Ski & Snowboard Academy

Backcountry Tour

Let the experienced Powder Team guide you around your favorite area from the suburb of Tomamu, to Mount Asahi and Mount Furano, etc.

Regular Tour

Backcountry Tour

A backcountry tour at Mount Karifuri area which takes you on a hike to in the area that is not accessed on a CAT Tour. This is a 1-day tour for you to enjoy a long run.

Period
Dec. 23th, 2017 - Mar. 31st, 2018
* There are circumstances where the dates may be changed or added without advance notice.
Time
Starts 8:20 (ends 15:30)
* Including transportation time (ending time varies according to the venue)
Price
13,000yen per person
* Only when it is held with a single person shall the fee be 20,000yen
* Avalanche gear (beacon, shovel, probe) free rental
Meeting Place
Tomamu The Tower 1F Lobby
Capacity
8
Participation criteria
・Able to ski or be in control (brake) in various places / snow surface conditions (steep slopes, woods (skiing between trees), crud snow, deep snow, irregular landscape, etc)
・Able to foresee danger and retreat to safety
・20 years old or above
Attention
* Lunch is not included, please bring your own.
* There are circumstances where cancellation may occur due to adverse weather and poor course conditions. In such cases, we will refund the tour fee according to the company's terms of tour, however, we will not accept any requests of refund for the costs of transportation towards Tomamu. We appreciate your understanding in advance.
* Equipment rental available (with separate fee)
Reservation
Please inquire through email. The personnel in charge will contact you accordingly.

Email subject: Request to join "Tomamu Backcountry Tour"
Body text: "Name", "Age", "Dates you wish to join the tour", "Number of participants"
powder@slowtomamu.co.jp

Special Tour

GUIDE
Riki Nakajima (RIKI JAPOW GUIDE)

Riki’s first skiing experience was at an early age when he attended a YMCA ski camp. After watching the local kids skiing out of boundary slopes, he become deeply attached to the joys of skiing. Riki is the world’s first certified free style ski coach who obtained his certificate from Whistler in 2000. At the same time, he has participated in numerous free style ski competitions. Riki has been featured in various magazines and DVDs as a rider for Patagonia, Rossignol and Oakley.
He is specialised in the areas around the ‘Hokushin’ (northern Nagano) region to the southern ‘Tohoku’ (north-eastern) region.

Step to Back Country

Gliding on the mountain! A ride that allows you to pick up the minimum necessary skills to boost up the gliding fun while enjoying at the same time.
Aiming to gain the judgment skills for participating at backcountry, and also to brush up your riding skills.

Period
Dec. 1st, 2017 - Apr. 3rd, 2018
* Please confirm the event date on the reservation screen
Time
9:00~、13:00~ (2 hours per session)
Price
20,000yen per person
* Avalanche gear (beacon, shovel, probe) free rental
Meeting Place
Tomamu The Tower 1F Lobby
Capacity
8
Participation criteria
・Able to ski or be in control (brake) in various places / snow surface conditions (steep slopes, woods (skiing between trees), crud snow, deep snow, irregular landscape, etc)
・Able to foresee danger and retreat to safety
・13 years old or above
Attention
* There are circumstances where cancellation may occur due to adverse weather and poor course conditions. In such cases, we will refund the tour fee according to the company's terms of tour, however, we will not accept any requests of refund for the costs of transportation towards Tomamu. We appreciate your understanding in advance.
Reservation
Detailed information & Reservation

Hiking & Shred

Would you like to try challenging backcountry ski that suits your skills level? According to you level, you may even start with enjoying a picnic with a board with you. (Lunch included)

These are programs for those who have participated "Step to Back Country" or "Snow Academy (Lessons) Mountain Host" in the past.

Period
Dec. 1st, 2017 - Apr. 3rd, 2018
* Please confirm the event date on the reservation screen
Time
Starts 9:00 (ends 17:00)
Price
1 group 60,000yen
* Avalanche gear (beacon, shovel, probe) free rental
Meeting Place
Tomamu The Tower 1F Lobby
Capacity
6
Participation criteria
・Able to ski or be in control (brake) in various places / snow surface conditions (steep slopes, woods (skiing between trees), crud snow, deep snow, irregular landscape, etc)
・Able to foresee danger and retreat to safety
・13 years old or above
・Those who have participated "Step to Back Country" or "Snow Academy Mountain Host Lessons" in the past
Attention
* There are circumstances where cancellation may occur due to adverse weather and poor course conditions. In such cases, we will refund the tour fee according to the company's terms of tour, however, we will not accept any requests of refund for the costs of transportation towards Tomamu. We appreciate your understanding in advance.
Reservation
Please inquire through email. The personnel in charge will contact you accordingly.

Email subject: Request to join "Tomamu Hiking & Shred"
Body text: "Name", "Age", "Dates you wish to join the tour", "Number of participants"
info@rikijg.com

Sunrise BC tour

Let's set off and hike up the peak to see sunrise while the mountain seen from the front of Tomamu is still dark. Then speed down the slopes together with the sunshine, and back to Tomamu where the day is just getting started, to take a jet bath. We also recommend the breakfast and a glass of morning champaign.

* These are programs for those who have participated "Hiking & Shred" in the past.

Period
Dec. 1st, 2017 - Apr. 3rd, 2018
* Please confirm the event date on the reservation screen
Time
Starts 3:00am (ends 8:00)
Price
30,000yen per person
* Avalanche gear (beacon, shovel, probe) free rental
Meeting Place
Tomamu The Tower 1F Lobby
Capacity
6
Participation criteria
・Able to ski or be in control (brake) in various places / snow surface conditions (steep slopes, woods (skiing between trees), crud snow, deep snow, irregular landscape, etc)
・Able to foresee danger and retreat to safety
・13 years old or above
Attention
* There are circumstances where cancellation may occur due to adverse weather and poor course conditions. In such cases, we will refund the tour fee according to the company's terms of tour, however, we will not accept any requests of refund for the costs of transportation towards Tomamu. We appreciate your understanding in advance.
Reservation
Please inquire through email. The personnel in charge will contact you accordingly.

Email subject: Request to join "Tomamu Sunrise BC tour"
Body text: "Name", "Age", "Dates you wish to join the tour", "Number of participants"
info@rikijg.com

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