Black Diamond Tours offers avalanche skills training courses in Niseko. This 2 day course will give you the knowledge and skills to reduce the risk of being caught in an avalanche.
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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.
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.
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?
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.
The Powder Hunter gives you ultimate access to our unrivalled local knowledge and maximum flexibility to make sure you get the goods on any given day of the winter.
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.
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.
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.