• Trip duration
    3 days
  • Trip level
    Intermediate
  • Max people per guide
    4 people
  • Mountain range
    Daisetsuzan
  • Best period
    Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Dec

Description

Join me for this amazing 3-day backcountry ski tour in Hokkaido. I will take you to the best powder areas based around Asahidake, the highest mountain in Hokkaido!

On this tour, you’ll be able to experience the popular and classic backcountry skiing on Asahidake, as well as some of my secret spots in the vicinity to hunt for more powder snow away from the crowds.

Aprés Ski in Japan involves delighting your taste buds and hungry stomach with delicious Japanese cuisine. Ending your day in a hot spring ‘onsen’ with its relaxing effect will prepare you for another fun and adrenaline filled day. I believe this trip will be a great opportunity for you to enjoy both the world-class powder skiing and the Japanese culture and hospitality.

Everyday we will go to different skiing spots. That way, you will be able to experience different types of snow, from light powder to dry powder. You will also enjoy variations in terrain, from skiing through the trees to carving your big turns in a wide open face full of pow.

As this is an intermediate program, you should know how to ski on advanced slopes with steepness up to 35-40 degrees. You need to be comfortable skiing tree runs and have full control of your skis, being able to stop anywhere.

Please contact me if you want to start planning this ski trip with me! There are also longer tours if you want. In fact, you can take a look at this 6-day or 12-day trips. I look forward to seeing you in Hokkaido!

Itinerary

Day 0

Welcome

Arrival at Asahikawa Airport and check in at your hotel.

Day 1

Tour start

I will pick you up at your hotel or at Asahikawa Airport. We will go skiing. After skiing, we will stay in Asahikawa.

Day 2

Asahidake

We’ll enjoy skiing at Asahidake. We will be back in Asahikawa in the evening.

Day 3

Secret spot

I will take you to one of my secret spots. At night, you will be staying either in Asahikawa or Sapporo depending on your choice of airport for departure.

Day 4

Option

Option:
I can drive you to Asahikawa or Chitose Airport, on Day 4, if necessary, with a cost. Please feel free to ask me.

Price per person

1 Person165000JPY
Group of 282000JPY
Group of 355000JPY
Group of 448500JPY

Price includes

  • Guiding fee
  • Mountain guide's expenses

Other details

Meeting point

At your hotel or at Asahikawa Airport

Accommodation

JPY3,500 per person / night in Sapporo
JPY6,500 per person / night in Asahikawa (with breakfast)
JPY3,000 per person / night in Tokachi

More info

Equipment list:

-Ski gear (skies, split board, snowboard)
-Skins, snowshoes
-Ski boots
-Sunglasses
-Goggles
-Gloves
-Ski wear
-Safety gears (beacon, probe, shovel)
*The following items can be rented by prior arrangement.
-Beacon, probe, shovel, backpack, snowshoes, poles

This items are not included in the price:
- Accommodation for you and for guide
- Lift pass for you and for guide: JPY 4,000 per person / day
*When there is lift usage and depending on conditions
(please pay for the above items on the spot)

Previous experience:
Backcountry ski experience before with use of skins. If not, please get in touch before.