I just wanted to say that Kenichi-san was a fantastic guide and a really good man. We loved our time with him and got to ski much more powder snow than if we had been by ourselves. I highly recommend him as a guide.
Five hours away from the modern and bustling city of Tokyo, there’s an ancient village that seems to be frozen in time. This winter, a group of friends went there on a backcountry ski trip in Shirakawago with local JMGA mountain guide Ryuta Asahi. Read about their experience and discover a wild ski destination that is emerging as … Continue reading “Unknown Japan: a backcountry skiing experience in Shirakawago”
Thinking of Japan as a destination for your next ski trip? We already told you our 5 top reasons to ski in Japan. So if you are now convinced, it’s time to start planning! When to go, which destination to choose, what to do, which kind of trip… The number of questions to deal with … Continue reading “Ski in Japan: All you must know to organize your trip”
The far north of Japan has a hidden gem for ski lovers. Many people talk about Hakuba, Niseko or Sapporo, but very few venture all the way up to Rishiri.