Nature Experience Programs
Nordic Skiing, Telemark Skiing, Snowshoeing and more!
The amazingly beautiful snow-covered forest welcomes you.
In APPI Resort, you have rare opportunities to spend precious time in the beautiful northern Japanese forests. In winter season, Ihatov Nature School offers various programs that help you to experience the APPI’s nature.
Winter Mountain Trekking - Let's Play in Forest Refuge! -
When you take a gondola and hike up to the summit of Mt. Maemori, 360°panoramic view is awaiting you. Rout is mostly downhill and easy for snow trekking beginners.
|When :||Jan 31-Mar 29|
|Hours :||1:30pm - 4:30pm|
|Who :||Person age 10 and over|
|Capacity :||8 people max. (2 people min.)|
|Fee :||Hotel Guest 3,000yen / Visitor 3,500yen
*Gondola fee separate
|Reservation :||Until 5pm on the day before|
* Rental snowshoes, boots, poles included
(500yen discount if you bring your own snowshoes)
* Walking Distance: About 3-4km
* Course would be changed depending on the weather and snow conditions.
Night Hike - Try Cool Night Adventure! -
*Hotel Guests Only
How is the night winter forest like? Let’s put snowshoes on and go out to explore! You might find out the secrets of nocturnal animals.
|When :||Every Sat: Dec 20-Mar 28|
|Who :||Hotel Guests (Age 5 and over)|
|Fee :||2,000yen (Snowshoe and Snow boots)|
Craftwork “Kosherube” - Let's Make Your Memorial accessory!
*Hotel Guests Only
“Kosherube” means “Let’s make!” in Iwate dialect. How about making your own accessories as a memory of your stay in APPI?
|When :||Dec 20-Mar 28: 4pm-7pm
Dec 6-19, Mar 29-May 6: 1pm-5pm
|Fee :||From 500yen|
|Reservation :||Anytime for Business Hour|
|Note :||* The numbers of seats are limited.|
Ihatov APPI Nature School
APPI is located in latitude 40 degrees north and lucky to have distinctive four seasons, which allow us to experience various activities throughout the year. In winter season, we offer programs to enjoy the APPI’s beautiful snow-covered forest. Please join our programs and have fun in the deep powder snow!