SNOWBOARD MOVIE (OKAKEN CINEMA 2012)
In the northernmost region of Honshu, located in Aomori Prefecture,
there are a famous group of volcanos.
The region is constantly visited by strong winds which originate from the Sea of Japan.
These winds from magnificent clouds that bring blizzards over the area and a massive amount of snow to the mountains.
Constant heavy snowfall and freezing winds change the slopes every minutes.
Conditions are often extreme enough to completely encase trees in ice!
These frozen is known as, "Hakkoda".
Both locals and visitors have come to associate the peaks as symbol of fear and respect.
This documentary explores the different seasons of Hakkoda.
but will feature the winter and common activities.