Go Deeper

World class guides, special permissions, local knowledge and private tours mean you can go deeper than ever before.

Ride Safer

80 years of collective experience, top of the line equipment and expert rider level matched course planning.

Secret Stashes

Years of local knowledge and special exemptions from resorts. We’ve got pow stashes no other company can match.

Experience Japan

Our locations are surrounded by tradition Japanese hot springs and culture. Our bi-lingual staff all have great local insight.
Take a look at our backcountry

Japan Powder Tours

Nozawa Private Backcountry Tour

*This is a private tour for up to 4 people, more can be added if required, at an additional cost.

Nozawa Group Backcountry Tour

Our Nozawa backcountry tour features easy access and great tree riding. Some of the best hot springs in Japan make

Maguse Onsen Spring Touring (Skiers Only)

*This price is for a private tour for up to 4 people (larger groups are available on request). If you

Tenjin Private Backcountry Tour

BIG mountain with BIG lines. Tenjin is the access point to Mt Tanigawa, one of the best BIG mountain areas

Myoko Private Backcountry Tour

Myoko area, with its many resorts, offers great lift access and easy approaches to some of the longest backcountry runs in

Madarao Private Backcountry Tour

*This price is for a private tour for up to 4 people (larger groups are available on request). If you

Kagura Private Backcountry Tour

One of the easiest to access areas from Tokyo with a wide range of easy lift access and touring options.

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Expert guides

Head guide: Pete Ozich

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  • Country: New Zealand
  • Guide Experience: 18 years
  • Licenses: New Zealand Mountain Guides’ Association Ski Guide, Avalanche Risk Management Level 6, Professional Member of Canadian Avalanche Association, Pre Hospital Emergency Care.

Pete has been guiding in Japan since 2015 and in Nozawa since 2017. He has spent hundreds of days exploring every nook and cranny of Nozawa’s backcountry. Pete is obsessed with finding the best snow and safest lines for our backcountry groups. He also regularly teaches avalanche awareness courses.


Our guides

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Snow has hit Nozawa!

And so it begins.... The first storms starting hitting last week and now the top of the mountain is covered in a 20cm blanket of
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Tour Reviews


Madarao Private Backcountry Tour

Awesome day in the backcountry! The guides are fantastic and the snow conditions were magic!

Nozawa Group Backcountry Tour

Absolutely fantastic tour! The guide was great and his experience was obvious. We surfed some fantastic powder and I never felt at risk. I was especially impressed with the thorough beacon training pre-tour as I had not used one before.