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If you are interested in mountaineering or snowshoeing, this is a must! Beginner’s workshop

2022.3.2

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The Myoko Kogen Visitor Center is scheduled to open in April next to Imori Pond in Myoko City, Niigata Prefecture. Before the opening, a beginner’s course for enjoying outdoor activities such as mountain climbing and snowshoeing will be held in March. We are currently recruiting participants.

If you are interested in participating, please take precautions against infection by gargling and washing your hands, and wear a mask.

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First time snowshoe walking workshop
Date: Saturday, March 12

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A snowshoeing workshop will be held at Myoko Kogen, one of the heaviest snowfall areas in Japan. Participants will learn how to walk on snow with snowshoes and stocks while experiencing deep snow. Those who have never experienced snow before are also welcome to participate. Participation fee is 2,000 yen per person and advance registration is required. Please register by phone or email. Snowshoe and stock rental is also available. Please consult with us when you register.

■Time: Meet at 9:00 / Dismissal at 12:00
After a brief lecture, we will go out to the field to learn how to put on snowshoes.
■Capacity: 1 to 6 people
■Participation fee: 2000 yen
■Rental fee: 500 yen for stock, 1000 yen for snowshoes
■Meeting/dismissal point: Myoko Kogen Visitor Center

【Application and Inquiries】
■Phone: 0255-75-5270
■E-mail: myokokogen.vc@gmail.com
Please tell us your name (number of people), telephone number, e-mail address, address (city, town, village), and whether or not you need a rental car when you apply.


 

Consultation: Introduction to Mountaineering from the First Time “Guide to Climbing Mount Myoko and Mount Hiuchi
Date: Sunday, March 13

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Mount Myoko
One-day mountain climbing at the top of the mountain we always look up from the bottom.

【Hiuchiyama】
2 days and 1 night mountain trip staying at a hutte by the marshland

This year, I really want to climb Myoko Mountain and Mt. This is a casual consultation session for those who want to climb Mt. The event is free of charge, but you can register in advance. Participation is free, but advance registration is required. Please register by phone or email.

■Time: 10:00 – 11:30
■Capacity: Up to 12 people
■Participation fee: Free
■Location: Workshop, Myoko Kogen Visitor Center

【Application and Inquiries】
■Phone: 0255-75-5270
■E-mail: myokokogen.vc@gmail.com
Please tell us your name (number of people), telephone number, e-mail address, and address (city, town, and village) when you apply.


 

Snowshoe map reading workshop

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Winter, when the trails are covered with snow, is a good season for map reading, reading the terrain and directions. We will hold a “desk lecture” indoors to learn how to read a map and use a compass, and a “hands-on lecture” out in the field.

【desk lecture】
Date: Saturday, March 19

This course will teach you how to read a map and use a compass from scratch. Depending on weather conditions, we may go outdoors to test the use of the map and compass. The fee is 500 yen per person, and advance registration is required. Please register by phone or email.

■Time: 13:30 – 15:00
■Capacity: 12 people
■Participation fee: 500 yen
■Location: Myoko Kogen Visitor Center

【hands-on lecture】
Date: Sunday, March 20

We go out into the snow-covered field and walk using a map and compass. We will walk on the snow while checking our location and looking at the terrain. After checking the equipment and a brief lecture, we will go out into the field with snowshoes on and conduct the workshop. The fee is 3000 yen per person and advance registration is required. Please register by phone or email at least one week before the event. Snowshoe and stock rental is also available. Please consult with us when you register.

■Time: Meet at 10:00 / Dismiss at around 15:00
■Capacity: 4 people
■Participation fee: 3,000 yen
■Rental fee: stock 500 yen / snowshoes 1000 yen
■Meeting/dissolution place: Kyukyumura Myoko parking lot

【Application and Inquiries】
■Phone: 0255-75-5270
■E-mail: myokokogen.vc@gmail.com
Please tell us your name (number of people), telephone number, e-mail address, address (city, town, village), and whether or not you need a rental car when you apply.

 


 

Consultation: “Guide to Climbing Mt.
Date: Monday, March 21 (national holiday)

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Fuji (3776m), the highest mountain in Japan and one of the most representative mountains in Japan, I want to climb it someday! Fuji (3776m). Fuji (3776m), one of Japan’s highest mountains. Experienced guides certified by the Japan Mountain Guides Association will answer questions such as “Can I climb it? Participation is free, but advance registration is required. Please register by phone or email.

■Time: 10:00 – 11:30
■Capacity: Up to 12 people
■Participation fee: Free
■Location: Workshop, Myoko Kogen Visitor Center

【Application and Inquiries】
■Phone: 0255-75-5270
■E-mail: myokokogen.vc@gmail.com
Please tell us your name (number of people), phone number, e-mail address, and address (city, town, village) when you apply.