Even Newbies Can Enjoy Skiing at This Snowshoe Park in Yamagata

Many districts prepare a different event you can enjoy!

For anyone who’s looking to enjoy the snow this winter season, the “
Nishikawa Tsukiyama Snowshoe Park” is open until March 31 at Yumiharidaira Kouen Park Plaza (each district holds events until March 31, and the designated meeting place for each event depends on the district) of Nishikawamachi, Nishimurayamagun, Yamagata.

There are events that people of any age may participate. 

If you’re new to skiing, no need to worry. There are various programs for beginners to advanced skiers, and you may safely enjoy the snowshoe with a guide. There are also rental boots and stocks. It is held in each district of Nishikawamachi, so take note of the designated meeting place for each district.

A photo from the event host of people skiing forward through the untracked snow.

According to the host, “
Tsukiyama Asahi Tourism Association has declared that “Tsukiyama” is the number 1 Snow destination’ at the opening ceremony of the Tsukiyama Snowshoe Park on December 14. It is a declaration to reach ‘Number one destination for snow activities’ having the snow of Tsukiyama which is a symbol of Nishikawamachi as a tourism resource. Please visit the fresh snowshoe park, the number 1 stage for Snow, ‘the Snow of Tsukiyama,’ in Japan.”

Ready to walk around the beautiful snowfield in snowshoes? See you there!

Provided by Japan Walker
TM, WalkerplusTM, and Tokyo WalkerTM, (28 January 2020)

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