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New Ski Touring Routes

  • All
  • Aomori Prefecture
  • Eastern Hokkaido
  • Furano/Central
  • Hidaka
  • Niseko Region
  • Northern Hokkaido
  • Sapporo Area
  • Southern Hokkaido
  • Southern Lakes

Kurodake Backcountry Skiing

Oshamambe-dake

Oputateshike-yama

Shiraoi-dake

Ochacha-dake via Yufure-goya Hut

Ashibetsu-dake Shindo Route (plus Yufure Hut)

Muine-yama Toyoha Motoyama Route

Nikoro-yama (Kitami City)

Ponsamakkenupuri Ski Touring

Kotoninupuri and Osappenupuri Ski Touring

Higashinupukaushi-nupuri

Karikachi-yama

Hiking Routes

  • All
  • Aomori Prefecture
  • Eastern Hokkaido
  • Furano/Central
  • Hidaka
  • Niseko Region
  • Northern Hokkaido
  • Sapporo Area
  • Southern Hokkaido
  • Southern Lakes

Nakagawa Napoto Loop Walk

Walking around Teshio Village, Hokkaido, Japan

Teshio River-mouth Archaeological Walk

Daisetsu Central Traverse Hike (Hokkaido, Japan)

Daisetsuzan Asahidake to Numa-no-hara Traverse

Zenibako Tengu-yama Hiking near Sapporo (Hokkaido, Japan)

Zenibako Tengu-yama Half-day Hike

Eniwa-dake Dayhike

Toishi-yama Hiking (Sapporo City, Japan)

Toishi-yama Dayhike (Sapporo)

Soranuma-dake Summit Hiking (Hokkaido, Japan)

Soranuma-dake Dayhike

Kotengu-dake Hiking (Jozankei, Hokkaido, Japan)

Kotengu-dake Hike

Osawa Reservoir Loop Walk (Nopporo Forest Park)

Mt. Sapporo Hiking trail (Hokkaido, Japan)

Sapporo-dake Dayhike

Hiking Hakken-zan near Jozankei, Hokkaido, Japan

Hakken-zan Half-day Hike (Sapporo City)

Fuppushi-dake Loop Hike via Tarumae-zan (Hokkaido, Japan)

Fuppushi-dake (and Tarumae-zan) Loop Hike

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ADVANCED FILTERS

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About Filters

REGION: The general mountain/geographical region the route is in.

BEST MONTH(S): Time of year a route is suited to visiting. Some pop all season, some are more limited.

DIFFICULTY: How strenuous a route is, and how technical it is. Full details here.

FREERIDE/SKITOUR: Very subjective, but is a route more-of-a-walk-than-a-ski or the other way around? Some routes are all about the screaming downhill (freeride), some are more about the hunt for a peak or nice forest (ski-tour). Some are in between. 

MAIN ASPECT: Which cardinal direction the primary consequential slope is facing, that you might encounter on the route. More details here.

ROUTE TAGS: An eclectic picking of other categories that routes might belong to.

SEARCH BY LOCATION: You can find routes near your current location – just click on the crosshairs (). You may need to give permission to HokkaidoWilds.org to know your GPS location (don’t worry, we won’t track you). Or, type in a destination, such as Niseko or Sapporo or Asahikawa etc.

Please let us know how we can make it easier to narrow down your search. Contact Rob at rob@hokkaidowilds.org with your suggestions.

Blog Difficulty Rating

Category

Grade

Points

Strenuousness

Vertical Gain

D

25

Time ascending

D

0

Technicality

Altitude

D

0

Hazards

D

Navigation

D

Totals

25/100

GRADES range from A (very difficult) to D (easy). Hazards include exposure to avalanche and fall risk. More details here. Rating rubric adapted from Hokkaido Yukiyama Guidebook 北海道雪山ガイド.