Hiking & Trekking

Nighttime Snow Hike in Mt. Sankaku

The night view of Sapporo is one of the three best night views in Japan. We will take you to the best night view spots by snowshoes or snowspike boots.


3 hours


December to March


Hokkaido Mt. Sankaku

Group size

1 to 5 persons




8,000 - 15,000 JPY


永谷 有基 Yuki Nagaya

永谷 有基 Yuki Nagaya

Hokkaido Outdoor Guide, Guide Office Pika Representative


It takes about one hour of night hiking to reach the night view spot and we will climb up the mountain with headlamps and either snowshoes or snowspikes. The mountain at night has a surreal atmosphere. You will have the dynamic night view all to yourself in an empty private space. Specialized equipment such as snowshoes and poles can be rented free of charge. Warm clothes, shoes, and headlamps can also be rented for a fee. Please let us know at the time of reservation if you wish to use them.

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After registration at the meeting place, transfer to the trailhead by guide car. (25 minutes) Light lecture before entering the mountain. Enter the mountain when preparations are done. The night hike begins. While taking breaks, we will head to the top of the mountain (60 minutes) where you can spend time with the the night view (15 minutes). Start descent the same way you came up. (40 minutes) After the descent, we will pick you up at Sapporo Station. (25min)


Age range: 7~70 years old


Clothes: ・Ski wear or outerwear for winter mountain (rental available) ・Headlamp (rental available) ・Warm clothing such as hat, gloves, scarf, etc. ・Waterproof shoes What to bring: ・Backpack (about 20 liters) ・Food ・500ml of drinking water Snowshoes and poles will be provided by the guide free of charge.


We are not equipped with a store, but if you have any questions about our facilities or nearby accommodations, please contact us.

Access info

Pick-up service is available in front of the Family Mart at the North Exit of Sapporo Station or from accommodations near the station (within 1.5 km). Or we can meet at the trailhead. Free parking is available for cars at the trailhead.

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Nearest station

Sapporo Station

Meeting place

In front of Family Mart at Sapporo Station North Exit

If you come by car

20 minutes from the center of Sapporo to the trailhead