Take a look at this fantastic article featured in the current issue of Finnair’s inflight magazine, Blue Wings – delving deep into the world of all things powder and skiing in the amazing Hakuba valley, in the Japanese Alps. There’s a special focus Hakuba Cortina resort, which offers incredible freeriding and powder tree skiing – and is the starting point for the Snow Season Japan ‘Off The Beaten Track Powder Tour’. Click here to check out the full article on the digital version of the magazine, pages 18-25.
Snow has already started falling on Honshu’s mountain ranges and the resorts dotted around the Japanese Alps have been accumulating enough early winter base snow to open up for business. We’ve got a feeling it’s going to be another huge winter in Japan!
We still have places available on the Snow Season Japan guided 2 week – Off The Beaten Track Powder Tour – so sign up now, for the powder and culture experience of your life!
The Powder Tour offers skiers and snowboarders the chance to experience riding Japan’s hidden gem resorts, best terrain and secret hidden powder spots accessed with the local knowledge of an experienced guide and powder coach, 29 January – 12 February 2012.
The tour is a 14-night multi location road trip, featuring 9 days skiing and snowboarding with experienced local guides, covering 6 of Honshu’s undiscovered powder resorts in Nagano and Niigata, in the beautiful Japanese Alps. Powder riding progression coaching, a 2 day avalanche course training and qualification, fantastic accommodation, meals, lift tickets, transportation, a cultural day trip to the Snow Monkey Onsen and Tokyo, complete the package. E-mail us for more details and to reserve your place!