Andre  Cogin

Andre Cogin

Ninja Powder Guide

After years of travelling the world , skiing some amazing locations including Gulmarg and Alaska,Andre decided to turn his passion into a full time job! Not that a day in the mountains ever feels like work. Having attained his CSIA lvl 2 in Whistler, as well as avalanche and first aid training, he continues to improve on his mountain skills. After a successful season working out of Furano last season, he will return as one of our powder ninjas for the 2018 season
-Advanced first aid
-AST 1&2
-Currently doing, New Zealand certificate in Avalanche management ( lvl 5)
APSI lvl 1 instructor
CSIA lvl 2 instructor
Felix  Lai

Felix Lai

Ninja Powder Guide

Felix is all about sharing the stoke and his passion for skiing. He has been exploring Hokkaido’s winter wonderland and building up an extensive library of powder locations since 2013. He has summited all three iconic volcanoes of northern Japan (Asahidake, Rishiri & Yotei). He is a CSIA level 2 ski instructor with snow park qualification. He has training in first aid and avalanche mitigation. Felix is also a photographer and a snow blogger, you can check out his photos, videos and stories on Come share the stoke with him and be part of the Ninja Powder story.
Patrick OKeeffe

Patrick OKeeffe

Ninja Powder Guide

Has been living and Skiing Snowboarding in Hokkaido for 30 years !
So has some great terrain and loads of local knowledge of the best kept secrets ! But also guides MTB Kayak Rafting in Hokkaido and through out Asia ! Lives on the stoke