Rusutsu is the location of the main ski resort in Hokkaido Prefectures, located 90 minutes from Sapporo’s Chitose International Airport. It is home to 37 ski runs, which comprise a total area of 42 kilometres. Besides skiing, dog sledding and snowmobiling are popular activities. Visitors can also enjoy tours to Lake Toya for its hot springs or to Mount Usu, an active volcano. Rusutsu hotels range in price depending on the season.