We’ve been relying on Robert Thomson’s excellent cycling and ski touring routes for years. Available at 14Degrees- Off the beaten track they helped us plot and plan new rides, new backcountry trips and snowshoeing expeditions around Tanuki Lodge in the Niseko and Rankoshi regions.
So we’re very excited to see the new shape Rob’s resources have taken with the launch of The Hokkaido Wilds. A dedicated portal to getting outdoors in Hokkaido with routes, descriptions, amazing photos and tons of the information that it can be tricky sourcing as a foreigner, with limited Japanese, in Japan. There’s a great crew of people behind The Hokkaido Wilds and some excellent information, especially for those planning to explore Hokkaido’s amazing backcountry. Make sure you check it out and in particular;