TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF BOOKING (Avalanche Skills Traininig)
In this policy the letters eHPG' refers to Hokkaido Powder Guides.

Booking and Payment
In order to reserve a place on a trip you will be required to submit an individual information form and send the course fees. Once the payment has been received you will be sent a confirmation invoice as well as the 2 course manuals.

Cancellation Charges
Any cancellations charges will be determined by the date of the cancellation. Any cancellation made more than 14 days before the couse date, we will charge for the costs for the postage to send text books, the Paypal or bank charges to receive the fees and send the refunds. If the text books are not in good congition and the client will be charged for them. The client also agrees to pay for the return remittance fees. The schedule of these charges is as follows:

  • 50% of the course fees when cancellations are made 7 to 14 days before the course date.
  • 100% of the trip cost for any cancellations made within 7 days of the course date.

Changes to Advertised Itinerary
Changes may occur to the itinerary due to unforeseen circumstances such as local events. The order of the days in the advertised itinerary may also change due to weather or any other circumstances.

All services and arrangements made by HPG are made on the condition that HPG will not be held responsible for any injury, death, loss, damage or irregularity which may occur through acts of carrying out the service or arrangements. We will not accept liability for circumstances outside our control such as robbery, sickness, wars, riots, strikes, delays or other unforeseeable or unavoidable occurrences.

Photographic Release
Clients agree to permit HPG and other guest to take photographs and film of the trip. Clients understand and agree that the photos and film may be used for commercial or promotional purposes.

Clients agree to treat any rental equipment as if it were their own, and if damaged or destroyed will agree to be responsible for the equipment cost, including any costs for shipping.


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