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Rising Sun Guides4.4 out of 5 based on 5 reviews
 
Rising Sun Guides consists of a highly experienced team of local and international ski and snowboard guides. They focus heavily on tracking weather conditions and offer the ultimate in flexibility to ensure that you and you`re crew will be skiing/riding the deepest driest powder within reach on any given day.

Rising Sun has a selection of human powered, lift access, cat ski, snowmobile, snowbike and multi day tours offering a wide range of options for you to make the most of your Japan powder trip.

Customised private multi-day tours (if you have your own group). Here are some example tours, but you can customise a trip to suit your needs: Scheduled date group tours:

Guided backcountry day tours from Niseko:

Rising Sun Guides Tours

Snow Biking Tours DETAILS
SNOW BIKING | Half Day, Guided
Pick up at 8:30 am and drop back around 1:00 pm
From price based on half day per person. Displayed price based on Min 2 guests. Base/invoice currency is in JPY inc taxes.
Price p/p
USD 621
Ability: Beginner, Intermediate, Strong Intermediate, Advanced, Expert
If you are in the Niseko area and you are looking for an awesome day with a difference, be one of the very few people to rip up the pristine JAPOW on a Snow Bike! There is a maximum of 5 in a group and you can join a group as a solo or small group. This will be some serious fun!!!! More
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  • Half day of epic snow biking
  • Ground transport to/from Niseko accommodation
Location: Japan | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Backcountry
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Dec 20 - Mar 15, 2017
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Southwest Solutions DETAILS
NISEKO & SAPPORO POWDER CHASER
7 Nights | 4 Guided Ski Days
From price based on twin/triple-share based on group of 5 (per person).
Base/invoice currency is in JPY inc taxes.
*Displayed price may vary due to currency fluctuations.
Price p/p
USD 1,611
10% off advertised price. Must book via Powderhounds.com booking form by midnight Oct 11, 2016 to qualify. Payment of deposit required by Oct 20, 2016 to retain discounted rate.
Ability: Strong Intermediate, Advanced, Expert
This CUSTOMIZABLE guided tour can be based in or around the NISEKO area and is designed to CHASE THE BEST POWDER each day at NISEKO, RUSUTSU, KIRORO & MOIWA. The tour finishes with a couple of days chasing powder around Sapporo (TEINE & KOKUSAI). More
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  • 8 nights twin/triple share accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • 4 guided ski days including lift tickets
  • Arrival airport transfer & ground transport
  • *Per person price based on group of 5
Location: Japan | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Off-Piste, Backcountry, Sidecountry
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Dec 15 - Jan 20, 2017
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Jan 21 - Feb 15, 2017
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Feb 16 - Mar 15, 2017
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Dec 15 - Mar 15, 2017
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Niseko Cat Skiing DETAILS
NISEKO CAT SKIING | Single day, guided
From price based on per person with a minimum of 4 persons to operate. Base/invoice currency is in JPY inc taxes.
Price p/p
USD 486
Ability: Advanced, Expert
A day of awesome guided cat skiing near Niseko in backcountry terrain with some steep lines, technical trees, and pillows and mushrooms. The snowcat skiing is ideal for those craving bottomless untracked powder runs. More
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  • Guiding
  • Snowcat skiing
  • Ground transport to/from Niseko accommodation
  • Use of avalanche safety kit
  • Lunch
Location: Japan | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Backcountry
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Dec 20 - Mar 15, 2017
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Backcountry Touring Day Trips DETAILS
GUIDED BACKCOUNTRY DAY TOURS
Niseko & Surrounding Areas | Private Groups Only
From price based on private group of 5 guests.
Base/invoice currency is in JPY inc taxes.
*Displayed price may vary due to currency fluctuations.
Price p/p
USD 124
10% off advertised price. Must book via Powderhounds.com booking form by midnight Oct 11, 2016 to qualify. Payment of deposit required by Oct 20, 2016 to retain discounted rate.
Ability: Advanced, Expert
If you are staying in NISEKO and are looking for a guided BACKCOUNTRY day in or around Niseko then this could be the trip for you. This tour is specifically for those who are happy to earn their turns and are for private groups of 1 - 5 guests (but 6+ is also doable). More
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  • Door to door transport
  • Use of avalanche safety gear
  • Full day of guiding
  • Max 5 guests to a guide
Location: Japan | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Off-Piste, Backcountry, Sidecountry
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Dec 15 - Mar 15, 2017
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Big Mountain Rewards DETAILS
NISEKO, CENTRAL HOKKAIDO & SAPPORO
5 Nights | 4 Guided Ski Days
From price based on twin/triple-share based on group of 5 (per person).
Base/invoice currency is in JPY inc taxes.
*Displayed price may vary due to currency fluctuations.
Price p/p
USD 1,611
10% off advertised price. Must book via Powderhounds.com booking form by midnight Oct 11, 2016 to qualify. Payment of deposit required by Oct 20, 2016 to retain discounted rate.
Ability: Strong Intermediate, Advanced, Expert
This CUSTOMIZABLE guided tour starts in FURANO in CENTRAL HOKKAIDO where you will find some of the deepest & driest snow on the planet. The tour finishes with a day chasing powder around Sapporo (TEINE & KOKUSAI). More
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  • 5 nights twin/triple share accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • 4 guided ski days including lift tickets
  • Arrival airport transfer & ground transport
  • *Per person price based on group of 5
Location: Japan | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Off-Piste, Backcountry, Sidecountry
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Dec 15 - Jan 20, 2017
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Jan 21 - Feb 15, 2017
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Feb 16 - Mar 15, 2017
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Dec 15 - Mar 15, 2017
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Hokkaido - Honshu Expedition DETAILS
HOKKAIDO & HONSHU GUIDED BC TOUR
12 Nights | 11 Guided Ski Days
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Base/invoice currency is in JPY inc taxes.
*Displayed price may vary due to currency fluctuations.
Price p/p
USD 4,041
10% off advertised price. Must book via Powderhounds.com booking form by midnight Oct 11, 2016 to qualify. Payment of deposit required by Oct 20, 2016 to retain discounted rate.
Ability: Advanced, Expert
This ADVANCED+ ski and snowboard tour starts with 4 days in the Southwest of Hokkaido and then heads south to Honshu where you will ski or ride some of Tohoku's epic hidden gems. The tour includes some ski touring / split boarding (or snow shoeing) but you don't necessarily need to have any experience in this area. More
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  • 12 nights twin/triple share accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • 11 guided ski days including lift tickets
  • Arrival airport transfer & ground transport
  • Min 6 / Max 10 guests, Max 4:1 guest to guide ratio
Location: Japan | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Off-Piste, Backcountry, Sidecountry
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  • Filling = 3 – 5 spots
  • Almost Full = 2 or less spots

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Jan 08 - Jan 20, 2017
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Hokkaido Fix DETAILS
NISEKO, CENTRAL HOKKAIDO & SAPPORO
8 Nights | 7 Guided Ski Days
From price based on twin/triple-share based on group of 5 (per person).
Base/invoice currency is in JPY inc taxes.
*Displayed price may vary due to currency fluctuations.
Price p/p
USD 2,331
10% off advertised price. Must book via Powderhounds.com booking form by midnight Oct 11, 2016 to qualify. Payment of deposit required by Oct 20, 2016 to retain discounted rate.
Ability: Strong Intermediate, Advanced, Expert
This CUSTOMIZABLE guided tour starts in NISEKO & then heads to CENTRAL HOKKAIDO in pursuit of some of the deepest & driest snow on the planet. The tour finishes with a day chasing powder around Sapporo (TEINE & KOKUSAI). More
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  • 8 nights twin/triple share accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • 7 guided ski days including lift tickets
  • Arrival airport transfer & ground transport
  • *Per person price based on group of 5
Location: Japan | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Off-Piste, Backcountry, Sidecountry
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Custom Booking Period
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Dec 15 - Jan 20, 2017
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Jan 21 - Feb 15, 2017
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Feb 16 - Mar 15, 2017
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Dec 15 - Mar 15, 2017
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Lift Access Day Tours DETAILS
GUIDED LIFT ACCESS DAY TOURS
Niseko & Nearby Areas | Private Groups Only
From price based on private group of 5 guests.
Base/invoice currency is in JPY inc taxes.
*Displayed price may vary due to currency fluctuations.
Price p/p
USD 124
10% off advertised price. Must book via Powderhounds.com booking form by midnight Oct 11, 2016 to qualify. Payment of deposit required by Oct 20, 2016 to retain discounted rate.
Ability: Strong Intermediate, Advanced, Expert
If you are staying in NISEKO and are looking for a guided day at Niseko or a RESORT NEARBY this could be the trip for you. This tour aims to use the lifts where possible to minimise hiking. These tours are for private groups of 1 - 5 guests however 6 or more is possible with extra guides More
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  • Door to door transport
  • Use of avalanche safety gear
  • Full day of guiding
  • Max 5 guests in a group
Location: Japan | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Off-Piste, Backcountry, Sidecountry
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Dec 15 - Jan 20, 2017
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Jan 21 - Feb 15, 2017
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Feb 16 - Mar 15, 2017
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Dec 15 - Mar 15, 2017
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Mt Rishiri DETAILS
RISHIRI ISLAND BACKCOUNTRY TOURING
Private Customised Tour
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Ability: Advanced, Expert
This CUSTOMISABLE backcountry guided ski/ split board tour heads to Rishiri Island, way up north off the NW coast of Hokkaido, where those famous weather patterns from Siberia bring loads of powder. More
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  • Accommodation at a delightful pension with onsen
  • Daily breakfast & dinner
  • Backcountry guiding
  • Ground transport
  • Ferry fees
Location: Japan | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Backcountry
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Feb 15 - Mar 31, 2017
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Sapporo Investment DETAILS
SAPPORO - NISEKO POWDER CHASER ADD-ON
2 Nights | 2 Guided Ski Days
From price based on twin/triple-share based on group of 5 (per person).
Base/invoice currency is in JPY inc taxes.
*Displayed price may vary due to currency fluctuations.
Price p/p
USD 531
10% off advertised price. Must book via Powderhounds.com booking form by midnight Oct 11, 2016 to qualify. Payment of deposit required by Oct 20, 2016 to retain discounted rate.
Ability: Strong Intermediate, Advanced, Expert
This CUSTOMIZABLE guided tour is ideal for those heading to NISEKO who want to invest a little extra in their powder happiness with a couple of extra days of days chasing powder around Sapporo where you will find some of the steepest lift accessible terrain & unique backcountry options. More
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  • 2 nights twin/triple share accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • 2 guided ski days including lift tickets
  • Transfer Niseko to Sapporo / ground transport on guided days
  • *Per person price based on group of 5
Location: Japan | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Off-Piste, Backcountry, Sidecountry
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Custom Booking Period
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Dec 15 - Jan 20, 2017
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Jan 21 - Feb 15, 2017
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Feb 16 - Mar 15, 2017
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Dec 15 - Mar 15, 2017
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