Niseko – Backcountry Touring Day Trips

Interested in getting away from the crowds in Niseko and into Hokkaido’s incredible backcountry? Black Diamond’s certified guides will take you out of the resort for an experience you won’t soon forget. These Niseko backcountry touring day trips are all “earn your turns” trips involving no chairlifts but plenty of sweat in order to find the goods.

All tours begin with your guide picking you up directly from your accommodation in one of our comfortable 4WD drive vehicles between 8 AM and 8.30 AM. You will be contacted the evening before your scheduled trip about an exact pick up time. Depending on your equipment we will get the required rental gear for you or head straight to the trailhead.With our guides leading the way you can expect to find the best skin tracks and powder stashes. At the end of your successful powder day your guide will take you back to your accommodation.

If you need rental touring skis or splitboards, please contact Rhythm Summit.

Niseko backcountry at its finest

Tour Options

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Introduction to Backcountry Skiing

First time backcountry skiing? If you've never applied a set of skins your skis/splitboard (or snowshoes to feet), please book our intro to backcountry tour.
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Advanced Backcountry Tours

If you've used skins and traveled in the backcountry before let us know - particularly if you are joining a group trip. We will do our best to put you in a group with other backcountry skiers and riders of similar experience levels.
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The Mushroom Trip

BD has been guiding pro skiers and snowboarders for years in Hokkaido's vast natural playground of pillows (generally referred to as mushrooms in Japan), drops, steep chutes and backcountry booters but starting this season we will begin offering this same service to all of our guests. After all, why should the pros have all the fun?
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Yotei Summit Tour

If the dominating peak of Mount Yotei has been calling your name and you are looking for a challenge this tour is for you. The hike can take between 5 and 8 hours to reach the summit and will truly test your fitness.