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Off-piste skiing in snow-fueled Niseko

Off-piste skiing in snow-fueled Niseko

Duration:6.5 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Discover top-quality powder snow in the mountains of Niseko on the Japanese island of Hokkaido. Join Gauthier and Tomoki, a JMGA mountain guide and ski guide who is based around the mountains of Niseko. Tomoki has been exploring the Japanese island of Hokkaido for years and knows every corner of it. With his combination of mountain expertise and vast local knowledge, you’ll maximize your skiing…
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What we’ll do

The coming of winter brings fresh flurries of snowfall to Japan’s second largest island of Hokkaido. These snow storms blow from Siberia, bringing with them some of the driest, lightest and fluffiest snow in the world. One particular place where these dream conditions land is the ski resort of Niseko. The snow-drenched ski resort of Niseko is one of the most famous in the country because of its…

What else you should know

If you need to rent ski equipment you can check out a number of rentals including Niseko Winterlab, located on 482-2 Niseko, Abuta District, Hokkaido 048-1511, Japan. And remember to buy your lift pass for the area.

What to bring

Ski equipment (skis, boots, poles, helmet)
Avalanche equipment (beacon, shovel, probe)
Ski clothing (dress in layers)
Lift pass
Picnic

Where you'll be

Niseko ski resort, located on the island of Hokkaido, is one of the most famous in the country because of its prime conditions and excellent and vast off-piste slopes.

Availability

Guest safety

Outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 10 and up can attend. Guests need to be intermediate off-piste skiers who are capable of handling black runs.

More tips

If you need to rent ski equipment you can check out a number of rentals including Niseko Winterlab, located on 482-2 Niseko, Abuta District, Hokkaido 048-1511, Japan. And remember to buy your lift pass for the area.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

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Off-piste skiing in snow-fueled Niseko
New experience
From $232/person
New experience
From $232/person