trip duration TRIP DURATION
7 days
mountain range MOUNTAIN RANGE
-
max people per fuide MAX PEOPLE PER GUIDE
6 people
trip level TRIP LEVEL
Intermediate
best period BEST PERIOD
Jan, Feb, Mar
type of trip TYPE OF TRIP
Not specified

Description

Here is another great skiing adventure in Japan!  I will take you to some fantastic backcountry skiing spots around Hokkaido!

Hokkaido is the northernmost island of Japan and the second largest. It’s known for having the best powder snow in the world and its backcountry runs are a dream come true!
Along this 7-day program we’ll enjoy different runs along the best backcountry locations in the Island. Some days we’ll use lifts to access the best locations on the mountains and other days we’ll use skins to go as far away from the crowds as possible!
One of the best features of the program is to ski Mt. Yotei, the tallest mountain in Hokkaido. It  has over 1000 meters of elevation change and offers spectacular open faces and perfect tree runs!
During this amazing adventure you’ll also enjoy relaxing hot springs that will set you up for the next day!
You also will enjoy Japanese local culture as Hokkaido is famous for its delicious foods and cuisine as well as relaxing hot springs during the tour.
If you are interested in this great skiing experience, please get in touch with me and let’s discuss! I will be glad to organise you the tour you are looking for!

Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival

Pick up at Sapporo hotel at 7:30. Use the gondola at either Kiroro Resort or Kokusai Ski Grounds to enjoy side-country skiing. After that warm-up, travel by car to the countryside town of Makkari to spend the night at the foot of Mt. Yotei.

Day 2

Mt. Yotei backcountry tour

Amazing backcountry tour to the tallest mountain in the island. After the tour, drive to Niseko and spend the night.

Day 3

Niseko

Either a backcountry or side-country tour and another night in nearby Niseko.

Day 4

Sightseeing day

Enjoy Sightseeing or a half day tour. After lunch, a 5 hour drive to Furano and stay at Tokachidake Onsen.

Day 5

Backcountry day

Backcountry tour at either Furanodake, Maetokachi, or Sandanyama areas and stay another night at Tokachcidake Onsen.

Day 6

Asahidake Ski ground

A side-country tour using the ropeway at Asahidake Ski ground.

Day 7

Kiroro Resort / Sapporo Kokusai Ski Grounds

Enjoy the last day with a backcountry tour around the Kiroro Resort or Sapporo Kokusai Ski Grounds and return transportation to Sapporo hotel for the last night.

Price per person

1 Person525200JPY
Group of 2262600JPY
Group of 3175100JPY
Group of 4132.000JPY
Group of 5115500JPY

Price includes

  • Guiding fee
If there are 6 or more people in a party, 2 guides will be provided and the fees will vary. Please inquire for those fees.

Other details

Skill level required

Intermediate
?

Fitness level required

Occasional

Meeting point

We will meet at Shinchitose airport.

Accommodation

We will sleep in hotels.

More info

Airport pick-up and drop-offs can be arranged for a separate fee of Yen10,000. 7 guest maximum.

Equipment:
-Bring your own gears like boots, skis, skins, poles, Avalanche Safety Gears (beacon, probe, shovel).
-Some of the items like Avalanche safety gears can be rented.
-Please let me know which equipment you will need to rent. In case you need to rent skis, you should send
me photos of your boots so I can learn about the brand / model / boot size. - skis / snowboard
- avalanche safety gears (beacon, probe, shovel)
- Ice axe / crampons (optional)

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