You have researched on where to ski in Hokkaido but are not sure which area suits you best.
Which guiding company?
There are many guiding companies that offer similar ski trips in Hokkaido. Most advertise certain dates and for mixed groups.
Who are the guides?
What are their qualifications of the guides and how long has the operation been guiding in Japan?
There are many details to put your dream trip together but are overwhelmed by all the information online and don't know where to start.
why book with us
19 years guiding in Hokkaido
We have 19 years experience guiding private groups in Hokkaido and live here year round. We allow flexibility with our itineraries so that you will ski the best possible powder on the
Partnered with a registered Hokkaido travel agent
A lot of work goes into putting a trip together so that it runs seamlessly. We are partnered with a registered Hokkaido travel agent who securely books all the accommodation and transport
We will put together custom packages for you based on the type of skiing that you want to do. Custom trips allow you to choose who you want to ski with, the dates you want to ski and the
accommodation that you want to stay in.
Our guides bring together a collective experience gained from years working for guiding operations in Japan and abroad. They are certified through their individual country’s guiding
associations as ski guides, or full mountain guides IFMGA/UIAGM.
Watch a video of various segments skiing in Japan. This could be you skiing in Hokkaido next season. Experience some of the best powder in the world.
Who is allowed into Japan and what are the requirements?
Watch a video from our channel of skiing Mt Yotei, sometimes known as the Mt Fuji of the North. Perfect weather and snow conditions.
frequently asked questions
When is the best time to come?
The powder season in Hokkaido is from the end of December into early March. High season is January 20 to February 10.
Where does it snow the most?
Generally it snows more around the western area of the island such as Niseko and Sapporo, although the Daisetsuzan mountains in Central Hokkaido get similar amounts of snow due to their
How do you guide the freeride trips?
We regard freeride skiing as off-piste riding at the resorts. We still recommend skins for these trips, but the focus is skiing and getting as many quality turns as we can.
What is backcountry?
Backcountry skiing is mostly non-lift accessed skiing, where we will be skinning for turns in more remote locations. It may include a one ride up on the lift at the start of the day.
Do you guide scheduled trips for mixed groups?
We only guide private groups on dates of their choosing.
Can I book for just guiding?
Yes. Some groups book their accommodation and then book our guiding services separately.
How many days can I book?
Until October we are only taking multi-day bookings of 4 or more days. Between the January 20 and February 10 we are only taking bookings for 6 guided days until October. From November we
will be acceping single day bookings.