Mid Apr
Late Nov
The snow walls were as high as 15 meters that day.  Oh, bring a hat to protect you from the sun and to keep you warm if needed.
Christina Nunotani

Tateyama's Snow Wall Walk

Stroll through Tateyama's snow valley in spring

Christina Nunotani   - 1 min read
Venue : Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route When : Mid Apr - Late Nov 2021


Hours of access change each season, please check their homepage for current <a href="https://www.alpen-route.com/en/timetable/">hours of operation</a>.

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Visit Toyama's snow corridor of Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, near Murodo Terminal. It is a place where you can feel as if you have truly gone to another place. We can surround ourselves with walls of snow, breathe the crisp mountain air, and enjoy a walk down the snow valley. The snow walls near Murodo are open for walking each spring.

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In 2012 the walkway officially closed on June 10th, but you can pass through other areas with snow throughout June. I went up there on May 12th.

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Christina Nunotani

Christina Nunotani @christina.nunotani

Having lived in Toyama for over 10 years, I have come to cherish this place. I want to share Toyama's cultural and sightseeing treasures with as many as I can. I am an American born hiker, photographer, mother, English teacher, environmentalist, and cross-cultural communicator. From the magnifice...