Powder Guiding Experience

from JPY 60,000*

Hungry for the finest powder in Japan?

Come and join us for epic powder guiding day adventures in Niseko or one of the many nearby resorts. If that’s not enough, then explore with us the greater powder backcountry across Hokkaido on a tour designed just for you.

No matter what powder experience you seek, Hokkaido Ski Club will safely guide you through the best powder snow in Northern Japan to find what it is you are looking for.

What's included

  • Max. 4 people per program
  • Your guide will meet with you prior to your tour to discuss the itinerary and ensure you are well-equipped for your experience
  • All our guides are highly qualified and English speaking
  • We know the best-kept secret spots, including hidden onsens
  • Our wealth of local knowledge will bring you a truly authentic Japanese experience
  • Pick up and drop from your accommodation is available (upon request)
  • Professional photographer to capture the perfect pow-shots (additional)

Please note: Due to the unpredictable nature of the backcountry, powder guiding is suitable for advanced levels only. An assessment of skill level will be conducted prior to any tour to determine suitability.

2019/2020 Season Powder Guiding

Private Niseko

  • 6 Hours (includes breaks & lunchtime)
  • Starts from 8:30-9:00am

Get waist-deep in the Niseko United resort and see why it has earned its reputation as a Japanese powder haven.

Starting from JPY 60,000*

Beyond Niseko

  • 7 Hours (includes breaks & lunchtime)
  • Starts from 7:30-9:00am

Fancy a change of scenery? Come and explore other nearby resorts such as Moiwa, Rusutsu and Kiroro.

Starting from JPY 70,000*

Hokkaido Tour

  • Multiple Day Tour
  • Flexible Dates & Times

Go on a journey across Hokkaido and discover the best powder experience the island has to offer.

* Powder Guiding Experiences will operate from 1 January - 15 March 2020 inclusive. However, dates may vary according to snow conditions. Please contact us at [email protected] for more details.
* If guests’ skill levels are determined to be unsuitable for our Powder Guiding programs, we reserve the right to enrol guests into our Private Lesson Experience instead to ensure that guests’ safety is maintained.
* Avalanche equipment is not included in the price. If guests require avalanche safety gear for the tour, please inform us when booking and we will assist.