The official international snow sports school of Grand Hirafu Resort in Niseko, Japan.

Powder Guiding

Let us guide you through the best powder experience of your lifetime!

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We know how to safely guide you through the best skiing and riding experiences that Niseko has to offer.

NEW IN 2017/18: Group Guided Tour – Tour the best that Niseko has to offer with our experienced guides. This tour will focus on getting you out the gates into the Niseko backcountry where you will safely find the best powder on offer with new friends.

  • Qualified and professional English speaking guides with intimate knowledge of the best and safest Niseko snow in all conditions.
  • Our guides are also qualified instructors and can coach you as much as you want on powder riding techniques.
  • Guiding is all accessed from Niseko United lifts, our guides will take you to the best snow & terrain on the mountain with the level of hiking and traversing that you choose.
  • Priority lift lines on select Hirafu lifts means we can get to the peak before other guides.
  • Tours meet at the Gondola and Family Base, starting from the Private Lesson meeting area.
  • Prices include avalanche safety gear and instruction on use for all Tours.
  • Guided Group Tour is for 1-4 people per group and can be of mixed discipline.
  • Private guiding is a flat-rate for up to 4 guests. For 5-6 guests, a tail guide will be added (see pricing table below).
  • Powder Guiding tours accessing the Niseko gates system is only suitable for advanced level riders, while tours remaining in bounds are suitable for intermediate and up.
  • An All Mountain lift pass is required.
Powder GoSnow
Type Duration Time Price
Full Day Private 6 hours Flexible start time from 8:30am - 10:00am ¥55,000
Half Day Private 3 hours 9:00am - 12:30pm ¥40,000
Guided Group Tour 6 hours 9:30am - 3:30pm ¥15,000 per person
Tail Guide (5 – 6 Guests) 6 hours Flexible start time from 8:30am - 10:00am Additional ¥30,000
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