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Caution: Asiatic Black Bears

Asiatic black bears, known as tsuki-no-wa-guma in Japanese, inhabit the islands of Honshu and Shikoku including Hachimantai City. While naturally timid creatures, there has been an increase in bear sightings in recent years. Due care should be taken when entering or hiking in mountainous areas where these bears live.

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Your insider guide to summer in Hachimantai

Hachimantai’s comparatively mild northern summer is a great time to experience the city’s abundant nature with plenty to see and a range of outdoor activities to try. Here’s your insider guide to getting even more from your summer break in Hachimantai.

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Drive Hachimantai

Hachimantai is a great destination for a driving holiday: With your own wheels you can wander off the beaten path and explore this natural wonderland at your own pace. We’ve brought together four of Hachimantai’s best driving routes so you can lose yourself in the gorgeous mountain scenery and friendly locales.

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Gourmet Ashiro

Take a drive into the mountains and experience the quality cuisine and rural hospitality of the Ashiro area. Here you can taste local ingredients at their source, learn about centuries old traditions and breathe in the fresh country air.

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Your insider guide to spring in Hachimantai

While snow lingers on the mountain tops, the warmer weather brings with it impressive blooms and the famous Hachimantai Dragon Eye phenomenon atop Kagami-numa Pond. No matter when you visit in spring, there’s something different to see. Here’s your insider guide to getting even more from your spring holiday to Hachimantai.

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Hachimantai City Snow Festival 2024

Hachimantai City Snow Festival 2024Happening from January 27th (Saturday) to February 12th (Monday), 2024!

With the first snow falling on Mt. Iwate in mid-October and lingering until early May when visitors have the rare opportunity to see snow together with the cherry blossoms, Hachimantai’s long winters and heavy snowfall draw visitors from far and wide. Hachimantai’s extremely dry powder snow is well-known amongst skiers and snowboarders across Japan and around the world, but winter here offers more than just great experiences on the slopes. Here’s your insider guide to getting even more from your journey to this winter wonderland.

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HOUSE APPI

Bakery restaurant and grocery store “HOUSE APPI” has finally opened!

With the first snow falling on Mt. Iwate in mid-October and lingering until early May when visitors have the rare opportunity to see snow together with the cherry blossoms, Hachimantai’s long winters and heavy snowfall draw visitors from far and wide. Hachimantai’s extremely dry powder snow is well-known amongst skiers and snowboarders across Japan and around the world, but winter here offers more than just great experiences on the slopes. Here’s your insider guide to getting even more from your journey to this winter wonderland.

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Discover the Magical Landscapes of Hachimantai’s Powder Snow Paradise on a Guided Snowshoe Adventure in Japan!

With the first snow falling on Mt. Iwate in mid-October and lingering until early May when visitors have the rare opportunity to see snow together with the cherry blossoms, Hachimantai’s long winters and heavy snowfall draw visitors from far and wide. Hachimantai’s extremely dry powder snow is well-known amongst skiers and snowboarders across Japan and around the world, but winter here offers more than just great experiences on the slopes. Here’s your insider guide to getting even more from your journey to this winter wonderland.

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On Wednesday, February 7, 2024, a gastronomy event will be held at “Northern Grande Hachimantai” in Hachimantai City, Iwate Prefecture.

With the first snow falling on Mt. Iwate in mid-October and lingering until early May when visitors have the rare opportunity to see snow together with the cherry blossoms, Hachimantai’s long winters and heavy snowfall draw visitors from far and wide. Hachimantai’s extremely dry powder snow is well-known amongst skiers and snowboarders across Japan and around the world, but winter here offers more than just great experiences on the slopes. Here’s your insider guide to getting even more from your journey to this winter wonderland.

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This winter, why not spend a special time in a luxurious space and the finest powder snow?

With the first snow falling on Mt. Iwate in mid-October and lingering until early May when visitors have the rare opportunity to see snow together with the cherry blossoms, Hachimantai’s long winters and heavy snowfall draw visitors from far and wide. Hachimantai’s extremely dry powder snow is well-known amongst skiers and snowboarders across Japan and around the world, but winter here offers more than just great experiences on the slopes. Here’s your insider guide to getting even more from your journey to this winter wonderland.

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Why don’t you enjoy snow resort in Hachimantai during New Year’s?

With the first snow falling on Mt. Iwate in mid-October and lingering until early May when visitors have the rare opportunity to see snow together with the cherry blossoms, Hachimantai’s long winters and heavy snowfall draw visitors from far and wide. Hachimantai’s extremely dry powder snow is well-known amongst skiers and snowboarders across Japan and around the world, but winter here offers more than just great experiences on the slopes. Here’s your insider guide to getting even more from your journey to this winter wonderland.

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Finally, the Hachimantai Resort Panorama & Shimokura ski resort is scheduled to open on Saturday, December 23, 2023 for the 2023-2024 season.

With the first snow falling on Mt. Iwate in mid-October and lingering until early May when visitors have the rare opportunity to see snow together with the cherry blossoms, Hachimantai’s long winters and heavy snowfall draw visitors from far and wide. Hachimantai’s extremely dry powder snow is well-known amongst skiers and snowboarders across Japan and around the world, but winter here offers more than just great experiences on the slopes. Here’s your insider guide to getting even more from your journey to this winter wonderland.

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