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About Us

We have an esteemed international team of highly qualified snowsports professionals with a wealth of knowledge and experience.

Choose Your Experience

No matter your age, skiing or snowboarding skill, the club will have you covered. Whether it is Private Lessons or Powder Guiding, we believe snowsports are more fun in small groups and within a personal setting.


Become a part of Hokkaido Ski Club and experience a winter like no other.

"Best recommendations for village life and food in Niseko but most importantly, my little ones had the most wonderful ski experience."

Angie, Australia

"My two boys had such a great time with their coaches they can’t stop talking about going snowboarding again."

Edna, Hong Kong

"For my first time skiing experience, it could not have been made any easier or more enjoyable. Thanks Hokkaido Ski Club!"

Lyna, Australia

"My best ski experience with Hokkaido Ski Club."

Paul, Hong Kong

"My family and I will always keep coming back to Niseko for more telemarking action with our excellent instructor."

Alain, Thailand


The latest snow sports industry information and advice from the Club's experts.

Why hire a powder guide?

You are on a powder holiday at a resort famed for the fluffy white stuff. But every powder pocket you end up at is tracked out and that excitement quickly turns to frustration. The problem with the best powder resorts, is that they are also the most popular places to go. It is almost a […]

Onsens: Club favourites in Niseko

Club Instructor and Powder Guide, Max Giutronich, shares some favourite onsens in Niseko and offers a tip how to behave. Powder snow, sushi, ramen, onsens! 4 Japanese experiences Niseko has in abundance. After a long day on the slopes, the crew at Hokkaido Ski Club like to slip into one of the many gorgeous and […]

Our opening month of 2017/2018 winter season in photographs

December in photographs Hokkaido Ski Club welcomed one of the best starts to the winter season ever seen. With record snowfalls across the northern Japanese island, including over 6 metres of snowfall in Niseko by the end of December, the team had plenty to get excited about. Below are some of the best moments from […]

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