*It is reprinted with permission from "RunTuber" TAKE02901, who has uploaded a lot of videos about trail run and marathon mostly in Fukui Prefecture.
Mt. Mitoko (279.8 meters high) is on the border between Sabae City and Echizen Town, Fukui Prefecture and its view from the top is one of the 100 hometown views of Fukui. It is said that there was a mountain castle called Mitokogatake-jo Castle on the top. Ishodani-cho located at the foot of the Mt. Mitoko is designated as a promotion district of traditional houses' preservation and practical use, where a nostalgic scenery of the countryside with village forest behind can be seen. TAKE02901 introduces the Mt. Mitoko while running.
The trail entrance in Ishodani-cho
There are direction boards.
The comfortable trail surrounded by trees
The top of the mountain is one of the 100 hometown views of Fukui.