Happo-ike Pond is located at an altitude of 2,060 meters and is a spectacular spot for half day trips. On the trekking course to Happo-ike Pond, you can see the Hakuba Sanzan reflected in the water. The course is dotted with spots from which the eleven peaks of Japan’s 100 most famous mountains can be seen. On clear days, you can even see Mt. Fuji from the first cairn. The area is home to a variety of flora and fauna, including rare alpine plants and Japanese serow and grouse, both of which are designated as special natural treasures.