Welcome to Hokkaido
Daisetsuzan/Hokkaido Mountain Guide Office
“Mountain Flow” is a mountain guide company owned by solo female mountain guide specializing mountain activities in Hokkaido, especially the area of Daisetsuzan National Park. Established in 2014, Mountain Flow has been based in Higashikawa Town at the foot of Mt. Asahidake. Now, its base is in Sapporo and guide all over Hokkaido through seasons.
The Dasisetsuzan N. P. is the largest national park in Japan and comprised of mountain environment with a variety of flora and fauna and nature’s great work such as fresh powder snow in winter season, very beautiful weaving of autumn colors, trails with full of alpine flowers and more. The Hokkaido’s Tallest Mountain, Mt. Asahidake ie Here.
Mountain Flow Designs our tours to support clients to immerse themselves and spend the comfy flow of time in mountains at their own pace and style. Offering a private and small number of tour-group, we navigate clients to enable them to experience the beauty of nature with enjoyment and feel inspirations from it through activities in mountains. We believe that having such time and direct inspirations from nature develops appreciation around us and enriches our own lifestyle.
Experience! Hokkaido’s Nature! Let us take you to Daisetsuzan and another mountains in Hokkaido to give a zest into your trip in Japan. We are very happy to organize guided tour itinerary for your specific requirements for spending great time in mountains as well as experiencing the life of the locals.
Our Tour Programms
Mountain Flow’s Guide
JMGA Trekking/Ski Guide: Michiko AOKI
Having a background of living experiences in Canada and Kenya, Michiko AOKI has involved with nature and people from all over the world as a mountain guide. Born in Sapporo city and lived in Higashikawa Town, located at the bottom of Mt. ASahidake in Daisetsuzan NP. In2018, the office was moved to Sapporo.
Japanese (Native) / English (Fluent) / Swahili (Conversational Level)
Hiking & Telemark Skiing
– Certification from Canada Yamnuska Mountaineering 3 month-Semester
– Wilderness First Aid (80hrs)
– Canada Avalanche Association ATS Level2
– Japan Avalanche Network Level 1
– Technical Rope Rescue – Japanese Tour Conductor – Japanese Mountain Guide Association Certified Trekking/Ski Guid