Award Recipient: MARUZEN KANKO Co. Ltd.
Area: RISHIRI TOWN and RISHIRIFUJI TOWN, Hokkaido
Back Country Tour is a tour that offers mainly snow mountain hiking and skiing on Rishiri Island inHokkaido. Rishiri Island is known as the furthest island of Hokkaido. The word, Rishiri is originated in the Ainu language meaning high mountain and as the name suggests, the island stood around Rishi mountain. Rishiri Mountain in the center of the island has an elevation of 1721 meters, is also known as Rishiri Fuji and was selected as one of the top hundred mountains in Japan. Back Country Tour on Rishiri Mountain offers skiing and snowboarding in the unspoiled nature, so that you can enjoy the winter Rishiri Island with all your body and heart.