Enjoy ski in Sapporo

It already started real winter in Hokkado. Snow itself is troublesome for most local people, but the beautiful view with silver white colour still attracts us even though we see such scenery every year. if you never seen lots of snow, it must be impressing you indeed.
By the way, most ski area in Hokkaido generally opens mid Dec. Ski which gives us a chance to see nature view with snow white while we can exercise in the mountain is also one of the most fun activities for local people in winter since childhood.
Speaking of ski in Hokkaido, most famous place would be “Niseko” nowadays, but there are also some locations for skiing in Sapporo city which held winter olympic games in 1972. If you stay and have enough time in Sapporo, enjoying ski in the city would make memory of your journey more impressive.
Ski areas below are located in Sapporo city and convinient for tourists.


Sapporo Kokusai Skiing Resort
– Official website in English: http://www.sapporo-kokusai.jp/en/
– Transportation: There are shuttle buses from Subway and JR “Sapporo” Stations and the Hotel.
– Rental Ski & Ski-wear: Ski, Snowboard sets, each ¥5,200 yen, ski-wear rental available
– Has ski lessons

Sapporo Teine
– Official website in English: http://www.sapporo-teine.com/snow/lang/en/
– Transportation: From the center of Sapporo; around ¥5,500 by taxi. There are shuttle buses from Subway and JR “Sapporo” Stations and the Hotel.
– Rental Ski & Ski-wear: Ski set Adults ¥5,100 / per-day, Snowboard set Adults ¥4,200 / 4 hours–, Clothing Set Adults ¥3,900 / per-day
– Has ski lessons

Sapporo Bankei Ski Area
– Official website in English: http://www.bankei.co.jp/multilingual/english.html
– Transportation: From the center of Sapporo; around ¥5,000 by taxi. There are buses from Subway Namboku Line “Makomanai”, Tozai Line “Maruyama Park” and “Hassamu-Minami” Stations.
– Rental Ski & Ski-wear: Ski, Snowboard, Snow-blade sets, each 3,000 yen / 2 hours-, ski-wear rental available
– Has ski lessons

Mount Moiwa Ski Resort
– Official website in Japanese: http://www.rinyu.co.jp/modules/pico02/
– Transportation: From the center of Sapporo; around ¥2,700 by taxi. 10 minutes by taxi from Subway Namboku Line “Makomanai” and “Sumikawa” stations, for around ¥1,500.
– Rental Ski & Ski-wear :Ski set Adults ¥3,500 / 3 hours–, ski-wear rental available

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