Yotei Fire Department Mountain Rescue Team carried out its first group training session of the year on February 3.
Nov. 19, 2020
At a height of 1,898 m, Mt. Yotei in Central Hokkaido is one of the prefecture’s most famous peaks.
Oct. 31, 2020
Large yellow sunflowers, the official flower of the town of Kyogoku in Central Hokkaido, bloom with snow-capped Mt. Yotei in the background. The autumn-blooming sunflowers are planted as a form of fertilizer, and are enjoyed by visitors as they bloom beautifully amid the cold winds.
Aug. 18, 2020
"Horse Back Country," the first horse riding club in the town of Kyogoku, close to the Niseko area, opened in June. Many people are enjoying the chance to spend time with horses amidst the beautiful backdrop of nature here.