Skiing & Snowboarding

Snow Tour at Lake Kussharo (Half-Day)

Explore Mt. Mokoto around Lake Kussharo, the largest caldera in Japan. We will guide you using snowshoes and nature skis.


2 hours


January to March


Mt. Mokoto Area

Group size

1 to 6 persons




7,000 - 10,000 JPY

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鑓野目 純基 Junki Yarinome

鑓野目 純基 Junki Yarinome

Guide to the most outstanding scenery in Hokkaido


We will take you up a high pine slope to a point with a great view of Lake Kussharo in Akan Mashu National Park. This is an easy snow tour to enjoy real winter mountain scenery. There are other points with good views in addition to the peak, and we will guide you to the recommended points depending on your physical strength. During tea time on the way, we will enjoy nature while admiring the expansive view. Half-day (2 hours) and full-day (4.5 hours) tours are available. (This listing is for the half-day tour.) <About seasons> Winter: January through March, depending on snow conditions. <About the number of people and gear> Up to 3 snowshoers and 3 skiers at a time. <Pricing> Half day 2 hours 1 person 10,000 yen/person 2 participants 8,000 yen/person More than 3 people: 7,000 yen/person

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Half-day (2 hours) tours: Two tours are available from 9:00 a.m. and from 1:00 p.m. (Your preferred time may also be available). Sample itinerary: 08:30 Meet at JR Kawayu Onsen Station and register 09:00 Arrive at the site 11:00 End of activity and dismissals


Level: Beginner to intermediate (appropriate for first-timers in mountain snow) ・ Elementary school students and older ・ We do not allow people with health concerns, people who have been prohibited from exercising by a doctor, and pregnant women. ・ For minors parental consent is required. ・ Please follow the guide's instructions for your own safety during the tour.


What to bring: ・ Waterproof clothing ・ Base layer of synthetic fiber or wool (not cotton) ・ Fleece ・ Down or synthetic fiber insulation ・ Winter gloves x 2 (including spare) ・ 2 pairs of socks (for fitting boots) ・ Balaclavas, neck warmers, etc. ・ Hat (beanie, etc.) ・ Sunglasses ・ Backpack (about 30L) ・ Insulated bottle (hot drink) ・ Other (food, camera, sunscreen, etc.) Rental items: ・ Snowshoes or nature skis (please select gear at time of reservation) ・ Snow boots or ski boots ・ Snow poles ・ Backpack * Rental items are included in the price. Please consult with us in advance regarding the use of these items.


If you have any questions regarding the surrounding area, please feel free to contact us.

Access info

Rental car preferred. Pick-up and drop-off available only within the town (upon request). Parking is available.

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Nearest station

JR Mashu Station ・ JR Kawayu Onsen Station

Meeting place

Kawayu Visitor Center

If you come by car

10 minutes from JR Kawayu Onsen Station (Kawayu Onsen Station - Kawayu Visitor Center)