoko volcano group=

 Guide
 Mt.Rausudake (羅臼岳) is also called Shiretoko Fuji. Mt.Rausudake of the highest peak in Shiretoko Peninsula is a stratovolcano. The Shiretoko National Park including Mt.Rausudake is the Shiretoko World Heritage Site.There are two trails to the peak.
 SHARI(斜里) trail:It is a popular trail. There is also a hot spring near the trailhead. [cimbing 4hr40min,down 3hr10min]
 RAUSU(羅臼) trail:[cimbing 5hr,down 3hr30min]
 The main peaks of Shiretoko volcano group are as follows.
 Mt.Mitumine(三ツ峰)1,509m Mt.Saisirudake(サイシル岳)1,564m Mt.Okkabakedake(オッカバケ岳)1,462m Mt.Chienbetudake(知円別岳)1,544m Mt.Iouzan(硫黄山)1,562m Mt.Siretokodake(知床岳)1,253.9m
 Map of GSI Map of Google
SHARI trail
The corse takes about 4hours and 40mins to hike up to the summit,
and 3hours and 10mins for the return tirp.
view of Mt.Saisirudake,Mt.Mitumine and Mt.Rausudake at foot of mountain
trailhead
Okhotsk observatory
pyrola alpina
(コバノイチヤクソウ:kobanoichiyakuso)
Snowy valley
The Sea of Okhotsk from the snowy valley
p.modesta v.fauriei
(ユキワリコザクラ:yukiwarikozakura)
p.modesta v.fauriei
(ユキワリコザクラ:yukiwarikozakura)
phyllodoce caerulea
(エゾノツガザクラ:ezotugazakura)
Summit of Mt.Rausudake
parnassia palustris
(ウメバチソウ:umebachiso)
Shaped like animal
The Sea of Okhotsk
arcterica nana
(コメバツガザクラ:komebatugazakura)
loiseleuria procumbens
(ミネゾウminezo)
diapensia lapponica v. obovata
(イワウメ:iwaume)
Rock tower at the summit
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Shiretoko range of mountains
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Lake Rausu
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The Sea of Okhotsk
view of Red wall
Mt.Mitumine(三ツ峰)
arcterica nana and cassiope lycopodioides
(コメバツガザクラ:komebatugazakura)
rhododendron aureum
(キバナシャクナゲ:kibanashakunage)
Summit of Mt.Rausudake
clintonia udensis
(ツバメオモト:tubameomoto)
weigela middendorffiana
(ウコンウツギ:ukonutugi)

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