Apoi-dake 5th Station Hut
The Apoi-dake 5th Station Hut was never designed for recreational overnight stays. It’s a hinan-goya 避難小屋 – an emergency hut/shelter. As such, it’s a very basic shelter, with a dirt floor and raised wooden platforms just large enough to lay down on. It is solidly built though, and would be perfectly suitable for a rough sleep for whatever reason you wanted to sleep in it for. It is available for use year-round (it’s not locked).
No booking required – no bookings can be made.
No charge to use the hut.
Water: No. Closest water source (a stream) is about 15 minutes downhill from the hut on the main Apoi-dake hiking trail.
Kitchen/cooking: No cooking facilities or benches.
Toilets: There are no toilets at the hut. In summertime, there are toilet booths (tents) just outside the hut that can be used for privacy when using portable toilet bags (WAG bags).
Cell reception: Yes
No hut keeper present.
Always leave a hut cleaner than you found it.
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