Iwate Private Ski Guiding
Resort Guiding - Lift Accessed Backcountry - Backcountry Touring
¥55,000 for a qualified English speaking guide, flat rate for up to 6 guests
Any experienced Japow skier will tell you that resorts in Japan can be extremely strict about off-piste skiing or lift-accessed backcountry. JST has exclusive permission at certain resorts to access terrain that's banned for individual skiers.
- Resort Powder Guiding: If you're looking for a day of being shown all the best lift-accessed and easily skiable powder with very little effort, this product is for you. Local knowledge from our guides will open up the best stashes and hidden lines that you wouldn't even know existed without a guide! Booking a day trip with us will get you familiarized quickly with the resorts and save you lots of time!
- Lift Accessed Backcountry: This option is all about accessing the best possible powder using existing lift infrastructure. A little work will be required here and there, but generally this type of guiding is all about maximising your off-piste vertical and minimizing your hiking. The powder stashes you can find with just a bit of effort might surprise you!
- Backcountry Touring: Iwate provides plentiful backcountry touring options, especially in the secret nooks and crannies that make this region so special. Unlike many other regions in Japan, Iwate has a surprising amount of wide open backcountry, leaving skiers to make big lines independant of trees. Since there's so many options it mostly depends on weather and your level of fitness.
Japan Ski Tours guides at the following resorts. Where we go isn't set too far in advance so we can maintain flexibility and move with the weather patterns.
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Guided trips do not include: