Shiretoko Pass (知床峠, Shiretoko Tōge, 740 meters above sea level) connects Utoro on the western coast with Rausu on the eastern coast of the Shiretoko Peninsula. Spectacular views of nearby Mount Rausu (1661 meters), Shiretoko's highest mountain, can be enjoyed from the mountain pass road.
Get There and Around
Utoro and Rausu are connected with each other by infrequent buses via Shiretoko Pass from mid June to mid October. The one way ride takes 50 minutes and costs 1380 yen.