Snowshoe & Cross Country Skis

Snowshoe & Cross Country Skis


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

Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing has become a very popular winter past time. 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.
Period
From mid-Dec to late Mar
Duration
1 hr.
Times
Trekking in the morning 07:00 – 08:00
Location
Snow Activity Land
Participants
2 or more
Price
Trekking in the morning 2,160yen
Language Support
English

Note:
Price includes equipment rental (showshoes).
Age Restriction for Trekking in the morning: 7 years +
Program may be delayed or cancelled due to weather or other conditions.
Reservation required by 17:00 the day before.
Rental for snowshoes (1,080yen/day) and gum boots (540yen/3hrs or 1,080yen/day) are also available

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.

Period
From mid-Dec to late-Mar
Duration
2 – 2.5 hrs.
Times
(1) 09:30 – 11:30  (2) 13:30 – 15:30
Location
Snow Activity Land
Participants
2 or more
Price
5,400yen
Language Support
English

Note:
Price includes equipment rental (boots + snow rambler skis).
Age Restriction for program: 13 years +
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!
Period
From mid-Dec to late-Mar
Duration
2 – 2.5 hrs.
Times
(1) 09:30 – 11:30  (2) 13:30 – 15:30
Location
Snow Activity Land
Participants
2 or more
Price
5,400yen
Language Support
English



Note:
Price includes equipment rental (cross country skis).
Age Restriction for program: 11 years +
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 (Adult 3,240yen/day Child 2,160yen/day) are also available.

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!

Period
From mid-Dec to mid-Mar
Duration
2 – 2.5 hrs. (incl. lecture)
Times 
(1) 09:30 – 11:30  (2) 13:30 – 15:30
Location
Snow Activity Land
Participants
2 or more
Price
Snowshoe 5,400yen
Language Support
English

Note:
Price includes equipment rental (showshoes).
Age Restriction for program: 11 years +
Program may be delayed or cancelled due to weather or other conditions.
Reservation required by 17:00 the day before.
Rental for compass (540yen/day) is also available.

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.

Lake Toya Area Course

Period
From mid-Dec to early Apr
Duration
Around 3 hrs.
Times 
(1) 08:30 – 11:30  (2) 12:45 – 15:45
Location
Lake Toya area
Participants
2 or more
Price
Adult 5,400yen  Child 3,780yen (ages 7-12)
Language Support
English

Note:
Price includes equipment rental (snowshoes, cross-country skis).
Age Restriction for program: 7 years +
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.

Rusutsu Area Course

Period
From mid-Dec to early Apr
Duration
2 – 2.5 hrs.
Times 
(1) 09:30 – 12:00  (2) 13:30 – 16:00
Location
Snow Activity Land
Participants
2 or more
Price
Snowshoe Tour 5,400 yen
Language Support
English



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

For Reservations


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.


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