Kokusetsu Horotachi is a small ski hill located near the central area of Horokanai town in northern region of Hokkaido.
Hokkaido is the second largest island of Japan and also the largest and northernmost prefecture (though it is not usually referred to as a prefecture). It has coastlines on the Sea of Japan, the Sea of Okhotsk and also the Pacific Ocean. Sapporo is the capital city of Hokkaido and was host to the 1972 Winter Olympics. Hokkaido is home to the largest number of ski hills in Japan. While the majority of them are very small, some of the larger ski and snowboard resorts in Hokkaido - mostly found in regions to the west and east of Sapporo - are amongst the most famous in Japan.
32.8km from the Wassamu IC on the Hokkaido Expressway
41.5km from the Asahikawa Takasu IC on the Hokkaido Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 275 (1.7km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 126
The ski hill is located close by the side of Prefecture Road 126 and less than 2km from Route 275, to the west of Horokanai town centre.
At the time of writing (mid May), almost all ski resorts in Japan have closed for the 2016-2017 season.
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