Fluffy New Snow and the Earth beating, Goshougake Oyunuma Snowshoeing Tour

“Goshougake Nature Research Route” is a walking trail by Goshougake Onsen, where you can observe geothermal activities associated with volcanoes. The snowshoes route leads you through fluffy new snow at an altitude of 1000m. The sight can make you want to dive into the snow right away! At the destination Oyunuma, you can see close up the whizzing steam rising up. It is a rare spot where you can feel with allbody and soul the planet Earth itself. We also have a coffee break. After walking, take a day-time bathing of Goshougake Onsen recommended. *The short course is suitable for beginners and those that are not confident in their physical ability. *The long course is the scenic route with more up-down trails. Recommended for the more adventurous and those that want to fully immerse in the snow experience.

* Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
* Starts: Kazuno, Japan
* Trip Category: Outdoor Activities >> Ski & Snow




“Goshougake Nature Research Route” is a walking trail by Goshougake Onsen, where you can observe geothermal activities associated with volcanoes. The snowshoes route leads you through fluffy new snow at an altitude of 1000m. The sight can make you want to dive into the snow right away! At the destination Oyunuma, you can see close up the whizzing steam rising up. It is a rare spot where you can feel with allbody and soul the planet Earth itself. We also have a coffee break. After walking, take a day-time bathing of Goshougake Onsen recommended. *The short course is suitable for beginners and those that are not confident in their physical ability. *The long course is the scenic route with more up-down trails. Recommended for the more adventurous and those that want to fully immerse in the snow experience.

Itinerary

There are two types: short course(Duration:120min)and long course(Duration:180min) .

9:00 Start of reception (Goseikake Onsen cafeteria)

9:30 opening ceremony
Process explanation, notes, staff introduction
Snowshoe wearing, preparatory exercises

9:45 Snowshoe tour departure
* Walk with iInterpretation and small break

10:40 Break / Drink Service

11:30 Short course arrive at goal
Arrived at Goseikake Onsen, end of snowshoeing walk
Return rental equipment

12:30 Long course arrive at goal
Arrived at Goseikake Onsen, end of snowshoeing walk
Return rental equipment

Stop At:

• Towada-Hachimantai National Park, Hachimaintai, Towada Aomori Prefecture
• Kazuno, Kazuno, Akita Prefecture, Tohoku
• Akita Prefecture, Akita Prefecture, Tohoku
• Goshougake Onsen, Kumazawa, Hachimandaira, Kazuno 018-5141 Akita Prefecture
• Goshougake Natural Observatory Path, Kumazawa, Hachimandaira, Kazuno 018-5141 Akita Prefecture
• Hachimantai Visitor Center, 2 Onuma Hachimantai, Kazuno 018-5141 Akita Prefecture