NIPPON Kichi - 日本吉

2007/6/5

ニセコ連峰 Niseko-renpou The Niseko Mountains

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The Niseko Mountains cover the area from Kutchan-cho to Iwanai-cho in Abuta-gun, Hokkaido. There are mountains with over 1,000 m in altitude including Niseko Annupuri (1308 m). The area, which is designated as Niseko-Shakotan-Otaru Kaigan Quasi-National Park, is blessed with plenty of diversified landscapes of mountains, water and coats. There are 3 ski resorts at the main peak of Niseko Annupuri. Niseko is said to be the capital for nationwide ski enthusiasts and annually about 700,000 skiers and snowboarders visit this area. The Niseko Mountains, together with the large and small ponds and lakes spreading all around the base area and Mt. Yoteizan (1898 m) seen to the east, create a mysterious but refreshing landscape, which is said to be one of the representative landscapes in Hokkaido. As there area a lot of hot springs with different properties of water including Goshiki, Yumoto, and Konbu Hot Springs at the foot of the mountains, the area is visited by tourists all through the year. The Niseko mountain range with the grand landscapes and fine powder snow is a perfect retreat for holidays.

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Kutchan-cho, Abuta-gun, Hokkaido 044-0000
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The Niseko Mountains




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