Niseko Backcountry Tours

HANAZONO POWDER GUIDES

Have an expert guide you to secret powder stashes, hidden terrain and teach you how to use important backcountry equipment like probes and avalanche beacons. Combine the best powder skiing of your life with an educational experience that will continue paying dividends for the rest of your ski career. A variety of mountains are available to ensure great weather conditions and the type of terrain you’re looking for.

HANAZONO POWDER GUIDES

Hanazono Powder Guides - HPG

HPG is Niseko’s only professional resort-operated backcountry guiding company. They offer expert guiding with an emphasis on safety and fun for both skiers and snowboarders. 
HPG offers both group (*) and private backcountry guided tours, all commencing from its base of operations at Hanazono 308.

Only available with HPG, you have the option of “First tracks” in Hanazono on all private tours. Starting at 7.30am you can ride the best lines before the resort opens to the public.

Hanazono Powder Guide Tours
Tour Duration Price Guding Area
Half Day Tour 4.5 Hours ¥51,000 (1-4 guests/1 guide) Covers Niseko united ski resorts and lift access BC field 
Full Day Tour 6 Hours ¥58,000 (1-4 guests/1 guide)

Covers lift access BC tour, Skin up BC tour at Niseko mountain range

Mt.Iwao,Chisenupuri,Shakunage, Nitonupuri, Mt.Mekunnai area,

Rusutsu Ski Resort(Extra cost JPY10,000-/per group)

Powder 3 Dayz 6 Hours x 3 days

¥162,000 (1-4 guests/1 guide)

Covers lift access BC tour, Skin up BC tour at Niseko mountain range

Mt.Iwao,Chisenupuri,Shakunage, Nitonupuri, Mt.Mekunnai area,

Rusutsu Ski Resort(Extra cost JPY10,000-/per group)

  • Flexible starting time between 7:30 - 10:00AM
  • Accommodation pickup and transport to Hanazono is included
  • Above pricing is afor a maximum of 4 guests. Up to two additional guests can be added to a tour for an additional ¥10,000. 
  • *Skin up BC tour at Niseko mountain range will be a maximum of 4 guests per guide, more than 4 guests need to put tail guide.
    • Tail guide fee:
      • Full day: ¥30,000 / max 7 guests
      • Half day: ¥25,000 / max 7 guests
  • All tour include backcountry safety gear and back packs free of charge.
  • Guests need to prepare their own hike up equipment such as touring ski, split board with skins for Niseko mountain range backcountry tour.
  • Please make your booking before 4:00pm at least one day in advance if you would like to start your tour with the “First Tracks” service.

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