Hakuba Backcountry Tours & Guiding
On-Resort Guiding

On-Resort Guiding

The surest way to experience the best of what Hakuba has to offer

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Off-Piste Guiding

Off-Piste Guiding

If you are looking for an exciting day of skiing and snowboarding in off-piste zones that require little to no hiking to access, then this is the tour for you

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Backcountry Guiding

Backcountry Guiding

Explore the Hakuba backcountry safely with an experienced and professional guide

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“Best days out EVER!

I’ve been skiing the backcountry of Hakuba with James for 10 years now. He is my definitely my guide of choice for a safe and fun day skiing. His deep local knowledge of the terrain and astute study of the weather and snowpack mean that we get the best days out possible. James’s extensive experience in the backcountry and his technical mountaineering skills always gives me and my family a sense of comfort knowing we are in good hands when we are far from civilisation. I cannot recommend highly enough a day in the backcountry with James.”Chris Scott, Australia

Why Choose Northern Heights Guiding?

Choosing to hire a guide to take you and your group out is no little thing. You have expectations. You want to be safe. You may want to learn and you definitely want the very best from your time in the mountains.

Here’s how we will make it your best day:

Qualified & Professional:
– Certified guide w/ avalanche rescue certification and wilderness first-aid training

– Over 20 years of guiding in Hakuba & Canada
– Extensive knowledge of the weather, snowpack and terrain

– Guest safety is always our priority
– Equipped to handle the situations that may occur in the backcountry

– Language ability to speak in Japanese with the local authorities/service

Service & Stoke:
– Door-to-door private transport
– Assistance with rentals/services & reservations
– Skiing or splitboarding/snowboarding….happy either way 😀
– Totally open to special requests
– Good vibes, good friends & assisting you in reaching your ski dreams!

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BOOK NOW FOR 2023/2024

Don’t miss out – reserve your guide and experience the best of what Hakuba has to offer.