Chubetsu-dake Refuge and Campsite
Chubetsu-dake Refuge Hut is located just below Chubetsu-dake (忠別岳, 1963m) in the central Daisetsuzan Range, in central Hokkaido.
The Chubetsu-dake Hut is a very basic emergency A-frame shelter. There’s a small campsite just below the hut, large enough for about 15 small tents.
This is an emergency shelter – stays cannot be booked in advance.
The hut is free for overnight stays, as is the nearby campsite.
Heating: There’s no stove or other heating facilities in the hut.
Water: There’s a snow-fed water-source near the hut year-round. Water should be boiled, filtered, or treated before consuming.
Kitchen/cooking: There are no dedicated cooking or kitchen facilities.
Bedding: There is no bedding in the hut.
Elecricity: No electricity in the hut.
Toilets: There is a basic long-drop toilet out-house. Pack out toilet paper.
Cell reception: No.
Special Chubetsudake Refuge Hut Notes
The vast majority of huts in Hokkaido are maintained through passionate volunteer time and effort. If you make a visit, please give the place a clean, and make sure to sign the guest book. Always leave a hut cleaner than you found it.
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