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.
Enjoy the fresh powder lines of our untouched backcountry! Ski or Snowboard? Either way, let us take you on that Japow Adventure you’ve been dreaming of.
|WHEN||5 & 26 Feb, 12 & 19 Mar|
|HOURS||8am - 4pm|
|WHO||Age 13 and over *Experienced backcountry before|
|FEE||6,500 - 7,500yen
* Available to rent mountain skis, seal & telescopic ski poles OR telemark skis, seal boots & telescopic ski poles(Payable)
* Hot spring fee on tour is not included.
|RESERVATION||Until 3 days before|
|PREPARE||1. Lunch, drink, foods while skiing, protection against cold, clothes, towels, etc.
2. Telemark skis or mountain skis, seal, beacon, helmet & rucksack.
* Recommend to prepare probe, shovel and headlight.
Want to play in the “fluffy” snow!? In the forest just behind Hotel APPI Grand, there are so many fun things to see and play that you cannot find on the ski slopes. You might be able to see wild animals!
|WHEN||17 Dec-2 Apr|
|HOURS||9:30am - 4pm (Last Entry) *Close at 5pm|
|FEE||Trail use fee: Hotel Guest FREE / Visitor 1,000yen
Rental Item: 1,000yen (Snowshoe, boots, Guide Map, Field Glasses & Tea Set included)
* Snowshoe Rental: Age +5
|RESERVATION||Not necessary (*First come first served basis)|
|NOTE||Gears: warm ski or snowboard wear, hat, gloves, goggles (or sunglasses)|
Go out with a nature guide and have more fun!
* Reservation until 5pm on prior day
Capacity: 10 people max
Age +13: +1,000yen
Age 5-12: +500yen
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||3 Dec-6 May: 10am-6pm|
|RESERVATION||Anytime for Business Hour|
|NOTE||* The numbers of seats are limited.|
Backcountry ski tours around APPI and Hachimantai, private Telemark ski lessons are also available. Please ask English Service Centre for details.
|WHEN||6 Dec-8 May|
|CAPACITY||1-5 people for 1 guide|
|Reservation||Until 5pm before the day|
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!