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Akita | Snow Monsters of Mt.Moriyoshi

Night observation of the Snow Monsters of Mt. Moriyoshi on-board a Pisten snow tractor
Pisten snow tractors are typically only allowed to be ridden by the staff of a ski resort. However, at Mt. Moriyoshi, special night tours on the snow tractors are conducted when the snow monsters appear. The snow tractors used here are equipped with a personnel cabin and are able to accommodate up to 15 people. Climb up to 1,400m and enjoy the view of the snow monsters from the comfort of the cabin furnished with a heater to keep you warm from the winter cold. It takes 30 minutes one-way to arrive at the arctic world of the snow monsters. Using the light from the snow tractor, watch the magical sight unfold as the towering snow monsters come into view. This tour will be conducted on weekdays and holidays from February till the end of March. Among the three famous spots for viewing snow monsters within Tohoku, Mt. Moriyoshi is the only place you will be able to do so from a Pisten. The rare views of Mt. Moriyoshi's beautiful snow monsters at night are definitely worth a visit.



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Tohoku Region | JNTO Official Website

Akita Prefecture | JNTO Official Website




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