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USD 1,647

SNOWBOARDER POWDER CHASER
7 Nights | 6 Days Skiing | Up to 6 Ski Areas

Location: Japan | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Off-Piste, On-Piste, Backcountry, Sidecountry
Ability: Advanced to Expert
Price p/p From price is based on quad-share
Base/invoice currency is in Japanese Yen inclusive of tax
*Display price may vary slightly due to fluctuation in exchange rates.
USD 1,647
The Powder Triangle -Snowboard Tour is a adventure of sorts for those willing to commit short notice to an amazing Hokkaido Mountain Experience ( no pun intended). Fast riding, powder seeking, mountain hiking, line seeking, face-shot collecting, budget tour with a difference. Snowboarders only. 4 spots left.
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The Powder Triangle Tour - Snowboarders Only

You will need a rest after this this 8-day action-packed powder chasing adventure!

Ride many of Hokkaido's premium powder spots hitting the best locations based on the best conditions each day.

Only advanced to expert snowboarders need apply and those willing to do a little hiking to earn the absolute best turns.

Group Type

The tour is for mixed groups so you can join as a solo traveler, a couple or small group.

Locations
Furano, Tomamu, Tokachidake, Asahidake, Kamui, Teine, Sapporo Kokusai

Visitation to each resort may depend on where the best conditions are each day.

Ability
You should be as a minimum, an advanced (off-piste) rider that is very comfortable and fluid in steep terrain and tight trees.

You should also be physically fit and willing to hike a little.

Terrain
The terrain for this tour is resort off-piste and lift-accessed (and some hiking) sidecountry and backcountry. You should therefore have either snow shoes or split board for this tour.

Avalanche safety equipment is essential and must be used and is available to rent for the entire tour.

You will be trained on how to operate a transceiver, probe & shovel at the beginning of the week and this will be checked daily.

Guiding & Hosting
The tour will have 1 guide for up to 6 guests and will have a tail guide if there are 7 guests on the tour.

Guides hold the following qualifications: ARM Level 5; Stage 1 Avalanche; Level 3 Snowboard Instructor and Trainer level 2 Ski Instructor; plus they have Wilderness First Aid.

The guides also have many years of experience driving in blizzard conditions in Japan and hold Heavy Vehicle License and a Hazardous Area Authority.

Bookings

Don't hold back as there are only 4 spots and one date so enquire here today>>

Itinerary

This tour starts at Niseko & ends at Otaru Station or Niseko.

Day 1 (Arrival Day) You will Transfer to Furano from Niseko 11am or CTS 2pm Check-in to Alpine Backpackers Furano, Beers at Ajitos

Day 2 (Furano) 1st Riding day at Furano, you will check out the off-piste, terrain and steep trees.

Day 3 (Tomamu) You will travel to Tomamu and shred famous side-country and backcountry bowls, and tree runs.

Day 4 (Tokachidake) Hiking Day at Tokachidake followed by onsen, you then head to Asahikawa to check-in to Court Hotel.

Day 5(Asahidake) Full-day on the giant. Hiking and Riding, Check out the fumaroles then Beers at the Den.

Day 6 (Kamui) Early start drive to Kamui for a awesome day of shredding at Kamui Ski Links then transfer to Otaru to check-in to Smile Hotel.

Day 7 (Teine) Up Early to ride Teine bowls and side country

Day 8 Departure Day (Sapporo Kokusai) Full-day shredding the trees and bowls of the side & back-country Drop off at Otaru Station or transfer to Niseko on the afternoon of 24th Feb 2019.

Accommodation

Furano - Alpine Backpackers - 4 person share room - 3 Nights
Asahikawa - Court Hotel - 4 person/single beds - 2 Nights
Otaru - Smile Hotel - 4 person, single beds in Dormitory

Rates, Inclusions & Add-Ons

Rates¥185,000

Inclusions
  • 7 nights accom (basic/backpacker/budget hotel)
  • 6 days lift tickets
  • Ground transport from Niseko/CTS for entire tour and drop off at Otaru Station or Niseko on the afternoon of 24th Feb 2019
  • 6 days guided riding
Add-ons
  • Private room upgrade: get a quote for additional cost
  • Avy gear rentals - request price
Not Included
  • Flights - search for best flights here
  • Travel insurance that covers skiing/snowboarding off-piste - see options here & buy online
  • Ski/snowboard gear and ski clothing
  • Breakfast, Lunches, Dinners and Alcohol
  • Manditory avalanche safety equipment rental (pack w/ shovel, probe & Beacon)
  • Split board/snowshoes recommended

Terms & Conditions


TOURS: ALL PRE-BOOKED TOURS. PAYMENT OF 20% OF THE BALANCE IS DUE WITHIN 14 DAYS OF BOOKING CONFIRMATION BEING SENT. THE BALANCE IS DUE IN FULL BY DEC 5 2018.

CANCELLATION BY THE CUSTOMER AFTER 20% DEPOSIT IS PAID WILL RESULT IN LOSS OF DEPOSIT.
CANCELLATION AFTER FULL BALANCE HAS BEEN PAID AND PRIOR TO 30 DAYS OF COMMENCEMENT OF TOUR WILL RESULT IN LOSS OF 50% OF TOTAL PRICE OF TOUR.

CHANGES DUE TO CONDITIONS AND WEATHER MAYBE ALTER THE ITINERARY TO INCREASE PARTICIPANT ENJOYMENT.

ADDITIONS or UPGRADES OUTSIDE THE AGREED PRICE, WILL BE INVOICED SEPARATELY

PLEASE NOTE THAT A CANCELLATION ON MEDICAL GROUNDS PRIOR TO THE TOUR WILL REQUIRE A DOCTOR'S NOTE CONFIRMING THAT YOU ARE IN AN UNFIT CONDITION TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY SNOW SPORT ACTIVITY. IF YOU CANNOT PROVIDE A DOCTOR'S NOTE THEN NO REFUND WILL BE OFFERED.

TOURS CANCELLED BY THE OPERATOR WHILE HIGHLY UNLIKELY WILL BE REFUNDED IN FULL.