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Amihari Forest Snow Hiking (2018.1.22)

Amihari Forest Snow Hiking (2018.1.22)
Would you like to try wearing snowshoes or Wakanjiki (traditional Japanese snow shoes) and take a walk with our staff in the Amihari forest? The period from February 16th to 25th is the “Wakanjiki (traditional Japanese snow shoes) experience period”. Please take this opportunity to experience Wakanjiki (traditional Japanese snow shoes) made by bending wood and the tools of the Japanese who have been living with snow for a long time.

Date: February 16th (Friday), 17th (Saturday), 18th (Sunday)
(Wakanjiki (Japanese snow shoes) experience period)
23rd (Friday), 24th (Saturday), 25th (Sunday)
Time: 10: 00~11: 00
Number of people: 10 people each time
Admission fee: ¥300
Inquiries: Amihari Visitor Center
TEL: +81-19-693-3777
Caution: Prepare warm winter clothes including trekking shoes, boots and gloves.
Free Wakanjiki (traditional Japanese snow shoes) rentals are available

Snow Compaction Car Powder Skiing Tour (2018.1.15)

Snow Compaction Car Powder Skiing Tour (2018.1.15)

Try and challenge the difficult course where the Alpine Skiing World Cup was once held!
Ride a snow compaction car to the summit where you can enjoy a long 4.5 km cruise.
Ski the powder snow slopes with no tracks to your heart’s content.

Date: Saturday and Sunday until March 4 (Sunday), holidays
Time: 1st tour 7:30 AM 2nd tour 9: 00 AM
3rd tour10: 30 AM
Reservation required by 7:30 PM the day before
Fee: 1 person ¥3,000
Capacity: Approximately 15 persons per day
Reservation and Inquiries: Shizukuishi Prince Hotel Reservations Desk
TEL: +81-19-693-1114

The 51st Iwate Snow Festival (2018.1.8)

The 51st Iwate Snow Festival (2018.1.8)
“More enjoyable, more connected, more widely spread!”
In 2018 the Iwate Snow Festival has been upgraded to the New Iwate Snow Festival!

Starting Date: February 14th (Wednesday) to 18th (Sunday)
Venue: Southern Foot Area of Mt. Iwate
1st Venue Iwate Takahara Snow Park (main venue)
(Snow statue, stage show, fireworks, food stall village)
2nd Venue Amihari Onsen Ski Resort
(Yukimi (snow viewing) bath, snow lanterns)
3rd Venue Shizukuishi Ski Resort
(Snow activities)
4th Venue Koiwai Farm
(Kamakura (snow room) dining room / snow activities)
5th Venue Morioka Handmade Village
(Snow viewing sake, products, crafts)
6th Venue Takizawa Nature Information Center
(Snowshoe trekking experience)
Inquiries: Iwate Snow Festival Executive Committee
(in Shizukuishi Town Office Tourism Commerce and Industry Division)

Shizukuishi Fireworks (2018.1.1)

Shizukuishi Fireworks (2018.1.1)
Not only the star lit sky! After night skiing, enjoy brilliant fireworks spreading across the clear winter night sky.

Date: February 10 (Saturday)
Time: 8: 30 pm ~
Inquiries: Shizukuishi Ski Resort

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