Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr
Your hotel in Morioka City on the night prior to the ski tour next day for group briefing (if possible)
or Morioka Station
Required level: able to ski in deep powder snow
Fitness level: able to skin up for 2 hours
Equipment: avalanche and touring gear (skis with ski touring bindings, skins)
You can rent: avalanche safety gear (beacon, probe, shovel)
Excluded: Accommodation costs for ski tourists and guide. ski lift, caterpillar tracked vehicle fee (if we use)
Price for weekends: group of 1~5 JPY 50000 per day, 6 people JPY 60000 per day
I'm a ski and mountain guide from the Japanese Mountain Guide Association (JMGA). I guide backcountry skiing, mountaineering, hiking and canyon climbing (Sawanobori) mainly on Honshu, the main island of Japan.
When I was younger, I spent a couple of years in Canada and in Salt Lake City skiing and working as a rafting guide, as well as spent 2 summer seasons in Switzerland as a hiking guide.
I started backcountry ski guiding when I based myself in Minakami and started one of the first backcountry ski guide companies in the area in 2002. I'm travelling every year to Europe and North America for ski trip with my clients.
Please contact me if you wish to come to Japan and would like to enjoy our beautiful environment while doing an exciting outdoor activity.
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