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Silky Snow with Hokkaido Backcountry Club

Had a fantastic time with Hokkaido Backcountry Club. We stayed in a wonderful onsen right on the... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2019
Great day out w/ HBC

My wife and I had HBC take us out for a day of their "lift assisted backcountry" offering. We went... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2019
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885-3 Soga, Niseko-cho, Abuta-gun 048-1502, Hokkaido
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Reviewed April 18, 2019

Had a fantastic time with Hokkaido Backcountry Club. We stayed in a wonderful onsen right on the coast of the Sea of Japan, with waves crashing on the shore and snow falling from the sky. It was a short drive to base camp where we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed February 28, 2019

My wife and I had HBC take us out for a day of their "lift assisted backcountry" offering. We went to Kiroro with Kyle and Yoshiko and had an amazing day! We were thankful for the new snow that had fallen the night before and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 27, 2019

We had six days backcountry skiing with HBC. Everything was more than perfect. Our guide Peter was always able to bring us to untouched powder and to offer really great runs. The stay in the Black Diamond lodge was just great, a real skibum place....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 24, 2019

I am sure that is a year of good snow falls this is an excellent trip. The accommodation and the guiding seems excellent. But there is a serious problem with the terrain they have available. They have almost no north facing slopes. So if there...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

We spent two nights and two insane days down on the coast The onsen hotel is a charming cosy place with a great dinner, superb onsen overlooking the sea and a nice breakfast. Then the insanity begins when you head to the cat ski area....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed February 10, 2019

We are so glad we booked this trip. We did a lift-assisted off-piste tour and didn't really know what to expect since it was our first time in Japan. This was the best skiing day of our lives with amazing guides.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mike T
Reviewed February 5, 2019 via mobile

Wouldn’t change a thing. These guys know their stuff. The terrain is outstanding. My second visit. More for sure.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 5, 2019

I have now done both cat operations, Heli, touring & resort guiding with HBC Great company to deal with, awesome tours, great accommodations & amazing guides would recommend them to anyone & all abilities Ill be back next year again.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Brett8686
Reviewed February 3, 2019

We hired Will for 2 days to do lift assisted- and backcountry skiing. Both days we skied great lines with fresh powder. He allowed us to challenge our ability well at the same time staying safe. Following the fantastic skiing he took us to other...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gunnvor M
Reviewed January 31, 2019

My girlfriend and I went out with Dawn for a day of lift accessed backcountry. She found us great powder lines all day. Couldn't have asked for a better day in slackcountry.

Date of experience: December 2018
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