Place : Next to the Neiparu-no-mori building in Mori
Fee : 400yen for adult, 200yen for elementary school students
Others: No shampoo, conditioner, nor soup are provided, but they lent onsen set for 200yen. The set consists of mentioned three goods and towels. They have large bath tubs inside and outside. A sauna and a cold water pool are also equipped. If it is fine, you can command a fine view of Mt. Komagatake while you enjoy the outside bath.(If my memory is correct.) At the entrance, you can buy rice, vegetables, pickled vegetables made by local people. Rice was cheaper than that is sold in supermarkets in Hakodate.
Course : 3.7km and most of the course runs in the forest.
Ski rental fee : Nil
Course fee : Nil
Others: Please apply at the office of the Neiparu-no-mori Hokkaido Yourth Center
You can borrow a ski set after filling up the application. There was a staff who spoke English.
Since I found the ice work made by Furube fall, I visit the place every year at this time. This winter was so cold that the ice mountain made by the fall has grown very well.
Place : Drive Route 278 toward Todohokke and after passing the Choshi Beach wher e you can find surfers sometimes, you'll find the fall on your left after leaving the second tuunel. The first tunnel is long and named Choshi tunnel and the second one called Takinosawa tunnel. Sorry I'm not very sure about the names of tunnles.
Tel : 0138-86-2121
Fee : 400yen for adult, 200 yen for kids
Others : Shampoo, conditioner and body soap are provided. It has two outdoor bathtubs and one of them is jacuzzi. Inside of the bathroom, there are five tubs; jet bath, low, middle, and high temperature's, and a cold water tub. A finnish-style sauna is also available. (This information is about women's. )
At the foot of Mt. Esan, there is an onsen hotel, "Hotel Cape." It provides its onsen facility for day-trippers. This hotel is popular among hikers after their hiking at Mt. Esan, which is 618 meter-high active volcano.
Course : 3km & 5km condition is good and course is wide enough for two peopel skiing side by side
Ski rental fee: 1,000 yen for a set(ski, boots and stocks)
Course fee : 500yen
Others: You can ask to use hot spring bath of the hotel. If you want, you need to extra 500yen. The hotel provides you a bath towel and washing towel. From twelve to three in the afternoon, the large communal bath rooms are no available to use for cleaning.
When I went there, I made two rounds of 3km course. I could find many foot-prints of foxes. According to guests staying at the hotel, they could see foxes and squarrels there from the hotel building and while they were skiing. It sounds great!!
A few days later, I went back the course again and took 5 km course. It was great!
The photo above was taken on the way from 5 km couse to 3 km course. I could see Mt. Komagatake clearly and found various footprints of squirrels, foxes, and hares.
Course: 2.7km flat and plain.
Ski rental : 1,000 yen (But size and number of the sets are limited. Ten sets or so from 22.5 to 26.0cm)
Field fee : Free
Others: You need to check in at the front desk even if you have your own ski set. After skiing, you can enjoy hot spring designed by Masayuki Nagare. On the ski course you can see some works by him.
Hot spring fee: 800yen (Discounted price is 600yen. When you check in, you will given a discount coupon.)
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Next to the parking lot, there was a snow slide and tubes and plastic sleighs were provided. My friends and I enjoyed a lot;->