Pick up at Sapporo/Chitose airport and drive to Niseko, stay at a traditional Japanese ryokan with hot springs (Onsen).
Powder skiing and ski touring at Niseko resort and surroundings.
Ski touring on Yotei-san (the Hokkaido’s Mt. Fuji). If we are lucky we will enjoy a non stop 1500 m powder skiing from the top of Yotai-san to the bottom.
Niseko backcountry and move to Sapporo. Night in Sapporo or Otaru with diner in nice sushi restaurant.
Moving day to Asahikawa ski resort, on the way we stop for a half-day ski touring, we will then stay in an onsen hotel in Asahikawa.
Skiing on the highest mountain of Hokkaido, Asahidake. We will try to reach the summit. Night in Asahikawa.
Dry powder skiing day at Furano-dake (back country). Night in Asahikawa in the onsen hotel.
Asahikawa back country & move to Sapporo. Night in Sapporo
Drive to Shin-chitose airport.
At Sapporo/Chitose airport.
In Japanese Ryokan with tatami-matted rooms, communal baths, and other public areas where you may wear yukata.
Please contact me to get more information about what is included in the price.
Equipment: renting ski equipment in Japan is not easy but I can try to do it for you. I will need you to give me the model and the size of the DYNASTAR boots that fit your feet. Please let me know also your size (for the skis). Here are the renting prices:
- Avalanche security set (beacon, shovel, probe) = 15,000JPY/week
- Boots = around 15,000JPY/week.
- Skis, poles and skin = 28,000JPY/week
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.
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