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Chitose River Long-run Canoe Route (Hokkaido, Japan)


The pristine Chitose River (千歳川) is a mainstay for Sapporo-based canoeists keen to get away from it all, and to hone one's skills. This long-run route, only possible before the beginning of July each year, takes in a full, unbroken 12km of the river, including the exciting Class II+ drop just above the Indian Wheel installation at the Salmon Information Center in Chitose city center. From the second weekend of July, the Indian Wheel is installed, and river users have to make a long portage. Get in early, and enjoy a full run along one of the clearest, cleanest rivers in Hokkaido. See the full route overview at Hokkaido Wilds:

Price: Free


Category: Parks & Forests

Activities: Paddling

Published: 2020-July-30

Language: English, Japanese

Size: 9.3 MB

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