Snow Biking in Japan

cycling training on snow with road racing bikes with studded tires

Mt.Tokachidake (Mt.Tokachi) 31

Temperature: minus 24 degrees Celsius at the Tokachidake Hot Springs (Tokachidake Onsen).

The sky was covered with clouds at the beginning. However, approaching the summit, the clouds were dissipating more and more and a strong radiative cooling occurred. The katabatic wind became very strong and everything began to be frozen. He heard the sound of frost crack more than 10 times at the summit. There, the diamond dust was falling from the sky. He climbed two times and he did the interval training at the summit each time.