Women’s Backcountry Touring Camp

Come join us for a 2 day skills course, formulated for women, by women. Our focus will be to help you gain confidence to split board and ski beyond the resorts and gain knowledge of winter backcountry travel, route finding, safety skills, and trip planning- all in a supportive, fun and encouraging environment led by our professional female guides.

Ultimate Early Season Camps

These tours are designed for strong intermediate skiers and boarders who would like to learn more about avalanche safety and backcountry travel. The Niseko area receives more snow in December than most resorts do all season and the night skiing at this time is outrageous! Early season pricing and less crowds make this a winner!

Shimamaki from shore - cat skiing

Cat Skiing at Shimamaki – Private

Are you looking for the trip of a lifetime for Private Cat Skiing in Japan? Do you have a group that you hand picked to travel with? Or maybe you do not want to worry about a mixed groups ability levels. Experience cat skiing at our Shimamaki location and get ready to ride untouched powder in the Karibayama mountain range!

Blackdiamondtours Powder Skiing The Powder Trip

Power Trip – 9 Days

Designed for the most passionate skiers and riders seeking multi-day guided ski trips. This is the type of holiday that you go back to work to recover from. We will put as much into one week as possible with the guarantee that you will be riding the deepest snow on the island.

Backcountry package - Unplugged

Hokkaido Unplugged – 10 Days

Focussed on the backcountry this trip is for avid backcountry users. As you travel across Hokkaido guests can expect full days in the backcountry following storms, nights sampling local cuisine, and road trips to far flung locations.

Backcountry package - Mintara

Mintara Express – 7 Days

Welcome to Hokkaido’s biggest mountains and most impressive alpine terrain. This central Hokkaido trip is primarily a backcountry touring focussed trip well suited to skiers and riders who have already explored the depths of Niseko’s powder and want to experience somewhere new.

Backcountry Tours - Central Hokkaido

Black Pack – 14 Days

This 14-day Hokkaido ski package takes you from Niseko to the Daisetsuzan National Park and central Hokkaido area in search of powder, steep terrain, and Japanese culture. Utilizing both resorts and backcountry equipment you will experience the locations that have made northern Japan famous amongst powder hunters.

Backcountry package - Deeper

Deeper / Further Hokkaido – 10 Days

This backcountry ski trip is designed to take you a little deeper into the more remote spots around Hokkaido to experience legendary powder and local onsens. After 6 days of ski touring and splitboarding the trips wraps up with 2 full days of cat skiing.

Backcountry Touring Central Hokkaido

Japarch: The best backcountry in Japan – 7 days

Less competition, the deepest snowpack of the year and longer daylight… March is our favorite month. If your forte is a mix of untracked lift accessed pow and incredible backcountry skiing and boarding, March is the month to be here.