9-day ski touring in Honshu, Japan's main island, challenging your skills on the snow in Mount Fuji and Tateyama, with a certified mountain guide.
This is a unique ski tour on two of the most famous mountains in Japan: Mount Fuji and Mount Tateyama. Both of them are in Honshu, the main island of the country.
During 9 days, I’ll be your guide through beautiful regions and I will be happy to give you a taste of Japanese culture.
For further information about this trip, you can find the complete program below. However, we can adapt the itinerary according to the time you’re staying in Japan and your wishes.
If you want to be a part of this exciting adventure, please get in touch with me. I will be glad to organize the best trip for you.
--The full cost of the tour must be paid upon your arrival in cash, preferably in Japanese yen. Payments in either dollars or euro will be subject to exchange fees. - Equipment: you will need skis or a snowboard. Besides, you must bring an avalanche beacon, shovel, and probe for mountain safety. In order to climb, bring your skins or snowshoes, and take a sturdy pack. For steep ascents, it may be necessary to carry crampons and an ice axe as well. I will confirm the equipment you need to have with you when we organize the tour. I can also lend you the Avalanche safety gears (beacon, shovel, probe) at JPY 2,000 per day, so please get in touch with me if you would like to rent a set.
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Jun is a responsible and reliable guide. He is also knowledgeable on the local flora and fauna and managed to show us quite a few interesting alpine flowers, birds and animals. He is kind and helpful and converses well in English. I will not hesitate to recommend him to any anyone needing an English speaking guide in Japan.
Just back from Hakuba –Japan and I’m so pleased to confirm we got such a great experience with Iwao who has provided a service above all expectations. Indeed assisting a family confronted to a new environment requires a certain level of patience and attention and all the family appreciated his sense of responsibilities and seriousness which allowed us to really enjoy this region by experiencing touring, hicking and of course skiing in immaculate powder. Iwao was very discreet but always acted to ensure we could take the best of all Hakuba mountains could offer to us during these 5 days.This experience will for sure remain in all our minds for long and this will be mainly thanks to Iwao ! Best, Arnaud
We had a wonderfull ski touring trip with Iwao in Gunma. Iwao brought us in various beautifull landscapes to found very good spring snow. He is a very professional guide that can adapt to clients will and conditions! We had great time sharing our experiences about nature and mountains. The second day, we had a long tour with beautiful views on gunma\'s region and finissing along a river in an amazing forest. It was great fun to wait the last train in the midel of nowhere at sunset to come back to our village! Iwao has perfectly organised the trip bringing me to nice local onsen, restaurant and hôtel! Wonderfull trip to recommand!