Mt. Shirakami-dake is the second highest (1232 m) peak in the Shirakami-Sanchi, registered as world natural heritage site.
If sky is clear, you can get a superb view with Shirakami mountain range and Mt.Iwaki, Mt.Hakkoda, Mt.Iwate, Mt.Hachimantai, Mt.Moriyoshi and Mt. Chokai at the summit.
In order to climb Mt. Shirakami-dake, full-scale climbing equipment is required.
It takes about 3.5 to 5 hours to the summit from the parking.
There’s a mountain hut and a toilet at the summit.