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Backcountry Tour Madarao Kogen,Myoko,Nozawa Onsen

Each tour is Designed to Suit the Conditions

Our guide determines the best course of the day by examining the snow condition every morning.
Madarao Mountain is mainly north facing, so you can expect a high quality of powder snow almost every day.
Please understand any sudden course change or suspension due to the bad weather.

Equipment / Rentals

Please bring your ski or snowboard.(You can hire Powder Ski/Snowboard at Shirakaba Rental)
If you have your own Backcountry gear feel free to bring it to the tour.
Avalanche Beacon is included in the tour fee.
Snowboarders need Poles for the tour (Pole rental 1,500yen(per day).

The tour by north Nagano outdoor sports

Back country tour is held at Madarao Mountain, which is 1382 meters high.
You can enjoy the marvelous view and the unique landscape by skiing, snowboarding, and of course walking!!
You will arrive to top of mountain after just a 20-30 minute hike.

Backcountry Tour

Private Backcountry Tour Madarao Kogen,Myoko,Nozawa Onsen

Fully customizable to suit your riding ability and physical fitness. With many ski resorts on the north side of Nagano, we can pick the best one to suit your riding needs or wherever has the best snow conditions. With so many places to choose from we can always take you somewhere new and score you the terrain you've been dreaming of.

* sudden course change or suspension might occur due to the bad weather.

private Backcountry Tour

Price List

Private Tour Price( 1 person )
1day Tour ¥60,000
2day Tour ¥120,000
3day Tour ¥180,000

Maximum 6 person/per group
More than 7 person 10,000yen per person.
Avalunche Beacon include with Tour fee.
Lift ticket is required and is not included in the fee above.


Rental Price( 1 person ) Datail
Ski Pole ¥1,500 Snowboarder need Poles for Tour
Snowshoe ¥1,500 Using just after lots of snow
Helmet ¥1,500
Backpack ¥2,000

Group Backcountry Tour

We recommend the 1 day tour over the half-day tour.
You will arrive at the top of mountain after just a 20-30minute hike up.
We will bring you to best area that day, given the conditions.
You might have a chance to sneak in to the guide's secret area.

* sudden course change or suspension might occur due to the bad weather.

Group Backcountry Tour

Price List

Group Tour Price( 1 person )
Half day tour ¥9,000
1day Tour ¥13,000

Maximum 8 person/per group
Minimum 2 person

Avalunche Beacon include with Tour fee.
Lift ticket is required and is not included in the fee above.


Rental Price( 1 person ) Datail
Ski Pole ¥1,500 Snowboarder need Poles for Tour
Snowshoe ¥1,500 Using just after lots of snow
Helmet ¥1,500
Backpack ¥2,000

More information

private kids ski

Please gather at North Nagano Outdoor Sport ( in Aki's Pub&Cafe ) .
It's just 4min walk down from Shirakaba Rental Shop.


snowboard child lesson

Registration
Private Tour / Half-day Tour / Full-day Tour 9:30am-

Time of Tour
Half-day Tour: 10:00am - 12:30pm
Private Tour / Full-day Tour 10:00am - 3:30pm (1hour lunch)


kids lesson ski

Group Tour : Maximum 8 person / per group
Private Tour : Maximum 6 person / per group (Available more than 7person also)


snowboard ski lesson

Cancellation Policy
1) Cancellations 31 or more days prior to the lesson: no charge.
2) Cancellations 15 - 30 days prior to the lesson: 20% of total charge.
3) Cancellations 4 - 14 days prior to the lesson: 50% of total charge.
4) Cancellations 3 or less days prior to the lesson: 100 % of total charge.


What to Bring

Equipment- Items with an asterisk 【★】 are required.

★Hat
Bring something that will cover your ears. If you have a helmet, we recommend bringing that along as well.

★Skiing Equipment
Skis, a snowboard, or telemark skis. For snowboards, we recommend bringing a collapsible pole as we do not provide rentals for these.

★Outerwear
Something that allows sweating- breathable fabrics with zippers are recommended.

★Innerwear
Non-absorbent fabrics like those used in sports tights are recommended. Materials like cotton will get wet (and cold) very easily, so please refrain from wearing these materials for innerwear.

★Gloves
Make sure they are warm- thin spring gloves are not acceptable!

★Goggles
Participants will be required to wear these when skiing. It is good idea to bring a spare pair in case one fogs up.

★Something to Drink
We recommend bringing something that can provide hydration as well as nutrition, such as Aquarius or Pocari Sweat

★Backpack
This must be something you carry on your back- shoulder bags and the like are unacceptable.

Sunglasses
Good for hiking up in bright, sunny weather.

Camera
We recommend one that is water resistant.

Helmet
If you have one,Please bring it!

Snow shoes
Not necessary for the hike up, but definitely useful.

Beacon
We rent these out to participants who do not have one of their own, but ask that those who do have them to bring them.