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Private Customised Tour

Location: Japan | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Backcountry
Ability: Advanced to Expert
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This CUSTOMISABLE private backcountry guided ski/ split board tour heads to Rishiri Island, way up north off the NW coast of Hokkaido, where those famous weather patterns from Siberia bring loads of powder.
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Custom Booking Period: Feb 15 - Mar 31, 2025
Min Days: From 5
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Rishiri Island Tour

For backcountry skiers and split boarders who’ve been there and done that in Hokkaido Japan, the last citadel of big mountains to conquer is Mt Rishiri. You can tick Rishiri Island skiing or snowboarding off your bucket list with Rising Sun Guides.

Rising Sun Guides has plenty of expertise in providing backcountry ski touring and split boarding trips, and climbing spectacular peaks in remote locations.

RSGs provide expert backcountry guiding and hosting and can assist in planning other important components of your trip including transport, accommodation and meals.

The accommodation is a delightful pension near the main town of Rishiri Island. The pension has rooms with western rooms and there are also a couple of Japanese style rooms. Dinners including local fresh seafood, and the pension has a little hinoki wood onsen on-site for relaxing after a big day on Mt Rishiri. 

Pricing varies depending on how you want to design your trip in conjunction with RSGs. Please inquire for information and a quotation.

 Getting there is half the fun

 A unique cultural experience

So many lines to choose from
Please inquire for a quote for the needs for your group. Inclusions
  • Accommodation at a delightful pension with onsen
  • Daily breakfast & dinner
  • Backcountry guiding
  • Ground transport
  • Ferry fees
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Rising Sun Guides Terms & Conditions

  • A 25% non-refundable deposit is required to confirm all reservations.
  • Full payment is due 60 days prior to the start of the tour. If the tour is booked within 60 days of departure, full payment is required to confirm.
  • Cancellation within 60 days but 30 days prior to the tour will incur a tariff in the amount of 50% of the full tour cost.
  • Cancellations within 30 days will incur a tariff in the amount of 100% of the full tour cost.
  • At the time of booking, you will receive a message with your invoice allowing you to complete payment by international bank transfer or with your credit card through Paypal. Paypal is the preferred method on payments under 100,000Yen. There is a 4% service fee associated with all paypal transactions, however on payments up to 100,000 Yen Rising Sun Guides will accept this fee. For larger payments, the 4% service charge will be added to your invoice. Alternatively, bank transfer is the preferred method on large transactions as the associated flat rate fees are lower. All bank transfer details are available on your electronic invoice. If you choose to complete a bank transfer, please ignore the paypal service charge listed on your invoice and only transfer the amount owing on the balance line of your invoice before the paypal service fee. Note: You do not need a Paypal account to use this online system. Simply follow the instructions and links provided with your electronic invoice.
  • All customers signing up for a guided tour are required to read and sign a release of liability waiver before departing. Failure to do so will result in cancellation of the tour without refund.
  • All participants under the age of 19 must also have a parent or legal guardian sign their release of liability.
  • RSG reserves the right to cancel any tour at any time (typically due to inclement weather, unsafe backcountry travel conditions or guide injury / sickness). In the event of cancellation, the customer will be offered the opportunity to either reschedule or receive a refund. All guests booking our backcountry or lift assisted day trips are covered by the RSG Powder Guarantee.
  • All participants entering the backcountry (anywhere outside of the ski area boundary) on a guided tour must be at least 13 years of age.
  • We ask guests to be honest with themselves about their skill level. If you have booked and paid for a trip with RSG but it is clear that your skills are insufficient for the trip you have booked, we will cancel the remainder of the day and refund 50% of your booking fee.
  • It is your responsibility to care for any rental equipment supplied by Rising Sun. Guests will be charged for repair or replacement of any lost or damaged items.