Tomamu Explorer

Resort, Sidecountry and Backcountry

Making use of the exclusive Alpine Backcountry Lodge at Tomamu, this tour spends 7 days/6 nights in the Tomamu area.

We spend a day or two at the fantastic Tomamu Resort and sidecountry areas if the powder is right. If the resort is tracked out, we explore some of the incredible backcountry area in the surrounding ranges.

Also featured is the recently opened “Powder Bowl” area of the Sahoro Resort.

Alpine Backcountry Lodge is owned and managed by Apline Backcountry Guides, and has a cosy Ski Lodge ambience, wood heater and comfortable accommodation.


Had an absolutely fantastic time on the recent powder trip. Could not have asked for more from Felix as our trusty and trusted guide. He did an awesome job with all of us, every day from start to finish.
— Colleen Glenn Sydney Australia, New Powder Road Trip 2016.
Thank you for your help in Japan...we had a great time!!! Thank you so much and see you one time again in Japan!!!
— Cristina, Manuel and Matteo Agrietter Dolomites Italy, Private Road Trip 2016.

Tour Tips

Tip # 1: We recommend modern Alpine Touring (AT) gear for this tour. This way you can use the same kit for either on or off piste skiing, and if you are new to AT skis and bindings, you have the bonus of learning how to use AT skis and associated equipment. (skins, beacon, etc).

Tip # 2: Book flights that will arrive in Chitose airport by about midday on day one of your tour. For your departure day, dont book a departure flight any earlier than about 1:00 pm.

Please contact us to discuss a tailored backcountry adventure for you or your group. We are now taking bookings for the 2019-2020 season!

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Tomamu Explorer Details 2019/2020

Tour # 1      Jan 12 - 18        $3990    ¥300,000
Tour # 2      Jan 26 - Feb 1   $3990    ¥300,000
(Prices Australian $-AUD & Japanese ¥-JPY)

Details: 7 days 6 nts. Ski resorts include: Tomamu, Sahoro and back country areas. All tours meet Furano or Tomamu.
Includes: Experienced and qualified ski guide throughout; transfer back to either Asahikawa or Chitose airport at the end; 6 nights accommodation twin share (single option available $450/¥38,000); 3 dinners and 6 breakfasts; 3 day lift passes; private mini bus from day 1 to day 7; fully guided.
Not included: All items of a personal nature; skis and ski gear (10% discount hire available for this tour); lift tickets except those indicated; travel insurance (compulsory); lunches; dinners except where indicated; alcohol.
How to book: Download a booking form and return with details and deposit.
Guide Ratio: 6:1

How to book: Contact us and we will send you a PDF brochure with more details and a booking form.  Or Download a booking form and send it to us with your deposit.