Nagano Snow Chasers - Day Tours From Hakuba - MountainWatch Travel

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Nagano Snow Chasers – Day Tours From Hakuba

If you’re staying in Hakuba, Myoko, Madarao or Nozawa Onsen, and love riding POW then we have something for you! Across these resorts we have a bunch of great, qualified backcountry guides who offer exciting backcountry day tours for 2024.  Visit the best resorts in Hakuba Valley and beyond in search of the freshest pow and deepest tracks. Relying on intel from our in-house professional meteorologist, we will load up the bus and chase the snow across Nagano and beyond. We’ll pick you up at your accommodation first thing in the morning and have you back in time for dinner and beers.

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Key Details

– Free transport to the resort of the day
– Full day of skiing including your ski pass at the chosen resort
– Backcountry guide for the day
– After ski onsen visit
– Group dinner/drinks following your day of riding (own expense)
– Good times, new friends, new experience with awesome people
Cost: From ¥21,000  or $220 AUD

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 The Resorts 

Nozawa Onsen

Nozawa Onsen is made up of one large ski resort, offering 300 hectares of terrain and a big-for-japan 1,085 meters in vertical drop. This place is the powder-hound’s dream. It receives over ten meters of snow each season. Nozawa Onsen takes just under two hours to reach by car.

Shiga Kogen 

Shiga Kogen is one of Japan’s biggest resorts, and the country’s second highest. There are in fact 21 resorts strung together across 600 hectares and the area hosted some of the 1998 Olympic events. Shiga Kogen is just under 2 hours from Hakuba by car.

Madarao Kogen 

Madarao Kogen has a vertical drop of 440 meters and 30 trails. It also shares the mountain with neighbouring Tangram resort, which are joined at the top of the ridge at 1392 meters from sea level. They are also liberal with off-piste skiing.

Myoko Kogen

If you like unrestricted off-piste, chest deep powder and no lift lines then Myoko Kogen could be your new favourite snow resort. Myoko Kogen regularly receives an annual snowfall over 15m and consists of seven resorts.


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