Powder Guiding

For experienced powder hunters, learn the advanced techniques which will take your powder experience to the next level. Participants can ride the best powder runs in any of the Niseko United resorts, including guided access to the Niseko gate system. Suitable for advanced level riders only who have previous experience in powder. Mainly focusing on getting guests out the gates safely and exploring the back country areas of Niseko. There is some teaching in this of course, but the main focus is on guiding guests to advanced and challenging back country experiences.

  • Qualified and professional English speaking guides with intimate knowledge of the best and safest Niseko snow in all conditions.
  • Priority lift lines on select Hirafu lifts means we can get to the peak before other guides.
  • Prices include avalanche safety gear and instruction on use for all Tours.
  • 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.


Group 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.

  • Guided Group Tour is for 1-4 people per group.
  • Tours meet at the Gondola and Family Base, starting from the Private Lesson meeting area.

Private Tour
In a private tour the decisions can be made by you, with the guides deep knowledge of the terrain and your preferences, you can get the most out of your experience. You can decide the level of hiking and traversing you want, and can take advantage of the qualified instructor guides who can coach you as much as you want on powder riding techniques.

  • Flat rate for 1-5-guests for Private Guides.
  • Tours can begin from the Skye Niseko Ski Valet or either the Gondola or Family base Chair lift GoSnow meeting areas.
TypeDurationTimePrice
Full Day Private6 HoursFlexible 8:30am - 10:30 am start¥57,000 (up to 5 people)
Half Day Private4 Hours8:30 - 12:30¥47,000
Guided Group Tour6 Hours8:30 - 2:30 pm¥18,000 per person