Videos of Hokkaido

Niseko Japan

Niseko needs no introduction, being the most popular of the Hokkaido ski resorts. However Niseko isn't just about the resort skiing and snowboarding, considering the many backcountry options and cat skiing.


Iwanai Cat Skiing Hokkaido

Iwanai Cat Skiing near Niseko Japan provided plenty of face shots! We didn't see many of the renowned sea views at Iwanai Resort Powder Cat Tours because it was snowing most of the time, providing lovely deep Hokkaido powder!

Shimamaki Cat Skiing Hokkaido

Powder on tap with Shimamaki Cat Skiing Hokkaido!

A Taste of Skiing in Hokkaido

The snowboarding and skiing in Hokkaido is world renowned for the powder, but it's not just about the powder. This video also shows some other snippets of the experience from our travels around Hokkaido. Oh OK, there's a bit of powder too! Hokkaido snowboarding and skiing is ichi-ban!

Hokkaido Backcountry Club Heli Skiing

The Hokkaido Backcountry Club Heli Skiing operates near Niseko and Rusutsu. It's ichi-ban because it offers the perfect combination of superb powder snow and the easiest way to access it - a helicopter!

Central Hokkaido Backcountry Skiing

It was a day with lots of faceshots out backcountry skiing in Central Hokkaido with Journey Into Japan.


Asahidake Hokkaido

Asahidake in Japan is a fun ski area for powder hounds, particularly those on skis and those who are prepared to work a little for the powder. We headed out for the day to Asahidake Hokkaido with our guide TMS from Journey Into Japan for some awesome powder skiing and also to check out the fumaroles.…

Central Hokkaido Tour

The Powderhounds headed out with Hokkaido Powder Guides for a week long tour of Central Hokkaido, based at Asahikawa, Tokachidake, and Furano. Snowboarding and skiing in Hokkaido at (almost) its best! Powder, professional guides and great cultural experiences made for an epic week! This was a customised private trip, which has some similarities to the Hokkaido 3 Volcanoes Tour.


Asahiyama Zoo Asahikawa

For a rest day from the Hokkaido powder, Asahiyama Zoo in Asahikawa can be a bit of fun. The penguin parade is a highlight!

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