1+ day ski touring in Hakuba, Japanese Alps


JMGA certified mountain guide Naoki will guide you through the spectacular Japanese Alps on this fantastic 1+ day ski touring adventure in Hakuba!


Japan Alps

1 Day

Mar, Apr, May




  • Explore the vast Hakuba backcountry and some of the best powder in Japan.
  • Improve your ski touring skills with the help of an expert local guide.
  • Ski down some of the most amazing powder in the world!


Get away from the resorts and explore some untracked powder in the high mountains of the Japanese Alps. Follow me on this 1+day ski touring adventure in Hakuba and discover some of the world’s best powder!

Located 209 kilometers west of Tokyo, the Japanese Alps are home to some of the highest mountains in the country. Hakuba is the most famous of all the ski resorts in the Alps and has become a desired winter destination particularly among international skiers from all over the world.

Depending on weather and snow conditions, we’ll choose which places to explore and which mountains to ascend. By taking the lifts of Omachi, Hakuba, Otari and Itoigawa, we’ll have access to some of the best places in Hakuba for ski touring.

This is the perfect opportunity to take your skiing and snowboarding skills to the next level with the help of an expert local guide. This 1+ day ski touring trip is suitable for strong skiers and snowboarders, and bear in mind that all participants must have a fairly strong fitness level.

Ready for this magical ski touring and snowboarding adventure? Then send your request now and start preparing for an unforgettable experience!


More info

Kit List: -Ski gears (skis, split boards, snowboards) -Skins, snowshoes -Ski or snowboard boots -Crampon (with more than 10 points) -Sunglasses -Goggles -Gloves -Ski wear / clothing -Avalanche safety gears (beacon, probe, shovel)


About the guide

I am a JMGA certified mountain and ski / snowboarding guide. I was born in Shiga prefecture, where I still live, and have been snowboarding since 1999. I’ve been a backcountry guide since 2007

My passion is travelling and backcountry snowboarding. My guiding style is to travel to snowboard, and during the winter season, I travel from Hokkaido to Western Japan (Gifu) chasing the snow with my clients.

I am not a pro snowboarder that decorates the front page of free ride magazines nor am I a super climber on high peaks abroad, but my speciality is to understand what clients seek and to guide accordingly.

My slogan is “To guide with maximum effort! Enjoy with clients! And by all means, safely!!”
Please join me to have fun in the backcountry fields all over Japan!

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Prices per person, per day

Group of 1

JPY 51547 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee



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