Hirafu to Higashiyama Snow Shoe Experience

Today we decided on a change of pace and took a snow shoe tour along part of the Hirafu Higashiyama hiking trail.

Preparing for the hike, 7 December 2011

Preparing for the hike, 7 December 2011

Putting on a snowshoe, 7 December 2011

Putting on a snowshoe, 7 December 2011

Woodley got into the spirt of things quickly and putting in a nice trail for us to follow – yeaaaah Woodley.

Woodley the dog all ears, 7 December 2011

Woodley the dog all ears, 7 December 2011

After entering the trail we were really surprised by the ever changing Niseko landscape as we made our way along the trail.

Entering the forest on the snowshoes, 7 December 2011

Entering the forest on the snowshoes, 7 December 2011

Snowshoeing along the trail, 7 December 2011

Snowshoeing along the trail, 7 December 2011

In amongst the trees enjoying the view, 7 December 2011

In amongst the trees enjoying the view, 7 December 2011

This 360 degree video is a cool snap shot of the hike.

If you are interested in snow shoeing this winter find out more at Glen Claydon Photography