Shin-etsu Trail


Cooperative Trail Maintenance Fund

We ask each person hiking the Shin-etsu Trail to support the Trail with a payment of ¥1,000 (or more, if you wish!). Everyone paying this fee will receive an original Trail tag—attach it to your pack!

Tips for Hiking the Trail

To get the most out of your experience on Japan’s original long trail, be sure to read the information linked below.

Trail notes

Impressions and Opinions

Share your thoughts, opinions, information, etc. on the Shin-etsu Trail. Join the network of hikers who’ve provided their impressions of the Trail through this section.