· 30. April 2022
How do you go about choosing a guide, or guiding operation in an exotic place like Japan? I will present some factors to consider when making this decision that might make the difference between a good trip and a great trip.
· 24. April 2022
During the long Covid border closures we went searching for new backcountry terrain. Why did we go on our search? Hokkaido is covered in mountains, like the rest of Japan and copious amounts of snow. What did we find?
· 28. April 2021
During the Covid season of 2020/21 we went searching for deep Hokkaido powder in an isolated backcountry zone.
· 01. March 2018
Skiing the live volcano of Mt Tokachi at the southern end of the Daisetsuzan National Park can be one of the best ski days you have in Hokkaido.
· 11. February 2018
Skiing powder down to a remote fishing town on the west coast of Hokkaido.
· 23. January 2018
A day's backcountry skiing on Furanodake in the Tokachidake area of Daisetsuzan National Park
· 04. January 2018
For backcountry skier visitors to Niseko, skiing from the volcano's rim is one descent you will never forget.
· 26. December 2017
For a backcountry skier, a descent of Hokkaido's iconic Mt Yotei is one of the best you'll make.
· 27. November 2017
The early pioneers of Tokachidake at the southern end of the Daisetsuzan National Park. How the search for hot springs created a Hokkaido backcountry skiing hot spot.
· 19. September 2017
A journey to start a ski business and a new life