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    GUIDED BACKCOUNTRY TOURING
    8 Nights | 6 Days Touring
    From price based on twin/triple-share option. Min 4 guests required to run tour.
    Base/invoice currency is in AUD inc taxes.
    *Displayed price may vary due to currency fluctuations.
    Price p/p
    From price based on twin/triple-share option. Min 4 guests required to run tour.
    Base/invoice currency is in AUD inc taxes.
    *Displayed price may vary due to currency fluctuations.
    USD 2,141
    Book and pay by Aug 31 and get AU$100 off advertised price
    Ability: Advanced to Expert
    Explore Central Hokkaido's largest national park on this fully flexible backcountry touring adventure. Stay in traditional ryokans, soak in natural hot springs and ski the deepest powder on earth! What else could you ever need?
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    Inclusions
    • Transfers from/to airport & daily transport
    • 8 nights twin/triple share accommodation (3 star)
    • Daily breakfast, welcome & farewell dinner party
    • 6 days guiding (max 1:4 ratio) and max 8 people on tour
    • Onsen (hot spring) tour
    Add-ons
    • Avalanche awareness course
    • Single share accommodation
    • Cat skiing
    • Avalanche rental gear - $140 (compulsory to have)
    • Equipment rental (touring etc)
    Location: Japan | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Backcountry
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    These dates are for fixed date tours. Most fixed date tours are for mixed groups i.e. you can join a group as a solo, couple or small group Fixed Date(s)
    These tours have a set number of days as shown below Days
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    • Available = 5 or more spots
    • Filling = 3 – 5 spots
    • Almost Full = 2 or less spots

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    Availability
    Jan 26 - Feb 03, 2018
    9
    USD 2,295
    Sold Out
    Feb 15 - Feb 23, 2018
    9
    USD 2,141
    Available
    Mar 03 - Mar 11, 2018
    9
    USD 2,141
    Available
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    You can request a custom tour for your own private group within the date period shown Custom Booking Period
    The number of days for this tour can be customised however must be a minimum as shown below Min Days
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    Jan 26 - Mar 11, 2018
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    Daisetsu Backcountry Tour

    The Daisetsu Mountain Range in Central Hokkaido includes Kurodake, Asahidake and Tokachidake and is home to some of the most amazing Hokkaido backcountry skiing. This is Japan skiing and snowboarding at its absolute finest!

    This Daiesetsu Backcountry Tour will remain completely flexible. Only 
your first two nights and the last night will be booked before your arrival and the remaining nights will be booked around the prevailing weather. This may mean traveling to Tokachidake and staying at Ryounkaku Onsen to access Tokachidake and Furanodake areas, or heading over to Asahidake or Kurodake to hike the lift-accessed backcountry on offer.

    There is also the option of a few car drops/pick-ups when the legs need a little rest. Cat skiing can also be on the table – it is all up to you!

    All this will be fully guided by two experienced guides and with a max of 8 people on the tour it’ll be just you and true Japanese powder!

    Ability Level

    Advanced and above skiing/snowboarding ability. This tour is open to those that have toured before, love earning their turns by ski touring/split boarding, and have a very good level of aerobic fitness.


    Lots of freshies to be had...

    ...but you will earn your turns...

    ...and the rewards endless.

    Lodging

    Only 
your first two nights of lodging will be booked before your arrival and the remaining nights will be booked around the prevailing weather.

    This may mean traveling to Tokachidake and staying at Ryounkaku Onsen to access Tokachidake and Furanodake areas or heading over to Asahidake or Kurodake to hike the lift-accessed backcountry on offer.


    Ryounkaku Onsen Hotel

    Japanese-style rooms

    Hotsprings at Ryounkaku
    Dates & Rates 2018
    • 26 Jan - 3 Feb 2018 - $2980:
    • 15 - 23 Feb 2018 - $2780:
    • 3 - 11 March 2018 - $2780:
    Rates in AUD
    Inclusions
    • Transfers from/to airport & daily transport
    • 8 nights twin/triple share accommodation (3 star)
    • Daily breakfast, welcome & farewell dinner party
    • 6 days guiding (max 1:4 ratio) and max 8 people on tour
    • Onsen (hot spring) tour
    Optional Extras
    • Avalanche awareness course
    • Single share accommodation
    • Cat skiing
    • Avalanche rental gear - $140 (compulsory to have)
    • Equipment rental (touring etc)
    • Add on extra nights/guided days
    Not Included

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