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Backcountry Skiing in Honshu, Japan

Discover the thrill of off-piste skiing amidst Japan's enchanting Honshu, the nation's main island and a haven for winter sports enthusiasts. Along with certified guide Yuichi, you'll embark on a tailor-made backcountry skiing adventure crafted to cater to your individual needs and aspirations. Prepare to experience the serenity of the pristine snow as you conquer challenging backcountry slopes.




1+ Days


Jan - Apr






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  • Experience the legendary "Japow" powder snow at renowned ski resorts
  • Choose to hike from the top lift station or explore off-piste without hiking
  • Enjoy flexible trip durations to suit your schedule, from quick adrenaline rushes to multi-day expeditions.


Seeking an Unforgettable Backcountry Skiing Adventure? Embark on a Personalized Journey in Japan's Honshu

Unleash your inner ski enthusiast and embark on a tailor-made backcountry skiing adventure in Japan's enchanting Honshu, the nation's main island and a haven for winter sports enthusiasts.

Honshu, Japan's main island, is home to numerous ski resorts known for their powder snow, such as Hakuba, Myoko, Niigata, Gunma, and Tohoku. Ee will select the perfect location for you depending on the weather, snow conditions, and your preferences, to experience the famous Japanese powder snow, known as Japow.

After a short briefing, your backcountry skiing journey in Honshu will begin. You can choose to hike from the top lift station or explore off-piste without hiking, depending on your preferences and equipment. The trip's duration is also flexible and can be tailored to suit your plans.

After an exhilarating day on the slopes, I highly recommend indulging in the relaxing experience of an Onsen (hot spring) and savoring Japanese cuisine, which includes local sake."

Contact us to craft your unforgettable winter adventure amidst the enchanting snowy landscapes of Honshu, Japan.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

Not Included in the price:

- Travel Insurance, flights, transfer (although arrangements and instructions will be provided), multi days of lift passes, accommodation and meals.

- Guide expenses (Multi days of Lifts, Meals, Multi days of Accommodations, transportaion expenses)

Secure your spot with just 25% payment

48-hour free cancellation with 30-day advance booking

About the guide: Yuichi

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Trekking Guide

I'm a JMGA certified hiking and ski guide and UIMLA mountain leader. I've traveled more than 50 countries as tour guide of trekking, skiing, cycling tour. I've visited overseas mountains such as Europe Alps, Canadian Rockies, New Zealand, Patagonia. I stayed in Zermatt, Switzerland for 4 years as trekking and skiing guide.

Even I traveled many countries, I also love to walk and ski the beautiful mountains in Japan. We have distinct four seasons, volcanos, hot springs in our mountain areas.
My favorite mountain area is the North Japan Alps, Mt. Fuji and Yatsugatake mountains. Of course sake and tasty Japanese food too!

I hope you to enjoy the nature, culture and communication with Japanese people during your stay in Japan. Looking forward to enjoying Japanese mountains with you!


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What people are saying about Yuichi



Yuichi-san was friendly, experienced, knew the Mt Fuji trails and the region very well, and spoke excellent English. It was a great experience.



As a way to celebrate a milestone birthday, I decided to explore the beautiful country of Japan. A major highlight of this trip was the Mt. Fuji summit hike with Yuichi. It was very evident that he has a wealth of knowledge and experience as a hiking leader. Yuichi communicated in advance to help me prepare for the hike--including suggestions for nearby lodging options--and his knowledge of the trails and environment was impressive. He was professional and personable. If I had more time during this trip I would definitely hire him to explore other areas of Japan.



It was a awesome experience and I can highly recommend climbing Mt Fuji with Yuichi!! He is a very experienced guide, speaks good englisch and tried to give me the best experience possible (due to bad weather we had to reschedule).



Yuichi was a wonderful guide! Due to potential bad weather Yuichi adjusted our hike schedule and it paid off with amazing weather. I fully recommend Yuichi as a guide!



My guide was not Yuichi. It was Arata.

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