Japan backcountry skiing is famous for endless powder, rugged peaks, and natural hot springs. The combination of phenomenal tree skiing and the unique Japanese culture provides an unforgettable ski touring adventure. Averaging over 11 meters of cold, light powder each season is reason enough to ski in Japan. Whether you are interested in exploring the lift access ski touring of Hakuba in the heart of the Japanese Alps or discovering the island of Hokkaido on skis Powder Guides will provide an authentic ski touring adventure. Let us show you why Japan is one of our favorite ski touring destinations.