Rakko Sanso Hut
This is a relatively new hut, built in 1996. The hut has a wood stove, but sees little use during winter, due to the 8km approach – this 8km approach road is not cleared in winter. The hut is open and unlocked in winter.
The hut cannot be booked – sleeping quarters consist of a space on the floor.
Heating: There’s a small wood stove in the hut. Plenty of wood is stacked near the entrance of the hut. To be on the safe side, bring your own means of starting the fire (lighter etc).
Water: There’s stream water available outside the hut. This must be treated or boiled before consuming.
Kitchen/cooking: There’s a basic cooking/washing up kitchen area.
Bedding: No bedding provided.
Elecricity: No electricity.
Toilets: There are basic long-drop toilets in the hut.
Cell reception: No.
There’s no hutkeeper present at the hut, even in summer.
The vast majority of huts in Hokkaido are 100% 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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