Hokkaido's Ocean Peaks
7 nights/8 days (backcountry focus)

 

Backcountry ski in one of the snowiest regions in the world. The western coast mountains of Hokkaido are renowned for huge accumulations of precipitation straight from the Sea of Japan.

Over the week you will be based from two different areas in traditional ryokan hotels. Finish days in the ryokan hot springs and enjoy delicious local cuisine in the evening. On three days ski isolated terrain accessed via snowmobile.

Join us on this coastal backcountry adventure.

The Area

Hokkaido and in particular the west coast mountains are renowned for huge accumulations of snow and exceptional tree skiing.

Terrain and Snow

Predominantly tree skiing. The Hokkaido snowpack is deep and generally stable.

We can run this program on request and offer a private package price including this guided program and accommodation through our local licensed travel agent partners. Please inquire with your trip dates, group size and accommodation preference. We can also help organising airport transfers, ski and equipment rentals.

Program Itinerary

Day 1
Arrive in Niseko, the gateway to Hokkaidofs western coast mountains.

Day 2
Ski the eMt Fuji of the North.f On a clear day ski in to the crater and then descend 1,400 meters, which is one of the biggest in Hokkaido. Dinner in a local micro-brewery in the evening.

Day 3
Snowmobile tow in to access one of our favorite mountain zones. On clear days there are magnificent views out to the Sea of Japan and Hokkaidofs eFuji of the North.f Finish the day in one of the areafs oldest hot springs.

Day 4
Transfer to the coast where you will be skiing a backcountry location with views over the ocean. From tonight you will stay in a traditional ryokan hotel on the coast. Enjoy delicious local seafood in the evening.

Day 5
You will be heading south along the rocky coast to a backcountry area accessible by snowmobile. Finish the day in the ryokan hot spring with views of the ocean.

Day 6
Snowmobile accessed backcountry.

Day 7
After another day of backcountry skiing celebrate in a seafood barbecue restaurant right on the ocean.

Day 8
Transfer to airport.


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