5 & 7 Day Powder Ninja Ski Packages
Our 7 Day Ninja Trips are an epic journey into the lift accessed with touring options of Hokkaido. Your deep powder and backcountry navigation skills will improve as we deal with a variety of terrain and classic Hokkaido Powder
*Locations Depend on conditions
Day 1- Meet in Otaru
Otaru was the financial center of Hokkaido – a bustling port which was the center of trade with Russia and China – in the early 19thth century. The city invested some of the riches in the construction of grand, Western-style buildings infused with Japanese architectural features of stone and brick which line the town’s central canal. Spend the evening meeting your guide and team while walking through the canal to eat sushi as the local restaurant’s which are the best in Hokkaido.
Day 2- Ski Kokusai
*As there may be a slight difference in the group’s abilities, your guide may split you into 2 groups for the first two days and work with both groups independently throughout the day.
*Night skiing. For those who want more at Otaru Tenguyama.Otaru has its own ski resort that overlooks the city. and its lights at night.
Day 3 - Ski Sapporo Teine
Ski/board in more challenging terrain and apply the skills learned on the previous day. Our ski group while get into more tree runs while continuing to work on technique. Video feedback session will occur where you can watch and discuss your skiing/riding with your instructor during breaks.
Day 4 - Ski the Tomamu lift accessed backcountry
Today’s focus is on individual feedback as we look to fine tune your technique. Your group will do another video feedback session early in the day, so you can see how your technique is progressing, to improve. We also encourage you to mix up your speed and turn shape and give you a few tips on how to analyse your own skiing/riding in future.
Day 5- Ski Furano or Tomamu then transfer to Asahikawa
Day 6 - Kamui Links lift accessed backcountry
Based in Asahikawa you are now in the heart of Hokkaido. Take advantage of the great ski grounds like Kamui Links and Pippu for some lift accessed back country country which are in close vicinity. If weather and snow conditions allow head straight to Asahidake, Hokkaido’s tallest active volcano, one of the best places in Japan to find powder stashes
Day 7- Ski Asahidake
Head out to the Asahidake. Here you will put into practice all the skills you have developed to take advantage of the expansive terrain around Asahidake.