Backcountry Group Tours in Hakuba

HAKUBA BACKCOUNTRY GROUP TOURS

Single and Multi-Day Backcountry Tours In Hakuba

Come and explore the vast Hakuba backcountry and some of the very best powder skiing in Japan. The Japan Alps average 12+ meters of beautiful powder snow each year, and no other mountain range in Japan has comparable terrain with amazing powder! In Japan, or anywhere else in the world, it doesn’t get much better than this! Evergreen Backcountry Guides are certified avalanche professionals and seasoned backcountry guides.

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INTRODUCTION TO BACKCOUNTRY

Group tour to discover the allure of the backcountry! The First Time into Backcountry will introduce you to the of ski or split-board touring in the Japanese Alps. For skiers or snowboarders this is the perfect course for those to try out backcountry terrain, get away from the resorts and learn all the basic points to get in and safely out of the winter mountains.

intro to backcountry tour in hakuba

Gear equipment required

  • Specific Backcountry equipment. You must join in the tour with the proper equipment. We offer backcountry gear rental and you are eligible to a generous discount. Please check in the following link the prices and let us know to reserve your gear for your tour.
  • Rental Gear Backcountry

What is included

  • 1 Day of guiding Back Country terrain.
  • Group tour up to 6 persons
  • Professional and certificate Guide
  • Tail guide if tour is more than 6 persons
  • 3 Piece Backpack (with Beacon, shovel & probe).
  • Basic Rescue Insurance
  • Ideally all the powder you can handle.

What is not included

  • Lift ticket. It is recommended to have Hakuba Valley Lift ticket or buy the lift ticket during the day.
  • Lunch

Dates 2020/2021

Group lessons:

  • 17 Dec 2020, Thursday
  • 31 Dec 2020, Thursday
  • 12 January 2021, Thursday
  • 14 February 2021, Sunday
  • 2 March 2021, Tuesday

(A minimum of 3 pax is required to run the program).(Max 6 ppl in a group)

Time:
Sign-in at 7:55. Tour from 8:00 – 15:30.

Price

Group: ¥21,500 per person

Requirements

Off Piste ability Level
Fitness Level
Touring Level
Vertical

Up to 200 meters of Vertical

Hiking up time

Up to 2 hours

You can click in the following access in the following link to get more information about your current Level: Check your current Level of abilities


INTERMEDIATE GROUP TOUR

For those who are just starting to explore the backcountry. An intermediate ski, snowboard, or telemark skill level and a solid fitness level are all that is necessary. The Intermediate BC Tour requires hiking up slopes and ridges using alpine touring bindings & skins for skiers and snowshoes or split-board with skins for snowboarders.

intro to backcountry tour in hakuba

Gear equipment required

  • Specific Backcountry equipment. You must join in the tour with the proper equipment. We offer backcountry gear rental and you are eligible to a generous discount. Please check in the following link the prices and let us know to reserve your gear for your tour.
  • Rental Gear Backcountry

What is included

  • 1 Day of guiding Back Country terrain.
  • Group tour up to 6 persons
  • Professional and certificate Guide
  • Tail guide if tour is more than 6 persons
  • 3 Piece Backpack (with Beacon, shovel & probe).
  • Basic Rescue Insurance
  • Ideally all the powder you can handle.

What is not included

  • Lift ticket. It is recommended to have Hakuba Valley Lift ticket or buy the lift ticket during the day.
  • Lunch

Dates 2020/2021

Every Tuesdays and Saturdays from 29th Dec until 3rd March
(A minimum numbers is required to run the program).

Time:
Sign-in at 7:55. Tour from 8:00 – 15:30.

Price

Group: ¥21,500 per person

Requirements

Off Piste ability Level
Fitness Level
Touring Level
Vertical

Up to 500 meters of Vertical

Hiking up time

Up to 3 hours

You can click in the following access in the following link to get more information about your current Level: Check your current Level of abilities


UPPER INTERMEDIATE / ADVANCE GROUP TOUR

For those who are just starting to explore the backcountry. An intermediate ski, snowboard, or telemark skill level and a solid fitness level are all that is necessary. The Intermediate BC Tour requires hiking up slopes and ridges using alpine touring bindings & skins for skiers and snowshoes or split-board with skins for snowboarders.

intro to backcountry tour in hakuba

Gear equipment required

  • Specific Backcountry equipment. You must join in the tour with the proper equipment. We offer backcountry gear rental and you are eligible to a generous discount. Please check in the following link the prices and let us know to reserve your gear for your tour.
  • Rental Gear Backcountry

What is included

  • 1 Day of guiding Back Country terrain.
  • Group tour up to 6 persons
  • Professional and certificate Guide
  • Tail guide if tour is more than 6 persons
  • 3 Piece Backpack (with Beacon, shovel & probe).
  • Basic Rescue Insurance
  • Ideally all the powder you can handle.

What is not included

  • Lift ticket. It is recommended to have Hakuba Valley Lift ticket or buy the lift ticket during the day.
  • Lunch

Dates 2020/2021

Every Thursdays from 7th January until 25th February
(A minimum numbers is required to run the program).

Time:
Sign-in at 7:55. Tour from 8:00 – 15:30.

Price

Group: ¥21,500 per person

Requirements

Off Piste ability Level
Fitness Level
Touring Level
Vertical

Up to 700 meters of Vertical

Hiking up time

Up to 4 hours

You can click in the following access in the following link to get more information about your current Level: Check your current Level of abilities

“Amazing guides. Robbie, Mike and Bill took us out to Cortina, taught us a lot and showed us a great time…Could not recommend it enough.”Natalie (Australia)
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