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 2 people, more can be added if required, at an additional cost.
13+
Nagano

Nozawa Group Backcountry Tour

Our Nozawa backcountry tour features easy access and great tree riding. Some of the best hot springs in Japan make
15+
Nagano

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Expert guides

Head guide: Pete Ozich

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  • Country: New Zealand
  • Guide Experience: 15 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.

 

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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

Anthony

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.