4-day splitboarding tour in Niseko Haute Route

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Join Jun, a JMGA certified mountain guide, on this 4-day splitboarding tour in Niseko Haute Route to explore the best backcountry terrain in Japan.

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Niseko

4 Days

Mar, Apr, May

Occasional

Intermediate


Description

The Niseko Haute Route is a classic winter traverse in Hokkaido, Japan. Let me guide you through this amazing mountain adventure with this 4-day splitboarding tour.

Niseko is known around the world for its incredible ski resorts with large backcountry areas and the most perfect powder snow. It’s located in the slopes of Mount Yotei, 50 kms southeast of Sapporo, the biggest city in the Hokkaido island of Japan. 

This 4-day program is meant to connect the Annupuri Ski Resort in Niseko with Mount Raiden that lies in the western shores of the island.

There are many possible peaks and slopes that we can climb up and ride down all along the way: Weisshorn, Shakunage and Mekunnaidake.

Plus, once in the lodge, after a long day out in the snow, we’ll be able to relax in the local Onsens (hot springs) that will help you recover for the next morning.

So, if you are interested in exploring these amazing mountains and riding through the best powder in the world, please send me a request and we’ll start organizing this 4-day splitboarding tour in Niseko Haute Route together. Remember that both snowboarders and skiers are welcomed!

And if you want to try another great snowboarding experience in Hokkaido, please also check my 1+ day off piste snowboarding and splitboarding in Hokkaido.

Itinerary

Day 1: Splitboarding around Rankoshi-cho Lodge

Day 2: Rankoshi-cho Lodge - Niimi Onsen

Day 3: Splitboarding around Niimi Onsen

Day 4: Optional extra day

 

Details

Accommodation

-Lodge in Rankoshi-cho -Niimi Onsen (Hotel)

More info

Indicative fees for items excluded from the price: -Accommodation: estimate JPY9,500 per person / night. If you want the lodge to be upgraded, the price would be vary. -Annupuri Lift fee: estimate JPY2,500 -Accommodation fee for guide (estimate: JPY9,500 / night) -Annupuri Lift fee for guide (estimate: JPY2,500) -Transportation fee: to and from Chitose (estimate: gas JPY5,000), taxi (estimate: JPY4,000 for up to 3 people) (You should split the expenses mentioned above with tour members)

Besides, if you want to you come and stay the previous day of the tour, the price will be the one published plus JPY15,000.


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About the guide

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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Prices per person

Group of 1

JPY 164949 Each

Group of 2

JPY 82475 Each

Group of 3

JPY 54983 Each

Group of 4

JPY 41238 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee




 

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