From June to October, get out and stride the perfect hiking trails in the Niseko Mountains. The tourist office has a map providing more trails for hiking.
Location (Shinsen-numa) 20km north of Niseko Annupuri Ski Area, 18km south of Iwanai
Climbing Season mid July to mid October
Niseko Annupuri & Hirafu Summer Gondolas
ニセコアンヌプリ · ヒラフサマーゴンドラ / 9am-4.30pm / Daily late Jul-late Aug, weekend mid Jul & Sep-mid Oct / One-way ¥790, return ¥1300 / annupuri.info/summer
From mid July to mid October, Annupuri Ski Area’s main gondola takes you up to 1000m for a viewing platform. From where, it is an hour trek to the Niseko Annupuri (ニセコアンヌプリ) at 1308m with magnificent views of Yotei-zan and the ocean.
You can catch the Hirafu Gondola (return tickets can be used on both of gondolas) or climb down to Goshiki Onsen (70min) from Niseko Annupuri.
Niseko Numameguri Course
ニセコ沼めぐりコース / Jun-Oct
From June to October, get out and stride the perfect hiking trails, such as Numa-meguri Course between Goshiki Onsen and Shinsen-numa (神仙沼: 3hrs) linking picturesque marshes and the volcanic mountain Iwaonupuri (イワオヌプリ: 1118m).
Hiking Trails around Yumoto Onsen
From Yumoto Onsen (湯本温泉) it is a 2.5-hour trail to the top of Chisenupuri (1134m). You can continue hike to Shinsen-numa (100min) via an artificial pond of Naga-numa (長沼), or to Goshiki Onsen (2.5hrs) via the top of Nitonupuri (ニトヌプリ: 1080m).
NISEKO MOUNTAINS MAP