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Snowshoes & Cross-country Skiing

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Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing are popular winter activities. Enjoy a different kind of winter experience by walking on the powder snow.

Snow Rambler

Experience this new, entertaining activity, which is perfect for beginners. Short skis, make it easy and fun to climb up snowy hills before slowly sliding down. Participants don’t need to be able to ski to enjoy this activity, as the short skis make it easy to move and slide. Why not enjoy the stunning Hokkaido wilderness, while trying this brand new activity.

  • Snow Rambler 2

[Period] From early Jan to late Mar
[Duration] 120 min
[Time] (1) 09:30 – 11:30  (2) 13:30 – 15:30
[Location] Snow Activity Land
[Participant] 2 or more
[Price] JPY 5,400 / person
[Language Support] English

Note:

  • Price includes equipment rental (boots + snow rambler skis).
  • Age Restriction for program: 13 +
  • Program may be delayed or cancelled due to weather or other conditions.
  • Reservation required by 17:00 the day before.

Cross-Country Skiing (Fitness Ski Lesson)

A healthy aerobic exercise during Winter, easy to pick up and great for young and old alike!
Salomon Fitness Skis are light weight and easy to move around. Our instructors will be delighted to show you around nearby Rusutsu Resort. You will be amazed as you take in the beauty of nature, the surrounding snowy mountains, rime on the trees, and other exciting elements waiting to be discovered. Skiing through the forest or snowfields is exceptionally fun and refreshing!

  • Cross-CountrySki

[Period] From early Jan to late Mar
[Duration] 120 min
[Time] (1) 09:30 – 11:30 (2) 13:30 – 15:30
[Location] Around Cross-Country Ski Course
[Participant] 2 or more
[Price] JPY 5,400 / person
[Language Support] English

Note:

  • Price includes equipment rental (Cross-Country Skis).
  • Age Restriction for program: 11 +
  • Children should be accompanied by guardian.
  • Program may be delayed or cancelled due to weather or other conditions.
  • Reservation required by 17:00 the day before.
  • Rental for cross-country skies (JPY 3,240 per pserson / day) is also available.

Snowshoeing - Trekking in the Morning

Snowshoeing has become a very popular winter pastime. Anyone can freely enjoy exploring the snowy mountains in snowshoes. Forests enveloped in immaculate white snow abound with new discoveries, look out for animal tracks and keep your eyes open for wildlife and the majesty that comes with the natural surroundings during winter.

  • SnowShoe

[Period] From mid-Dec to late Mar
[Duration] 60 min
[Time] 07:00 – 08:00
[Location] Snow Activity Land
[Participant] 2 or more
[Price] JPY 3,240 / person
[Language Support] English

Note:

  • Price includes equipment rental (showshoes).
  • Age Restriction for "Snowshoe Downhill": 11 +
  • Age Restriction for "Trekking in the Morning": 7 +
  • Program may be delayed or cancelled due to weather or other conditions.
  • Rental boots are also available. (JPY 540 / 3hrs, JPY 1,080 / day)
  • Reservation required by 17:00 the day before.

Snowfield Orienteering

The basic idea of orienteering is to navigate your way from the course starting point to the finish using a map and compass. The first World Ski Orienteering Championships outside Europe were held at Rusutsu in 2009. The real experience is waiting for you!

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[Period] From early Jan to late Mar
[Duration] 120 min (incl. lecture)
[Time] (1) 09:30 – 11:30 (2) 13:30 – 15:30
[Location] Around Snow Activity Land
[Participant] 2 or more
[Price] JPY 5,400 / person
[Language Support] English

Notes:

  • Price includes equipment rental (showshoes).
  • Age Restriction for program: 11 +
  • Program may be delayed or cancelled due to weather or other conditions.
  • Reservation required by 17:00 the day before.

Nature Tour

Enjoy the beautiful nature of the surrounding national parks with an experienced local guide to show you the way! Choose from Lake Toya Area or the Rusutsu Area.

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=Lake Toya Area Course=
[Period] From mid-Dec to early Apr
[Duration] Around 90 min
[Time] (1) 08:30 – 11:30 (2) 13:45 – 15:45
[Location] Snow Activity Land
[Participant] 2 or more
[Price] Adult JPY 5,400 / person, Child (age 7-12) JPY 3,780
[Language Support] English

Notes:

  • Price includes equipment rental (boots, snowshoes).
  • Age Restriction for program: 7 +
  • Program may be conducted without snowshoes according to conditions.
  • Program may be delayed or cancelled due to weather or other conditions.
  • Reservation required by 17:00 the day before.
  • Host association: Toya Guide Centre
  • NatureTour

=Rusutsu Area Course=
[Period] From mid-Dec to early Apr
[Duration] 120 – 150 min
[Time] (1) 09:30 – 12:00 (2) 13:30 – 16:00
[Location] Snow Activity Land
[Participants] 2 or more
[Price] JPY 5,400 / person
[Language Support] English


Notes:

  • Price includes equipment rental (snowshoes).
  • Age Restriction for program: 11 +
  • Program may be delayed or cancelled due to weather or other conditions.
  • Reservation required by 17:00 the day before.
  • Host association: Toya Guide Centre

For Reservations

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Some activity programs have scheduled holidays. Please confirm the details listed with us to ensure the activity you want is available during your stay.
For additional schedule information or participation in upcoming events, please inquire directly at the Rusutsu Resort Activity Desk.

Note for Drone Operations

This notice applies to all parties interested in operating drones on Rusutsu Resort property/within and around the resort area.

Please note drone operations are NOT permitted in/around the Rusutsu Resort Area. Regarding press/media parties, pre-approved permission from the resort management is required for all drone operations.

Thank you for your understanding.

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