Backcountry Tours

Experience the thrill of riding one of Japan’s top backcountry areas. Our experienced guide will take you to best snow conditions. From high alpine to hidden local tree runs.

Guiding Areas:

Guiding fee:

¥57,000 (1day /up to 3 people)

  • Additional fee: ¥19,000/person for a day
    Up to 8 people for a group. Support guide will join for more than 5 people.
  • includes guiding fee, insurance, and sales tax.

Other fees:

Other fees related the tour such as lifts, lodging, transportation, etc for guides will be charged separately.

Backcountry Equipment Rental

Having your own backcountry gear and being able to use it is very important for going into backcountry. We can provide rental gear for your backcountry experience.

*All avalanche equipment (beacon, probe, and shovel) are only available to rent for those who participate in a NORTHSTAR tour. Without proper understanding, this equipment is useless and will not protect you in an emergency.

Snowboard Set : ¥5,500/day
Includes avalanche beacon, probe, shovel, snowshoes, and ski poles.

Avalanche Gear Set : ¥3,000/day
Includes avalanche beacon, probe, and shovel.

*All prices include sales tax.