Nature
Experience

BACKCOUNTRY SKIING, TELEMARK SKIING,
SNOWSHOWING 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.

COME & ENJOY APPI
BACKCOUNTRY TOUR

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.

WHEN23 Dec 2017 – 1 Apr 2018
HOURS9am – 11:30am / 1:30pm – 4pm
WHOExperienced backcountry before
CAPACITY2 – 4 persons
FEEHalf-Day: 6,000 yen / 1-Day: 11,000 yen
* 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.
RESERVATIONUntil 5pm on the day before
PREPARE1. 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.

SNOWSHOE NATURE TRAIL / LET’S WALK IN FRESH SNOW FOREST!

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!

WHEN16 Dec 2017 – 1 Apr 2018
HOURS9:30am – 4pm (Last Entry) *Close at 5pm
WHOEveryone
FEETrail 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
RESERVATIONNot necessary (*First come first served basis)
NOTEGears: warm ski or snowboard wear, hat, gloves, goggles (or sunglasses)
SPECIALGuided Tour
Go out with a nature guide and have more fun!
Hours
9:30am – 11:30am / 1:30pm – 4pm
* Reservation until 5pm on the day before
Capacity: 1-6 persons
Fee:
Age +13: 3,000yen
Age 5-12: 2,000yen

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?

WHEN3 Dec-6 May: 10am-6pm
WHOEveryone
FEEFrom 650yen
RESERVATIONAnytime for Business Hour
NOTE* The numbers of seats are limited.

PRIVATE LESSON & GUIDE…
EXPERIENCE EVERYTHING!

Backcountry ski tours around APPI and Hachimantai, private Telemark ski lessons are also available. Please ask English Service Centre for details.

WHEN2 Dec 2017 – 6 May 2018
CAPACITY1-5 people for 1 guide
FEE3hrs 19,000yen
5hrs 28,500yen
ReservationUntil 5pm before the day

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!