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Shamansha-dake Ski Touring (Hokkaido, Japan)

Shamansha-dake Ski Touring

Raiden-yama Sankokunai Ski Touring (Hokkaido, Japan)

Raiden-yama’s Sankokunai Peak Ski Touring

Nishikonbu-dake Ski Touring (Hokkaido, Japan)

Nishikonbu-dake Ski Touring

Maefurano-dake and Ningle-no-Mori Hut Ski Touring (Hokkaid0, Jap

Dairoku-yama Northern Ridge Ski Touring (beta)

Maefurano-dake and Ningle-no-Mori Hut Ski Touring (Hokkaid0, Jap

Maefurano-dake Ski Touring

Horokanai Pass Ski Touring (Hokkaido, Japan)

Horokanai Minamiasaba-yama Ski Touring

Higashikotanbetsu-yama Ski Touring (Kiritachi Pass, Horokanai, H

Horokanai Higashikotanbetsu-yama Ski Touring

Sanmen-yama Ski Touring (Wassamu Pass, Horokanai, Hokkaido, Japa

Horokanai Sanmen-yama

Horokanai Takadomari-yama

Horohoro-yama Spring Skiing (Hokkaido, Japan)

Horohoro-yama Ski Touring

Teshio-dake Hut Southeastern Slopes

Teshio-dake Western Ridge

Cycle Touring Routes

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Hiking Routes

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  • Southern Lakes
Mt. Asahidake and Nakadake Onsen Loop Hike (Hokkaido, Japan)

Asahidake and Nakadake-onsen Loop Hike

Hiking Mt. Muroran (Hokkaido, Japan)

Muroran-dake Loop Hike

Mt. Moiwa hiking trail (Asahiyama Park trail)

Moiwa-yama Asahiyama-Jikeikai Loop Hike (Sapporo City)

Mt. Teine dayhike (Sapporo City, Hokkaido, Japan)

Teine-yama Dayhike (Sapporo City)

Mt. Shakotan Hiking (Hokkaido, Japan)

Shakotan-dake and Shakotan Hut Hiking

Mt. Kamuishiri Day Hike (Hokkaido, Japan)

Kamuishiri-yama Day Hike

Cycling on Teuri Island (Hokkaido, Japan)

Teuri Island Full Loop Hike

Nopporo Forest snowshoeing birdwatching in Sapporo City, Hokkaido, Japan

Nopporo Forest Park Snowshoe Birdwatching

Snowshoeing up Mt. Neopara near Teine in Sapporo City, Japan

Teine-Neopara by Snowshoe

Snowshoeing along the Chitose River in Hokkaido, Japan

Chitose River Urban Snowshoeing

Hangetsu Lake snowshoeing (Hokkaido, Japan)

Hangetsu Lake Circuit in Winter

Cycling to Mt. Tarumae

Tarumae-zan Hiking

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

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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. 

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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.