Rishiri is a small island and a paradise for backcountry skiing in Japan. It is located just 20 km away from the northern tip of Hokkaido, in northern Japan. Due to its location, the island receives the first wring of the Siberian storm coming in from Russia, bringing some of the best powder snow in Japan, comparable to Hokkaido’s world-famous powder. Besides, fewer tourists and many hot springs allow you to discover the traditional Japanese culture. Take your pick from our selection below and come explore the great variety of ski and snowboard terrain Rishiri has to offer. Explore-Share.com only promotes mountain trips led by certified guides.
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