If you’ve hiked the entire length of the Shin-etsu Trail, we will provide a hike-through Certificate of Achievement so you can show official proof of your accomplishment.
Simply fill in the necessary information on your trekking record form, submit by post or use the application form available below or by fax,, and receive your certificate later by post. The certificate can also be issued on the same day at:
• Shinetsu Shizenkyo Activity Center
• Nabekura Kogen Mori no Ie
• Snow Country Tourism Building, Echigo-Yuzawa Onsen
After finishing hiking the entire Trail, fill in the information on when you hiked on the application form at the bottom of this page, or download the trekking record form from the link below.
After filling in all the required information, send the application form or trekking record form to the Shin-etsu Trail Club Secretariat by post or fax.
Shin-etsu Trail Club Secretariat
1571-15 Teruoka, Iiyama City, Nagano 389-2601
The fee for a Certificate of Achievement is ¥1,000.
Internet payment can be made through the Shin-etsu Trail Store, by credit card, convenience store payment or bank transfer.
Payment also can be made by registered mail or postal transfer. If you pay by any of those methods, please remit 1,300 yen (as fee for a Certificate of Achievement plus shipping costs).
Payment by registered mail; to the Shin-etsu Trail Club Secretariat at the address above.
Payment by Payment by postal transfer:
Account name (use Japanese): 特定非営利活動法人信越トレイルクラブ
Once payment is received, the Shin-etsu Trail Club will issue the Certificate of Achievement and ship it to you.
Please note that we will announce the names, hiking number and prefecture/country of those receiving a Certificate of Achievement.
Patch (7 cm dia.)
Badge (3 cm dia.)
Only those who have received Certificates of Achievement can purchase these items. When you are completing the procedures for the certificate, let us know if you would like one of the souvenirs. Please pay the cost of the badge or patch at the same time you pay the fee for the certificate. The badge or patch will be sent to you along with the Certificate of Achievement. Only one souvenir per person.
* = Required item