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  • A skier turning in deep powder in Hokkaido Japan. During our week long ski trip to Furano Japan.
  • The fumaroles on Mount Asahidake are right outside the ropeway. During our ski week we attempt to summit and ski from the top passing by the fumaroles is very memorable.
  • Who says Hokkaido is flat? At Guided Exposure we love a;; types of terrain including couloirs filled with blower powder. A great touring area near Furano Japan delivers amazing turns for this snowboarder.
  • From steeps to cruiser runs Japan has something for everyone. From alpine lines to fun forest runs this skier enjoyed every turn along the way in Furano Hokkaido Japan.
  • The downhill is a blast but the uphill gives us time to take in the beauty of Hokkaido Japan. A split boarder skins up through a snowy forest in Furano Japan.
  • An almost daily site this shrine always meant a day of powder was waiting for us on the mountain. A Japanese shrine.
  • Ramen alley in Sapporo is a great stop when traveling to and from Furano. Ramen alley in Sapporo Hokkaido Japan.
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Hokkaido Japan Ski Trip

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$800.00 USD
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$800.00 USD

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   After spending a winter season ski guiding and avalanche forecasting in Hokkaido I look to return with 2 separate groups of 4 in winter 2024. These week long trips will seek out the best snow, in the best places, off the beaten path. Wether its lift served backcountry, ski & splitboard touring, or ski mountaineering this is a trip of a lifetime.

   Our centrally located and beautiful accommodations in the Furano base village of Kitanomine is with in a short 5 minute drive or 10 minute downhill walk from the lifts and a 5 minute drive to Furano-shi. From here we will ride at the local ski area and other zones within an hours drive. From Asahidake in the Daisetsuzan Range to the Hidaka and Yubari Ranges we have plenty of lift served touring and pure human powered backcountry to choose from. While in town we can enjoy dinners at nearby restaurants, shop at the amazing food co-op, and soak in the onsen that surround town.

   A unique offering for 2024 is our carefully crafted overnight ski traverse. This overnight trip goes from ski village to ski village staying in traditional Japanese Ryokans and carrying only a day pack and a couple personal items. No tents, no sleeping bags, just a day pack, a change of clothes and a lunch. As always weather and conditions dependent. 

   This unique trip offers lower ratios of guests to guides with group size limited to 4 people plus guide. Lodging is based on double occupancy and is scheduled for all nights of the trip including the night before we start and the night our trip ends. So time to relax before and after without shuffling luggage, gear, and transportation. 




Day 1: Arrive in Sapporo and drive together in our 4x4 lux van to accommodations in Furano


Day 2-8: 6 full days to ride the best snow in the best zones of the Hidaka, Yubari, and Daisetsuzan Ranges. Accompanied by great food and bone soaking onsen


Day 9: Drive back to Sapporo in our Lux 4x4 van




  • 7 full days of guiding & skiing (no travel days or 1/2 days)
  • Lodging for 8 Nights
  • Transportation from New Chitose Airport Sapporo to Furano and back
  • Transportation during trip from Furano to nearby destinations
  • 8 Breakfasts
  • Lift Tickets
  • Onsen
  • 1 Dinner & 1 Breakfast when staying at Ryokan 


Not Included:

  • Flights
  • All Lunches
  • All Dinners
  • Gratuities


Private trips are available when booking all spots.


Cancellation Policy


Trips and courses abroad cancelled more than 90 days before the start date will be refunded minus 3% and $75 processing fee. Cancellations 89 days or less in advance of the start date will be given a Guided Exposure Credit, minus a $75 processing fee. Cancelling a trip or course in 59 days or less of the start date will not be refunded.  

   International & Trips Abroad: Japan & Alaska
90 days before trip departure  Full Refund minus 3% & $75 processing fee
89 to 60 days before trip  Guided Exposure Credit minus $75 fee
59 days or less before trip departure  No Refund