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Multi-day Backcountry powder skiing on Honshu, Japan

Follow Tadashi, a JMGA certified guide, to the wonderful powder snow of Honshu, Japan for a perfect one or more days backcountry adventure.

Mountain RangeJapan Alps
Duration1+ day
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Dec
Skill LevelAll Levels
Fitness LevelOccasional
Type of tripPrivate


  • Participate in a trip customized to your needs and desires.

  • Go off-piste skiing through the impressive Japanese powder snow.

  • Explore some of Japan's best ski resorts.


Are you ready to discover what all the fuss about the Japanese powder snow is about? Then get ready to be blown away on this outstanding backcountry skiing trip to Honshu planned just for you.

Honshu is Japan’s main island, home to Tokyo, Mount Fuji and many other major cities and cultural sites. There’s plenty of ski resorts to choose from. Some of my favorites include Hakuba, Myoko, Madarao, Joetsu, Tohoku and Hirayu. Depending on the weather conditions, your previous experience, expectations and the amount of days you wish to stay, I’ll choose the right one for us. Plus, you’ll get to relish in Japan’s hospitality and exquisite local cuisine.

I personally would recommend you to stay for 3 days to get the most of this experience. Nonetheless, the duration of this trip is up to you. We can ski for a day or more and I’ll make sure you have a wonderful trip no matter what you choose.

So, what are you waiting for? Just press the request button and get ready to enjoy the unbelievable Japanese powder snow.

If you are looking for a longer trip in Japan, make sure to check out the 10-day backcountry skiing trip I offer in Nagano and Niigata.




About the guide

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I am a JMGA mountain guide based in the seaside town of Miura in Kanagawa prefecture, offering a mix of outdoors guiding activities in both the mountains and the sea. What I value the most in guiding is to of course guide my clients safely but also for my clients to spend a quality time in the rich nature. Exposing yourself in the rich nature by taking part in outdoor activities, and by removing everything in between you and the nature, I believe that you’ll be able to experience the extraordinary. It could be the overwhelming feel from witnessing the change in landscapes through seasons, or that you learnt to speak to your own body and heart, or that you deepened the understanding of the local area, and of course it could be that precious moment where you can experience this together with other people!

I am also certified in Japan Avalanche Network (JAN) at Level 2.
In the summer, I guide in the mountains, mainly in the North Japan Alps, and sea kayak, and in the winter I take clients backcountry skiing.
Whatever the discipline, my focus is always for my clients to be able to “feel” and to be one with the nature. The integral part of the fun is to interact with the locals, to meet the local culture, and to breathe in the air there as a total package!
So, in the summer I like to take clients deep into the mountains accessed by using both the sea kayak and your climbing / hiking skills, as well as staying in tents at night. I think it is a pity if you only spend time in the mountains or only in the sea!
And in the winter, I’d like to show my clients that backcountry skiing is not all about chasing powder but it is about getting joy from the mountains in totality.

I am looking forward to meeting you and sharing a quality time in the land of varying seasonal beauties!

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Prices per person, per day

Group of 1

JPY 41238 each

Group of 2

JPY 25774 each

Group of 3

JPY 23712 each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Transportation from your hotel/airport (if in area) to the start of the trip and back

Price details

Price does not include lift ticket, insurance or guide expenses.

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