Powder Experiences

Powder Guiding and Backcountry Touring

Niseko United is a fantastic resort, offering deep powder experiences with very easy access. For those experienced riders however there is a new level of JAPOW action, accessible with our amazing Powder Guiding Experiences. Our veteran guides know every inch of Mt Niseko-Annupuri and using the Niseko United Gate System will direct you to amazing, untouched powder with only very minimal hiking.

If you would like to explore further afield our backcountry guiding partners have various tour options available.

Whiteroom Guides

As one of our All Niseko Pass partners, we recommend Whiteroom Guides for all your resort, sidecountry and backcountry ski and snowboard guiding needs throughout Hokkaido, Japan.

Whether it be a one-off deep powder experience in Niseko or Furano, sidecountry of Kokusai or Tomama or the backcountry of Kiroro or a multi-day adventure chasing snow storms around Hokkaido, the Whiteroom Travel and Guiding Team can help make it a reality. Backcountry touring options are also available to summit Mt Yotei, Shirabetsu, Tokachidake and many others.

Safety, flexibility and adaptability are key to a great guided experience. Their staff are experienced guides from around the world with accreditations and combinations of mountain guiding, ski patrolling, instructing, avalanche certifications and first aid plus years of experience on snow.

Special Winter rates are available; speak with expert H2 Life concierge team about exploring the backcountry in the wider Hokkaido area.

Cat-Skiing

Cat-Skiing is the best way to get fresh tracks in Niseko. On a private mountain with a small crew you are guaranteed line after untracked line through virgin Niseko Powder. With only a maximum of 5-13 guests per day you won't have to compete with the crowds for spectacular riding. No need for lifts, no need for hiking, Cat assisted skiing and snowboarding is best way to maximise your time on the mountain. Experience guides accompany the tour and will provide inside advice on the best spots to ride and will ensure your safety. Photographs of the day are also available for you to access online.

Speak with our expert concierge team on Cat-skiing options here in Niseko and the wider Hokkaido area.

Heli-Skiing

Imagine standing atop a volcano at 1,107 meters with 360-degree views and steep powder lines for the taking. Now imagine a helicopter shuttling you back to the top after you've crushed your descent. Now imagine an entire day of this high adrenaline action. With our Heli-Skiing experience you don't need to imagine!

All helicopter packages include professional guiding and safety instructions, along with snow safety equipment (backpack, avalanche beacon, shovel, and probe). We also provide complimentary transport services from local accommodations.

Contact us for pricing.