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1+ day off piste snowboarding and splitboarding in Hokkaido | Japan

1+ day off piste snowboarding and splitboarding in Hokkaido

Join Jun, a JMGA certified mountain guide, on this off piste snowboarding and splitboarding program in Hokkaido for as many days as you want to!


+1 Day


Jan - May, Dec






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Come enjoy Sapporo’s backcountry terrain, and its amazing powder, for one or more days with this off piste snowboarding and splitboarding trip in Hokkaido.

Hokkaido is the northernmost island of Japan. It is famous for having some of the best quality snow in the world! Plus it has majestic mountains with an incredible backcountry terrain to explore. Sapporo is the biggest city of the island and there are lots of spots around it to go searching for the best powder!

That’s why I’ve designed an open program to meet all your expectations! Depending on the snow and weather conditions we’ll decide the best possible option for you.

We can enjoy the backcountry terrain close to one of the many ski resorts in the area, like Sapporo Teine, Sapporo Kokusai, Kiroro, Niseko, Rusutsu, Yubari, Kamui, Furano, Tomamu, Sahoro. Or we can skin up and go splitboarding to find the virgin slopes a bit further away. It will be your choice!

The plan is to ride between 6 and 8 hours a day, for as many days you wish!

So please, send me a request if you want to join me in this amazing off piste snowboarding and splitboarding program in Hokkaido.

Both snowboarders and skiers are welcomed!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Secure your spot with just 25% payment

48-hour free cancellation with 30-day advance booking


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Equipment: Renting ski equipment in Japan is not easy but I can try to do it for you. I will need you to give me the model and the size of the DYNASTAR boots that fit your feet. Please let me know also your size (for the skis). Here are the renting prices:

  • Avalanche security set (beacon, shovel, probe) = 15,000JPY/week
  • Boots = around 15,000JPY/week.
  • Skis, poles and skin = 28,000JPY/week

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About the guide: Jun

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Mountain Leader

I wish you a very warm welcome from Hokkaido, the north island of Japan. The dream spot for any fan of powder skiing!
I'm Jun, I'm a JMGA (Japan Mountain Guides Association) mountain and ski guide. I'm also a ski and telemark instructor. I graduated from the Hokkaido University. I have been skiing all around Hokkaido and I know every corner of this incredible island. I'm also an expert in avalanche safety management.
I'm guiding my friends and clients in all the most beautiful places of Hokkaido: Shiretoko (UNESCO World Nature Heritage), Daisetsuzan National Park, Rishiri, Niseko, Yotei volcano, Asahikawa... hiking, skiing and mountaineering.
Have a look to the different tours I propose to have more info on what you can experience here and get in touch with me. I will be very happy to help you organising your trip and guide you in our beautiful mountains. I'm also the director of the Hokkaido Mountain Guides Association (HMGA) which includes around 84 guides.


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What people are saying about Jun



This was a really great trip! Jun-san made really our holiday a perfect one. We we're looking for powder and Jun really knew how to find this. Also he was very attent to make sure we were okay all day and we really felt save everywhere we went. Jun, thank you very very much!



We had a brilliant couple of days with Jun. At a difficult time in not the best season for Hokkaido, Jun was able to sniff out unexpected powder stashes and we skied some great snow! Really nice guy as well!



Jun is an outstanding guide, a true expert in his field. He was attentive to our needs and desires and very ably provided us with a fantastic experience skiing in the Asahikawa area backcountry. I will book other trips with him and highly recommend him to others!


Jun did an incredible job guiding us through Daisetsuzan National Park. He was attentive, friendly and courteous. His knowledge of the local flora, fauna, and landscape was superb (that rock garden in particular left a deep impression on me). His cooking was superb. And, we felt like we experienced aspects of the Japanese outdoors and culture that are very hard to reach. Andy and I had a phenomenal time.



Jun was a very safe and knowledgeable guide for our one day skiing trip for Yotei. He knew lots about the snowpack and the local wildlife and trees. We felt safe the entire time and really appreciated the pace he went at. Would recommend!

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