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Freeriding & Ski Touring in Japan: Upcoming Dates (2018 – 2019)

Marina Parra November 25, 2018
freeride skiing in Japan , Hakuba , Nagano , Niseko , Rishiri , ski touring in Hokkaido , ski touring in Honshu , ski touring in Japan

Japan is a powder snow paradise, brimming with exciting opportunities for freeriding & ski touring lovers.

The most legendary ski resorts in Japan —including Niseko, Sapporo and Furano, among others— are located within Hokkaido, the northernmost island in the country, which is famous worldwide for its heavy snowfalls. Honshu —Japan’s main island— is home to the Japan Alps and boasts some popular ski areas like Nagano, Hakuba, Myoko and Niigata.


Wondering where to go to ski the finest Japanese powder? Read this blog post to find out!


If skiing in Japan is on your radar for this 2018 – 2019 winter season, check out all the possible destinations & upcoming dates below and join a group with a certified mountain guide!

 

Freeriding & Ski Touring in Hokkaido

 

Niseko

 

Dec 21 – Dec 30 (10 days)

  • Trip: Freeride skiing & Ski touring in Niseko
  • Price: 3850 EUR Few spots left

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Dec 26 – Jan 4 (10 days)

  • Trip: Freeride skiing & Ski touring in Niseko

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Dec 28 – Jan 6 (10 days)

  • Trip: Freeride skiing & Ski touring in Niseko
  • Price: 3850 EUR  

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Jan 6 – Jan 16 (11 days)

  • Trip: Freeride skiing in Niseko
  • Price: 1990 EUR Few spots left

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Jan 8 – Jan 17 (10 days)

  • Trip: Freeride skiing & Ski touring in Niseko

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Jan 15 – Jan 20 (6 days)

  • Trip: Ski touring in Niseko
  • Price: 2850 EUR Few spots left

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Jan 25 – Feb 3 (10 days)

  • Trip: Freeride skiing & Ski touring in Niseko
  • Price: 3850 EUR

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Feb 17 – Feb 27 (11 days)

 

  • Trip: Freeride skiing in Niseko
  • Price: 1990 EUR Few spots left

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Feb 22 – Mar 4 (11 days)

 

  • Trip: Freeride skiing in Niseko
  • Price: 1990 EUR

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Feb 27 – Mar 9 (11 days)

 

  • Trip: Freeride skiing in Niseko
  • Price: 1990 EUR Few spots left

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Freeride & Ski touring in Japan
Niseko is the most famous ski touring destination in Japan among foreigners. Photo courtesy of Josef Simunek.

 

Rishiri Island

 

Jan 10 – Jan 20 (11 days)

  • Trip: Ski touring in Rishiri Island and around Hokkaido

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Jan 23 – Feb 2 (11 days)

  • Trip: Ski touring in Rishiri Island and around Hokkaido
  • Price: 2980 EUR

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Feb 12 – Feb 22 (11 days)

  • Trip: Ski touring in Rishiri Island and around Hokkaido
  • Price: 2980 EUR

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Mar 5 – Mar 15 (11 days)

  • Trip: Ski touring in Rishiri Island and around Hokkaido
  • Price: 2980 EUR

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Mar 10 – Mar 20 (11 days)

  • Trip: Ski touring in Rishiri Island and around Hokkaido
  • Price: 2980 EUR

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Mar 2 – Mar 12 (11 days)

  • Trip: Ski touring in Rishiri Island & the Shiretoko Peninsula
  • Price: 3950 EUR

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Apr 6 –  Apr 9 (4 days)

  • Trip: Ski mountaineering in Rishiri Island
  • Price: 150000 JPY

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Freeride & Ski touring in Japan
The beauty of the Shiratoko Peninsula. Photo courtesy of Jean Annequin.

Multiple destinations in Hokkaido

 

Jan 2 – Jan 10 (9 days)

  • Trip: Freeriding & Ski touring in Hokkaido (Furano, Niseko, Rusutsu, etc). 

Sold out!

 

Jan 6 – Jan 14 (9 days)

  • Trip: Freeriding & Ski touring in Hokkaido (Furano, Niseko, Rusutsu, etc).
  • Price: 2650 EUR

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Jan 10 – Jan  18 (9 days)

  • Trip: Freeriding & Ski touring in Hokkaido (Furano, Niseko, Rusutsu, etc).

Sold out!

 

Jan 20 – Jan 28 (9 days)

  • Trip: Freeriding & Ski touring in Hokkaido (Sapporo, Nisekoi, Furano, etc).
  • Price: 2950 EUR 

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Jan 26 – Feb 3 (9 days)

  • Trip: Ski touring in Hokkaido (Niseko, Mt Yotei, Furano, etc).
  • Price: 3750 EUR Few spots left

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Jan 27 – Feb 4 (9 days)

  • Trip: Freeriding & Ski touring in Hokkaido (Furano, Niseko, Rusutsu, etc).
  • Price: 2650 EUR Few spots left

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Feb 2 – Feb 10 (9 days)

  • Trip: Ski touring in Hokkaido (Niseko, Mt Yotei, Furano, etc).
  • Price: 3750 EUR

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Feb 10 – Feb 18 (9 days)

  • Trip: Freeriding & Ski touring in Hokkaido (Furano, Niseko, Rusutsu, etc).
  • Price: 2650 EUR

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Feb 17 – Feb 27 (11 days)

  • Trip: Ski touring in Hokkaido (Niseko, Mt Yotei, Furano, etc).
  • Price: 2190 EUR Few spots left

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Feb 27 – Mar 9 (11 days)

  • Trip: Ski touring in Hokkaido (Niseko, Mt Yotei, Furano, etc).
  • Price: 2190 EUR

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Freeride & Ski touring in Japan
Beautiful forests covered in snow in Hokkaido. Photo courtesy Jean Annequin.

 

Freeriding & Ski touring in Honshu 

 

Nagano & Niigata

 

Jan 8 – Jan 17 (10 days)

  • Trip: Backcountry and powder skiing in Nagano & Niigata
  • Price: 350000 JPY

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Jan 12 – Jan 21 (10 days)

  • Trip: Backcountry and powder skiing in Nagano & Niigata

Sold out!

 

Jan 20 – Jan 27 (8 days)

  • Trip: Ski touring in Nagano & Niigata
  • Price:

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Jan 29 – Feb 7 (10 days)

  • Trip: Ski touring in Nagano & Niigata
  • Price:

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Feb 9 – Feb 16 (8 days)

  • Trip: Ski touring in Nagano & Niigata
  • Price:

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Feb 14 – Feb 24 (10 days)

  • Trip: Backcountry and powder skiing in Nagano & Niigata
  • Price: 350000 JPY

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Feb 26 – Mar 7 (10 days)

  • Trip: Backcountry and powder skiing in Nagano & Niigata
  • Price: 350000 JPY

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Freeride & Ski touring in Japan
Japanese ski resorts receive an average of 10 to 18 meters of snow each season. Photo courtesy of Up Ski & Mountain Guides.

Hakuba

 

Jan 3 – Jan 13 (11 days)

  • Trip: Powder skiing in Nagano & Hakuba

Sold out!

 

Jan 14 – Jan 24 (11 days)

  • Trip: Powder skiing in Nagano & Hakuba
  • Price: 2900 EUR Few spots left

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Jan 21 – Jan 27 (7 days)

  • Trip: Powder skiing in Hakuba
  • Price: 3200 CAD

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Jan 29 – Feb 7 (10 days)

  • Trip: Steep backcountry skiing in Hakuba
  • Price:

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Myoko

 

Jan 29 – Feb 7 (10 days)

  • Trip: Backcountry skiing in Myoko
  • Price:

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These are all our group departure dates to ski in Japan this season. Find more options for guided private ski touring trips here!

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