New Businesskan

2-3-74-1 Nakamichi, Odate, Akita Prefecture, Tohoku, 017-0045, Japan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Odate

Late Fall Paddle of Lake Towada

A travel blog entry by lmkuehnl

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... paddling today, but also was able to see where we paddles last year.

As you can see, the lake is beautiful! And while it was a bit windy at the overlook, the water was very calm. Lake Towada is a volcanic crater lake created thousands of years ago and still fed by some thermal springs, but mostly filled by all the snow that falls in this area ...

Snow Road & Snowshoeing!

A travel blog entry by lmkuehnl

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The Aomori area "Snow Road" (road 103) opened up on 31 Mar, so after my trip to Korea, I decided to take a trip up to the Hakkoda mountains today to drive the snow road and do some late season snowshoeing.
As I planned the trip earlier in the week, I was hoping for good weather: blues skies, no rain/snow, ...but it seems ...

Snowy Road Trip

A travel blog entry by lmkuehnl

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... snow is actually that deep and the snowplows cut through it to keep the road open.

The roads are narrow normally, but with the added snow, it was quite a thrill when faced with an oncoming bus or large truck. ...or the crazy fool who was driving too fast, saw me coming, hit the brakes too hard, slid sideways, BUT luckily over-corrected back ...

Another Snowshoe Adventure

A travel blog entry by lmkuehnl

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... of seeing "Snow Monsters" on top of the mountain, we got a great workout climbing up the mountain from the parkinglot.

The weather was unseasonably warm making the snow really heavy and easy to pack down. As long as you weren't the one breaking trail, it was pretty easy going......except the uphill part.
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Pre-Christmas SnowShoeing Adventure

A travel blog entry by lmkuehnl

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Decided to get away on the first day of the 4-day Christmas weekend and it was a PERFECT day for a snowshoe trip in the Hakkoda mountains.




I normally hike solo, but wanted to find some new areas so I hooked up with a local guide who leads small groups on familarization trips. ....it was nice, but if I'd had the trailhead on a map, this ...

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