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Hokkaido Powder Guides are the specialists for ski guided trips in Japan combining culture and adventure with Japan’s fabled deep powder.Trips are focused on guided resort off-piste, backcountry trips and avalanche course instruction.
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Furano, Hokkaido
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+81 167-22-5655
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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Chuck and Phil were excellent. Their strong safety standards took care of our group and they found some great turns on and off-piste for us. Thank you for a wonderful experience. - Jack and Eric Zinterhofer

Date of experience: March 2018
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Toshie O, Front Office Manager at Hokkaido Powder Guides, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2018

Hi Jack and Eric, thank you for your review. The guides had great time of skiing with your group. Hope to see you again in Japan.

Reviewed March 9, 2018

Chuck and Toshie run a first class outfit. They organised five days of skinning and back country skiing in various locations around Furano. We were a group of 9 experienced skiers and it worked like clockwork from breakfast to late evening - with restaurants and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Toshie O, Front Office Manager at Hokkaido Powder Guides, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2018

Hi Charles, thank you for your review. We appreicate your cooperation to organize the group trip. The guides had great time of skiing with your group. Hope to see you again in Japan.

Reviewed March 7, 2018

My husband and I had a week with Chuck and in the following week we skied with friends, and in a group of 5 then 3, we had 2 days with Al. This was first class guiding from both Chuck and Al. Both knew their...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Toshie O, Front Office Manager at Hokkaido Powder Guides, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2018

Hi Caroline and Roger, thank you for your review. The guides had great time of skiing with you. Hope to see you again in Japan.

Reviewed February 12, 2018

Chuck and his team were fantastic. They knew the areas very well, and were able to tailor the days depending on where the snow fall was. You are guaranteed an amazing experience with these guys

Date of experience: January 2018
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Toshie O, Front Office Manager at Hokkaido Powder Guides, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2018

Hi Ben, Thank you for your review. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed December 30, 2017

Chuck got me into back country skiing during the first year he was guiding in Hokkaido. That was quite some time ago - and in the 15+ years since then, I've been back many times and really love getting into the hills with HPG. Skiing/riding...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Toshie O, Front Office Manager at Hokkaido Powder Guides, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2018

Have had many a great day with Andrew. Hope we can ski again some time soon. Cheers, Chuck

Reviewed February 7, 2015

Me and my 24 year old daughter spent 6 days in Hokkaido with HPG. We did two days resort off piste and 4 days of ski touring. We had one guide in Niseko (Ben) and one in Furano (Gary). Each day was optimized by our...More

Date of experience: January 2015
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Toshie O, Front Office Manager at Hokkaido Powder Guides, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2018

Hi Henric, thank you so much for your review. Hope to see you again in Hokkaido.

Reviewed January 23, 2014 via mobile

HPG took care of our ski vacation and went very far to organize the holiday we wanted. We wanted powder, our guide found powder even if it hadn't initially snowed for some time. Took us to some great spots inbounds and in the backcountry. Found...More

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Toshie O, Front Office Manager at Hokkaido Powder Guides, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2018

Hello, thank you for coming out with us. Hope to see you again soon.

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