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Niseko Japan

Niseko is Japans premier ski resort situated in the middle of the famous snow rich region of Hokkaido. Steeped in Japanese snowboard culture and the hub of the snow surf revolution, with and average snowfall of 15 meters per winter this is a snowboarders dream location. We'll be staying just outside the main town giving us the option to dip our toes into the hustle and bustle but also within striking distance of the lesser visited areas with a more traditional Japanese vibe, including plenty of visits to local onsens to relax and refresh after a long days riding. Expect endless powder, unbelievable food and amazing Japanese snowboard culture.

Adventure
This is a slightly longer trip with 12 days riding (10 guided), we'll have snowshoes at our disposal to cover all options. From morning resort laps to afternoon snowshoe trips to the lesser known areas and hopefully a trip up the famous Mount Yotei for unforgettable sea views and a run that will blow your mind.  The aim pure and simple is to ride as much powder as possible with the option of night riding just to make sure we maximise every opportunity.

Accommodation 
We'll be staying 5 mins from the main Niseko village in the Impressive Country Resorts, a complex of self catered houses with a regular shuttle service up to Niseko. The houses are modern and well equipped set in a tranquil valley at the foot of Mt Yotei. Evening meals will be a mix of sampling the amazing variety of local restaurants, cooking in and grabbing a take away from the food trucks after a night riding session.

Considerations
Be prepared to ride hard for 12 days as the snow rarely lets up. A good level of fitness is required and at least a couple of weeks of powder riding is recommended to get the most out of this trip. Expect short hikes most day with a few bigger days depending on conditions.

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DATES:

TBC

PRICE:
£3000
INCLUDES:
  • 10 days of backcountry guiding and coaching with James Stentiford
  • Avalanche safety equipment and training
  • 10 day lift pass for Niseko and surrounding resorts
  • Airport transfers and all local travel
  • Snow shoes and poles for touring days
  • 12 days self catered accommodation at Niseko Country Resort
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