5 & 7 Day Ninja Powder Storm Chaser Lift Assisted Tour
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
Day 1- Meet in Furano
Meet in Furano at your accommodation at 5pm meet your guide and host who will run you through the tour, weather and answer any questions you have about the week
Furano the belly button of Hokkaido is rapidly gaining an international reputation as the place to base for chasing the lightest powder on the planet . Furano ski ground is one of the most highly regarded of Japans ski Resorts with steep runs great side country and spectacular views. Furano boast views of the Daisetzu National park across the valley the biggest national park in Japan with smouldering Volcanic peaks like Tokachi and Asahidake the highest mountain on Hokkaido . Furano itself is a pleasant rural city with good rail, road and air connections to the rest of the country. Its also within good driving to loads of other great lift assisted or straight out touring spots for the adventurous powder slayer. Aside from skiing the area is famous for its Lavender and multi different color flowers in spring and summer with great options to onsens (Hotsprings) and great eateries and bars making it the perfect place to base.
Day 2- Ski Furano
*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 Sahoro
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.
*Locations Depend on conditions
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"Exceeded all expectations"
I’m so pleased we found Pat because it absolutely made our trip. He’s such a friendly guy as are the small team that work with him… he snowboards and most of the test of the team ski so we were well catered for and I was relieved that he made allowances for our mixed abilities.