A Snowshoe Winter Frolic

  • 2 destinations
  • One Day

Explore a winter wonderland in the Urabandai area. Not feeling up to skiing the slopes of Urabandai? Try a more casual activity that everyone can enjoy; snowshoe trekking through the wintery scenery of Urabandai in Aizu.

Take a taxi from Inawashiro Station to Moku-Moku Shizen Juku. It is here that your authentic snowshoe trekking tour will begin. Walk along the snowy paths and see sights not offered by other sightseeing tours in the area. See winter up close and even chance to walk upon frozen lakes or ponds—with the guidance of your travel guide. What sort of animal tracks will you be able to spot along the way as you trek through the fresh snow? Feel the uncharted course of Aizu wilderness.

Now that you have become accustomed to the Aizu winter, let’s try some skiing or snowboarding at Hoshino Resorts Nekoma Snow Park & Resort! With slopes for beginners or veterans, you will love everything that Hoshino Resorts Nekoma Snow Park & Resort has to offer.

There are a number of facilities that offer snowshoe trekking experiences in the Urabandai area.

Start

Inawashiro Station

Inawashiro Sta. to Moku-Moku Shizen Juku takes 1 hour by taxi.

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Snowshoe Trekking

  • Aizu Area
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Snowshoe trekking can even be enjoyed by those who are not athletic. You can walk on lakes or ponds. You can find the tracks of rabbits and squirrels in the forest. Let's enjoy a great variety of nature which can only be seen in winter in Urabandai.

It's a 20 min taxi ride from the Moku-Moku Shizen Juku office to Hoshino Resorts Snow Park & Resort.

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Hoshino Resorts Nekoma Snow Park & Resort

  • Aizu Area
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With its high-quality powder snow, Hoshino Resorts Nekoma is perfect for all levels of experience, especially for full-fledged skiers. The Freestyle Park is popular among snowboarders on account of its rich variety of terrain features.

From Hoshino Resorts Nekoma Snow Park & Resort, take a 10 min taxi ride to Urabandai Lake Resort. From there, take a 45 min bus to reach Inawashiro Sta. Alternatively, take 30 min taxi ride straight to Inawashiro Sta. from the snow park.

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Finish

Inawashiro Station

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