Plan ID
: 35003

[Hokkaido, Otaru] Snowshoe hiking with a professional guide in Shioya Maruyama <Beginner OK, with lecture>

  • Beginners welcome - First try
  • Pick-up & Drop-off
  • Children welcome
  • Possible number of bookings
  • Participating age
    7Age ~ 75 Age
  • Duration
    5~6 hours

This is a Snowshoes hiking tour that climbs Shioya Maruyama in Shioya, Otaru City, Hokkaido Sapporo A professional guide will give lectures on the points of winter mountain walking. This tour is recommended for those who want to try Snowshoes Aim for the summit by a route different from the summer road. From the forest road walk, attach to the ridge and aim for the 629m summit. A spectacular ocean view awaits you from the summit! After descending the mountain, there is an option Hot spring time nearby!

Special equipment will be rented free of charge!

Specialized equipment such as snowshoes and stock can be rented free of charge. In addition to the above, goggles and gloves can be rented, although the number is limited. If you wish, please let us know at the time of application.

The meeting place can be accessed by public transportation! Free transfer available

We will pick you up from Sapporo station for free. You can participate by public transportation. Pick-up and drop-off from accommodations around the station is also possible.

Perfect support for small group tours

The tour is a small group and provides personalized support. The number of groups is up to 2 and the capacity is up to 6 people. As a measure against coronavirus, alcohol disinfectants and disposable masks are installed in the shuttle car.

About fees

Basic fee

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    Detailed information of this plan

    Required minimum number of participants 2 Person(s)
    Possible number of bookings 2~5
    About duration
    5~6 hours
    5 hours (experience 4 hours 30 minutes)
    Operating period 2021/12/19〜2022/3/31
    Assembly time Sapporo Station 8:00
    Booking deadline until 16:59 the day before

    Changing room Toilet
    Shower Parking

    Dress code - Must bring items Belongings
    ・ Backpack around 20-30 liters
    ・ Behavioral food
    ・ Drinking water / water bottle
    ・ Sunglasses or ski goggles
    ・ Winter shoes or mountain climbing shoes Waterproof
    ・ Ski wear or outerwear for winter mountains
    ・ Winter clothes fleece, sweater, etc.
    ・ Thick socks
    ・ Winter type such as hat knit
    ・ Gloves for winter, thin and medium to thick

    Hot spring bath after descending the mountain, please prepare a bath set and change of clothes.
    About rental items Stock snowshoes will be rented free of charge. * In addition to the above, you may be able to rent goggles and gloves. If you wish, please let us know at the time of application.

    Matters require attention While traveling in the mountains, the guide will do its best to ensure safety, but there are various dangers such as falls, falling rocks, falling snow, and falling branches during outdoor activities.
    We ask our customers to be fully aware of the dangers associated with mountain travel before participating.
    Guides may not be responsible for accidents while climbing.

    Plan attractions

    プランの魅力 With a professional guide lecture の画像

    With a professional guide lecture Lecture & support by professional guides certified by the Japan Mountain Guide Association

    プランの魅力 Ocean view from the top of the mountain! の画像

    Ocean view from the top of the mountain! If the weather is nice, you can overlook the spectacular Sea of Japan from the top of the mountain.

    プランの魅力 Animal tracking の画像

    Animal tracking Animal tracking for finding traces of animals is also a pleasure unique to winter mountains!

    Time schedule


    ① Lecture before entering the mountain. (10 minutes) ② Walk a little to the trailhead. (15 minutes) ③ Start hiking with snowshoes at the trailhead. Go to the top of the mountain with breaks and lectures everywhere. (100 minutes) ④ After taking a long break at the top of the mountain, go down the mountain on the road you came from. (50 minutes) ⑤ Arrived at Shioya station. Disbanded here. If you wish, we will take a bath at a nearby hot spring and then pick you up at Sapporo Station. (15 minutes)

    Access - Map

    2-43 Shioya, Otaru-shi, Hokkaido
    Assembly point

    In front of Sapporo station

    If you arrive by car

    Parking lot available for about 1 hour from central Sapporo (free)

    If you arrive by train

    About 1 hour by train from Sapporo Station

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    Selling points regarding safety

    The guide is qualified for the Wilderness First Aid. We carry a first aid kit with us during the tour and strive to ensure a safe tour.

    Insurance information Mountain guide liability insurance Coverage: Physical compensation: 200 million yen per person Property compensation: 5 million yen per accident Dealer: Freude Underwriting Insurance Company Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Co., Ltd.
    License and Qualifications Japan Mountain Guide Association Mountaineering Guide Stage II
    Member organizations and associations Japan Mountain Guide Association, Hokkaido Mountain Guide Association
    Number of staff 1

    Guide Office Pika
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