• Trip duration
    2 days
  • Trip level
    Intermediate
  • Max people per guide
    4 people
  • Mountain range
    Japan Alps
  • Best period
    Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr

Description

Hakuba area (Ushirotateyama mountain ranges) is one of the most famous backcountry destinations in Japan. There are options to enjoy lift assisted sidecountry skiing to full blown alpine backcountry skiing. There are numerous routes and possibilities in this area.

I present to you here a sample itinerary for this trip.

Day 1: You arrive from Tokyo to Nagano station on Hokuriku shinkansen (bullet train), then take a bus to Hakuba. We will enjoy half day lift accessed sidecountry skiing at one of the Hakuba ski areas. I will drop you off at your hotel at the end of the day.

Day 2: I will pick you up from your hotel and drive to a backcountry site depending on the weather and condition of the day. I will drop you off at your hotel at the end of the day.

Day 3: I will pick you up from your hotel and drive to a backcountry site depending on the weather and condition fo the day. I will drop you off at JR Nagano station where you can get direct bullet train back to Tokyo.

I can offer this programme for longer days if you prefer.

Available Period: Mid January – March

PRICE:

1 person – JPY 40,000 per person per day

2 people – JPY 20,000 per person per day

3 people – JPY 14,000 per person per day

4 people – JPY 12,000 per person per day

Included in Price:-

Guide Fee

Excluded from Price:-

Accommodation, Guide Cost (Transportation, Accommodation if necessary), Gear rental, Guest Transportation Cost

KIT LIST:

– Touring skis / splitboard / snow board
– Skins / snowshoes
– Touring boots
– Poles
– Avalanche Safety Gears (beacon, probe, shovel)
– Helmet
– Goggles
– Gloves
– Ski wear etc.

Does this program sound tempting? Then get in touch with me for more information!

 

Extra details

Kit List

– Touring skis / splitboard / snow board
– Skins / snowshoes
– Touring boots
– Poles
– Avalanche Safety Gears (beacon, probe, shovel)
– Helmet
– Goggles
– Gloves
– Ski wear etc.

Cost

Price:
1 person – JPY 40,000 per person per day
2 people – JPY 20,000 per person per day
3 people – JPY 14,000 per person per day
4 people – JPY 12,000 per person per day

Included in Price:-
Guide Fee

Excluded from Price:-
Accommodation, Guide Cost (Transportation, Accommodation if necessary), Lift pass, Gear rental, Guest Transportation Cost

Guide Ratio

Up to 4 people

Previous Experience

Some off piste skiing / snowboarding

Fitness Level

Be able to hike up a couple of hours a day

Technical Level

Be able to ski / snowboard off piste

Duration

2-3 days (it can be customised to best fit your needs. Please contact me to discuss)

Timing

January – March

Price per person

Price includes

  • Guiding fee

Other details

Accommodation

You will sleep in a hotel