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BACKCOUNTRY TOURING WITH LIFT ASSIST
8 Nights | 7 Days Skiing/Riding
From price based on twin/triple-share option for 2018-19 season. 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 for 2018-19 season. Min 4 guests required to run tour.
Base/invoice currency is in AUD inc taxes.
*Displayed price may vary due to currency fluctuations.
USD 2,772
Discount only for bookings made during Nov. Full payment required at time of booking.
10% discount off advertised price for bookings made during Nov for Jan 5th tour
Ability: Advanced to Expert
Explore Central Hokkaido's endless backcountry under your own steam as well as using the lifts. Perfect for those that don't want to hike all day and/or those relatively new to backcountry touring. Based in Furano, explore different ski areas each day.
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Inclusions
  • Transfers from/to airport & daily transport
  • 8 nights twin/triple share accommodation
  • Daily breakfast, welcome & farewell dinner party
  • 7 days guiding (max 1:5 ratio) and max 10 people on tour
  • Onsen (hot spring) tour
Add-ons
  • Avalanche awareness course
  • Single share accommodation
  • Cat skiing
  • Avalanche rental gear - $155 (compulsory to have)
  • Equipment rental (touring etc)
Location: Japan | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Backcountry, Sidecountry
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We try to keep the availability as accurate as possible however things can change regularly. The following statuses roughly equate to:
  • Available = 5 or more spots
  • Filling = 3 – 5 spots
  • Almost Full = 2 or less spots

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Availability
Jan 05 - Jan 13, 2019
9
USD 2,772
Filling
Feb 01 - Feb 09, 2019
9
USD 2,772
Sold Out
Feb 16 - Feb 24, 2019
9
USD 2,772
Sold Out
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Powder Belt Backcountry Tour

New for 2018-19 season, the Powder Belt Backcountry Tour will have you exploring the powder belt of Central Hokkaido's endless backcountry using the lifts as well as your own steam with ski touring or split boarding.

Central Hokkaido has some of Japan’s most easily accessible backcountry. It’s the perfect place for those new to backcountry or those who have done it before but don’t need to hike all day everyday. When you have touring gear a whole new world opens up. Runs that weren’t possible due to a massive boot pack hike out in deep powder become an easy 15-20 min tour.

Using the lifts in Furano, Tomamu, Kamui, Asahidake and Sahoro, we will head into the backcountry for endless fresh lines. There is also the option of full touring days in Tokachidake and other lesser known backcountry areas.

This 8 night tour will have you staying in the beautiful Rising Sun B&B in Kitanomine, Furano where your host Gonzo will look after your every need.

The Powder Belt Backcountry Tour will be fully guided by two of the experienced guides and with a max of 10 people on the tour it’ll be just you and deep JAPOW!!

Ability Level

Advanced and above skiing/snowboarding ability. This tour requires that you must be able to ski the whole mountain with confidence and at speed in powder, through trees and in variable conditions. You must have a good level of fitness. Touring equipment – AT-skis or split-boards are required.


Lots of freshies to be had...

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

...and the rewards endless.
Inclusions and Rates Notes 2019
Inclusions
  • Transfers from/to airport & daily transport
  • 8 nights twin/triple share accommodation
  • Daily breakfast, welcome & farewell dinner party
  • 7 days guiding (max 1:5 ratio) and max 10 people on tour
  • Onsen (hot spring) tour
  • 6 days lift tickets
Optional Extras
  • Avalanche awareness course
  • Single share accommodation
  • Cat skiing
  • Avalanche rental gear - $155 (compulsory to have)
  • Equipment rental (touring etc)
  • Add on extra nights/guided days
Not Included

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