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Niseko – Asahidake, 9 Day Guided Splitboard Tour

Niseko

Experience an amazing 9 day splitboard tour on the slopes of Japan, from Niseko to Asahidake, with IFMGA certified mountain guide, Hirofumi.

Not specified

9 Days

Jan, Feb

Fit

Intermediate


Description

When it comes to an all encompassing splitboarding experience in Japan, this 9 day tour in Hokkaido can’t be beat. Venturing from Niseko to Asahidake, you will get to see a great deal of the country’s best splitboarding locations. You will also get to see a number of the country’s best winter highlights, from peaks and resorts, to onsens (hot springs) and beautiful back country spots.

Every day of this amazing trip will provide you with a different experience. Hence giving this trip an adventurous feeling.

The powder throughout Hokkaido is incredible. And we will go to where that powder is best. The trip will begin in Niseko, where you will get to enjoy 2 days of great splitboarding descents. From there, we will make our way to Hokkaido’s Mount Fuji: Yotei-San (1,898m). Depending on weather conditions, you may get to enjoy a thrilling 1,500 metre descent from the top of the peak to the bottom. After a day in Sapporo, we will then make our way to Asahikawa. Once there, you will get to enjoy more fantastic powder before settling in for the night, and enjoying another onsen.

From Asahikawa, you will get to enjoy splitboarding at yet another great Hokkaido peak, Asahidake (2,291m). After that, you will get to experience 2 days of great back country splitboarding in Furano-Dake and Sapporo, before returning home.

There is a lot to do on this amazing trip. And there is a lot to see, as well. The views are breathtaking and the descents are a lot of fun. The winter activity possibilities in Hokkaido are plentiful, and on this 9 day splitboarding tour, you will get to enjoy several of them. All you have to do is send me a request. It would be my pleasure to guide you.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

Please contact me for a description of what is included in the price.

Renting fees are as follows:

- Avalanche security set (beacon, shovel, probe) = 15,000JPY/week


Itinerary

Day 1: Niseko

Participants will be picked up at the Sapporo/Chitose airport and driven to Niseko, where they will settle into their Ryokan that has access to an Onsen (hot spring).

Day 2: Splitboarding around Niseko

Participants will get the chance to splitboard around the Niseko resort area.

Day 3: Yotei-San

Today participants will get to splitboard on Yotei-San.

Day 4: Sapporo

Today we will venture to Sapporo, where you will get to splitboard before spending the night in Sapporo or Otaru, where you can enjoy a delicious Sushi dinner.

Day 5: Asahikawa

Today we will go to the Asahikawa ski resort. You will get to spend the day splitboarding around the area before settling into an Onsen hotel.

Day 6: Asahidake

Today you will get splitboard on the Asahidake mountain, which is the highest mountain in Hokkaido. We will spend the night in an Onsen hotel in Asahikawa.

Day 7: Furano-Dake

Today you will get to splitboard around the Furano-Dake back country before returning to your Onsen hotel in Asahikawa.

Day 8: Sapporo

We will spend the day splitboarding through the Asahikawa back country before going to Sapporo where we will spend the night.

Day 9: Departure

Participants will depart from the Sapporo/Chitose airport.

 

Details

Accommodation

In Japanese Ryokan with tatami-matted rooms, communal baths, and other public areas where you may wear a yukata.

Meeting point

At Sapporo/Chitose airport.

About the guide

I'm one of the few UIAGM / IFMGA certified mountain guides in Hokkaido (the largest island of Japan located in the north). I was born in Nagano (Honshu), I'm now based in Sapporo since 10 years. I have traveled around the world guiding my friends and clients, from Asia to Europe, North America, South America to Africa. I will be very happy to guide you in Hokkaido and let you discover one of the best powder skiing in the world! Get in touch with me and let's start planning.

Languages

Japanese | English

Certificates

JMGA | UIAGM | IFMGA

Residence

Sapporo, Hokkaido


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