Ski touring and off piste snowboarding in Hokkaido


Daisuke, local IFMGA certified guide, wants to take you on this ski touring and off piste snowboarding adventure in Hokkaido, Japan!

1+ Days

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr




Located in the north of Japan, the island of Hokkaido is famous for having the best powder in the world!

Join me on this unique opportunity by ski touring and off piste snowboarding in the best ski spots and resorts of Hokkaido, such as Rusustu, Niseko, Neemy Onsen, Mt Yotei, Sapporto Kokkusai and more!

Our flexible itinerary will allow participants to decide how many days you wish to stay and the level and type of ski and snowboarding you are looking for. We may organize a great program combining:

Freeride/ Off piste snowboarding in some of the best ski resorts of the island: NisekoFuranoAsahikawaRusutsu
– Ski touring / Backcountry skiing on some volcanoes like Mt Yotei, Mt Asahidake…

And we may even go to Rishiri and experience the far north conditions!

By using my van, we will have the chance to move from one place to another, allowing us to find the best powder in the island. I will be happy to show you the best splitboarding spots in the area while learning about the Japanese culture, it’s traditions and history.

Regarding accommodations, I may recommend some great options depending on what you are looking for.

An amazing opportunity to combine sports and culture, this winter Japanese trip will be a unique opportunity. So if you are interested, request to book this trip and get ready for the ultimate snowboarding adventure!



I can recommend accommodations for you depending on what you want: budget, onsen, food, traditional (ryokan) or more modern lodging, location etc. Here are some of the Ryokan I recommend you to check out: - Niseko Koikawa onsen - Koganeyu (between Niseko and Sapporo) - Asahidake Onsen Yukomanso - Asahikawa Senshoen - Furanodake

More info

The price will vary depending on the number of days you want to ski and the program you choose for. Moreover, you will need to add certain expenses like accommodation (for yourself and for me), transportation, lift pass fee when estimating the final cost of trip. Guide Fee per person per day changes for weekends and national holidays: 1 person JPY 50,000 2 people JPY 25,000 per person 3 people JPY 16,700 per person 4 people JPY 15,300 per person 5 people JPY 14,500 per person

Please get in touch with me and let's discuss about it. If you are more than 6 people, a second guide will join us.

In case you would need some ski equipment rentals, I can help you renting part of it.


About the guide

Japanese IFMGA / UIAGM mountain guide
I was born in 1977 in Sapporo. I'm still living here today, guiding my friends and clients in Hokkaido and Honshu but also all around the world. I did many ski expeditions going down some of the most known peaks on hearth: Mt Manaslu (8193m), McKinley, Alaska, Greenland, Mt Muztagh Ata (China), South Pole, Mount Darwin (Patagonia), Mont Blanc... I also did many extreme skiing contests.
I got my IFMGA certificate in 2014.
Please get in touch with me if you wish to come to Japan for some great skiing. I will be happy to guide your here and let you live an unforgettable experience !

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Prices per person, per day

Group of 1

JPY 51547 Each

Group of 2

JPY 25774 Each

Group of 3

JPY 17182 Each

Group of 4

JPY 14949 Each

Group of 5

JPY 14949 Each

Group of 6

JPY 14949 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

If you want to book my services during the weekend, my daily fee is of 67,000 yen to be divided among participants up to 4 clients. And 14,500 yen per person in groups of 5 and 6 clients.

For booking assistance

Our experienced outdoor adventure team is ready to help you boost your experience and will assist you throughout the whole process, from the moment you choose a program until you return from your trip.



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