NOASC Adventure Tours ニセコラフティイング
NOASC Winter Activities

NOASC Winter Activities (71)

NOASC runs winter activities out of our Niseko Head office across Hokkaido from early December until late April. Our most popular activity is our ski, snowboard, and telemark lessons in Niseko.

Rate this item
(5 votes)

Niseko Ski Area Guiding

Our guides and instructors have been running tours and showing clients around Niseko's ski resorts, a since 1993, we know the area! NOASC's experienced and knowledgeable guides will show you what Niseko's 4 main ski resorts of Niseko Grand Hirafu, Niseko Village, Niseko Hanazono, and Niseko Annupuri have to offer you. Don't waste your valuable holiday time searching for those areas you have heard about.

Additional Info

  • Price 15,500yen (extra person plus 4,500yen)
  • Meeting Time AM:8:30-12:00, or PM:13:00-16:30pm
  • Duration approx 2.5 hours
  • Min. Age 13 years and above
  • Min. Persons 1
  • Season Dec through to late April
Rate this item
(7 votes)

Group Backcountry Tour (Niseko area)

It is that easy - join a group, hike up, take in the brilliant view and then experience some wide open turns on your way back down the mountain. The Niseko area is famous for a good reason - beautiful mountains everywhere, waiting for you to ride it down! Our experienced guides will help you to choose which area will be the best for you. Annupuri, Iwanopuri, Chisenupuri, Nitonupuri, Shiribetsudake, Moiwa and more! We run the backcountry tours (Niseko Backcountry Powder) since 1993, we know the area!

Additional Info

Rate this item
(4 votes)

Take a Backcountry Tour with the professionals!

Our staff are professional guides, guiding our clients on tours all year round, across the Island of Hokkaido, and overseas. NOASC staff include instructors, assessors, course facilitators, in various summer and winter outdoor adventure sports, within Japan, and overseas. Customer service, safety and your satisfaction is our priority!

Additional Info

  • Professional Our guides are professional trained and qualified staff.
  • Multi-lingual Our local guides are multi-lingual speaking Japanese, English, and other.
  • Friendly Our staff will look after you from the time you are picked up, until you are returned to your accommodation.
  • Knowledgeable We have been operating tours since 1993 and know the area like the back of our hand.
  • Experienced Our guides guide tours year round, Hokkaido wide, small to large groups.
Rate this item
(2 votes)

Beginner Ski Lesson Level-1

A Level One lesson is a basic introduction to moving around on your skis, basic turning, and how to stop. Level one skiers are beginner skiers who haven't skied for several years, and/or only a couple of hours before. May being already riding the beginner lift. A great place to start your skiing journey again!

Additional Info

  • Why NOASC?: Some Great reasons below
  • Professional Staff: Professionally trained and qualified instructors.
  • Extra Skill: Local Niseko instructors living and working in the outdoor industry all year round.
  • Extra Knowledge: A mix of local Niseko and foreign Instructors/guides.
  • Flexibility: All our lessons are planned with flexibility and your desires in mind.
  • Personal Service: We are not a large Niseko ski school, Niseko Backcountry guiding company.
  • Balanced Class: Groups of similar abilities and needs.
  • Small No.'s: We don't believe in quantity, more so quality.
  • Extra Service: Within the Niseko area we provide a free pick-up and drop-off service.
  • Great Memories: Photo and video Service of your lesson/tour.
Rate this item
(18 votes)

Niseko First Step Backcountry Tour

An ideal tour for the first timer backcountry skier/snowboarder. When coming to Niseko for  the first time, one is always amazed about the amount of snow. This is your chance to learn about why Niseko is fast becoming on of the most popular powder skiing/snowboarding destinations in the world today.

Our experienced guides will show you the way, and what all the hipe is all about! They will introduce you to the necessary equipment and it's correct use, on the tour.



Additional Info

Rate this item
(4 votes)

NOASC Niseko Ski Lesson Information

NOASC offers a wide range of ski lessons, multiday ski lesson packages, and ski hire/ski rental add-on packages. Contact our staff to talk about your next Niseko ski lesson package. Let's start our skiing journey!

Additional Info

  • Why NOASC?: Some Great reasons below
  • Professional Staff: Professionally trained and qualified instructors.
  • Extra Skill: Local Niseko instructors living and working in the outdoor industry all year round.
  • Extra Knowledge: A mix of local Niseko and foreign Instructors/guides.
  • Flexibility: All our lessons are planned with flexibility and your desires in mind.
  • Personal Service: We are not a large Niseko ski school, Niseko Backcountry guiding company.
  • Balanced Class: Groups of similar abilities and needs.
  • Small No.'s: We don't believe in quantity, more so quality.
  • Extra Service: Within the Niseko area we provide a free pick-up and drop-off service.
  • Great Memories: Photo and video Service of your lesson/tour.
Rate this item
(3 votes)

Group Backcountry Tours (central Hokkaido)

There are places which you have to see. From a wavy landscape of Chisenupuri and Nitonupuri, open faces of Annupuri, perfect tree riding in Kiroro to steep slopes on Shiribetsudake. So much to explore! Hike up and take the brilliant views before you start your fabulous powder downhill run. Our experienced guides will pick the best runs on the day for you - talk to our friendly staff about your preferences.

Let NOASC's qualified and experienced guides pass on their knowledge of the area and passion for touring. They will introduce you the thrills and gems of the backcountry areas closed to you. Backcountry equipment (beacon, shovel, probe, snowshoes, poles and backpacks) is not included in the price, but can be rented in NOASC. If you haven't done any backcountry yet, try our First Step BC Tour!

Additional Info

Rate this item
(1 Vote)

Backcountry Tourer Lesson Level-11

At level eleven you are a very competent skier in all conditions; with a backpack; in heavy snow through to deep powder, on all terrain. Level eleven skiers able to select the safest backcountry route, analyse present and future snow conditions through snow stability tests, weather forcasts. These skiers can plan and travel through the backcountry in all snow conditions, using varying navigation techniques, on overnight, and/or multi-day tours.

Additional Info

  • Why NOASC?: Some Great reasons below
  • Professional Staff: Professionally trained and qualified instructors.
  • Extra Skill: Local Niseko instructors living and working in the outdoor industry all year round.
  • Extra Knowledge: A mix of local Niseko and foreign Instructors/guides.
  • Flexibility: All our lessons are planned with flexibility and your desires in mind.
  • Personal Service: We are not a large Niseko ski school, Niseko Backcountry guiding company.
  • Balanced Class: Groups of similar abilities and needs.
  • Small No.'s: We don't believe in quantity, more so quality.
  • Extra Service: Within the Niseko area we provide a free pick-up and drop-off service.
  • Great Memories: Photo and video Service of your lesson/tour.
Rate this item
(8 votes)

Niseko First Step Private Backcountry Tour

An ideal tour for the first timer backcountry skier/snowboarder wanting an extra VIP service. A private tour allows one to experience the best of what Niseko has to offer, with one-to-one guiding and backcountry instruction. This is your chance to learn about why Niseko is fast becoming on of the most popular powder skiing/snowboarding destinations in the world today.

Our experienced guides will show you the way, and what all the hype is all about! They will introduce you to the necessary equipment and it's correct use, on the tour.

Additional Info

Rate this item
(1 Vote)

Backcountry Explorer Ski Lesson Level-10

Level ten skiers are very confident skiers in all conditions, enjoying skiing all the mountain on and off-piste, with regularly skiing in the backcountry. Level ten skiers are continuing to learn about skiing techniques in the backcountry, backcountry travel (including hiking up techniques), snow stability tests, and backcountry safety, on full-day lessons.

Additional Info

  • Why NOASC?: Some Great reasons below
  • Professional Staff: Professionally trained and qualified instructors.
  • Extra Skill: Local Niseko instructors living and working in the outdoor industry all year round.
  • Extra Knowledge: A mix of local Niseko and foreign Instructors/guides.
  • Flexibility: All our lessons are planned with flexibility and your desires in mind.
  • Personal Service: We are not a large Niseko ski school, Niseko Backcountry guiding company.
  • Balanced Class: Groups of similar abilities and needs.
  • Small No.'s: We don't believe in quantity, more so quality.
  • Extra Service: Within the Niseko area we provide a free pick-up and drop-off service.
  • Great Memories: Photo and video Service of your lesson/tour.
Rate this item
(6 votes)

Mt Yotei Group Backcountry Tour

If you come to Niseko, Mt. Yotei can be seen from most places. It's Mt. Fuji like appearance attracts climbers and backcountry enthusiasts all year round. You shouldn't miss the opportunity to climb this magnificent mountain. With the help from our guide, hike up and then experience the longest vertical runs available in the Niseko region. You can even ski/ ride inside of the crater to make your experience even more unique! 

Additional Info

Rate this item
(1 Vote)

Intermediate Beginner Ski Lesson Level-2

Level Two skiers are cautious novices who are able to do a snowplough (wedge / pizza slice) turn both ways and can stop. These skiers can link turns but not smoothly. Level two skiers may have skied once or twice before for a couple of hours or days, on beginner slopes.

Additional Info

  • Why NOASC?: Some Great reasons below
  • Professional Staff: Professionally trained and qualified instructors.
  • Extra Skill: Local Niseko instructors living and working in the outdoor industry all year round.
  • Extra Knowledge: A mix of local Niseko and foreign Instructors/guides.
  • Flexibility: All our lessons are planned with flexibility and your desires in mind.
  • Personal Service: We are not a large Niseko ski school, Niseko Backcountry guiding company.
  • Balanced Class: Groups of similar abilities and needs.
  • Small No.'s: We don't believe in quantity, more so quality.
  • Extra Service: Within the Niseko area we provide a free pick-up and drop-off service.
  • Great Memories: Photo and video Service of your lesson/tour.
Rate this item
(6 votes)

Mt Yotei Private Backcountry Tour

If you come to Niseko, Mt. Yotei can be seen from most places. Yoteizan or "Ezo Fuji" as it is called attracts climbers and backcountry enthusiasts all year round. Your guide will choose the best way for hiking up and perfect lines for way down. Experience the longest vertical runs available in the Niseko region! Experience the extra VIP service of our PRIVATE tour. 

Additional Info

  • Price 68,000 yen up to 3 person (+ 1,000 yen/ extra person)
  • Meeting Time Inquire about pick-up time
  • Duration approx 8-9 hours
  • Min. Age 13 years and above
  • Min. Persons 1 (2 people recommended)
  • Season December through to late April
Rate this item
(2 votes)

Backcountry Ski Lesson Level-9

Level nine skiers are confident advanced skiers who ski all mountain runs on and off-piste, venturing out into the backcountry (non-patrolled/no snow control) areas. Level nine skiers are learning about skiing techniques in the backcountry, basic backcountry safe travel, on half-day tours.

Additional Info

  • Why NOASC?: Some Great reasons below
  • Professional Staff: Professionally trained and qualified instructors.
  • Extra Skill: Local Niseko instructors living and working in the outdoor industry all year round.
  • Extra Knowledge: A mix of local Niseko and foreign Instructors/guides.
  • Flexibility: All our lessons are planned with flexibility and your desires in mind.
  • Personal Service: We are not a large Niseko ski school, Niseko Backcountry guiding company.
  • Balanced Class: Groups of similar abilities and needs.
  • Small No.'s: We don't believe in quantity, more so quality.
  • Extra Service: Within the Niseko area we provide a free pick-up and drop-off service.
  • Great Memories: Photo and video Service of your lesson/tour.
Rate this item
(6 votes)

Private Backcountry Tour (Niseko area)

This tour is tailored to your needs and ability. With your guide you can explore the Niseko and its great mountains at your own pace. Hike up, take in the brilliant view and then experience some wide open turns on your way back down the mountain. The Niseko area is famous for a good reason - beautiful mountains everywhere, waiting for you to ride it down! Our experienced guides will help you to choose which area will be the best for you - yes, it is that easy! Annupuri, Iwanopuri, Chisenupuri, Nitonupuri, Moiwa and more! We run the backcountry tours since 1993, we know the area! 

Additional Info

  • Price 58,000 yen up top 3 people (every extra person + 5,000yen)
  • Meeting Time 8:15am (Enquire about Pick-up time)
  • Duration approx 5 hours
  • Min. Age 13 years and above
  • Min. Persons 1
  • Season December through to late April
Rate this item
(1 Vote)

Advanced Beginner Ski Lesson Level-3

Level Three skiers are novices who are able to snowplough (wedge / pizza slice) turn both ways and stop confidently. These skiers can link turns smoothly keeping constant radius on beginner (green) to intermediate (shown as red in Japan ) ski runs. Level Three skiers may have skied for several days and have no problem getting on or off lifts.

Additional Info

  • Why NOASC?: Some Great reasons below
  • Professional Staff: Professionally trained and qualified instructors.
  • Extra Skill: Local Niseko instructors living and working in the outdoor industry all year round.
  • Extra Knowledge: A mix of local Niseko and foreign Instructors/guides.
  • Flexibility: All our lessons are planned with flexibility and your desires in mind.
  • Personal Service: We are not a large Niseko ski school, Niseko Backcountry guiding company.
  • Balanced Class: Groups of similar abilities and needs.
  • Small No.'s: We don't believe in quantity, more so quality.
  • Extra Service: Within the Niseko area we provide a free pick-up and drop-off service.
  • Great Memories: Photo and video Service of your lesson/tour.
Rate this item
(1 Vote)

Mountain Explorer Ski Lesson Level-8

Level eight skiers are confident advanced skiers who ski parallel turns on all terrain and in all snow conditions. Level eight skiers can ski with carving turns on black runs. Level eight skiers regularly ski off-piste on in varying terrain, including open and closed tree runs, in shallow ankle through to waist deep powder, generally within ski resort boundaries. Learning about backcountry skiing and skiing outside resort boundaries.

Additional Info

  • Why NOASC?: Some Great reasons below
  • Professional Staff: Professionally trained and qualified instructors.
  • Extra Skill: Local Niseko instructors living and working in the outdoor industry all year round.
  • Extra Knowledge: A mix of local Niseko and foreign Instructors/guides.
  • Flexibility: All our lessons are planned with flexibility and your desires in mind.
  • Personal Service: We are not a large Niseko ski school, Niseko Backcountry guiding company.
  • Balanced Class: Groups of similar abilities and needs.
  • Small No.'s: We don't believe in quantity, more so quality.
  • Extra Service: Within the Niseko area we provide a free pick-up and drop-off service.
  • Great Memories: Photo and video Service of your lesson/tour.
Rate this item
(1 Vote)

Beginner Intermediate Ski Lesson Level-4

Level Four skiers are cautious intermediate skiers who are able to snowplough, linking turns, and stop confidently. These skiers can link turns smoothly keeping constant radius on beginner (green) to intermediate (shown in red within Japan) ski runs with skis sometimes becoming parallel on completion of turns, at moderate speed.

Additional Info

  • Why NOASC?: Some Great reasons below
  • Professional Staff: Professionally trained and qualified instructors.
  • Extra Skill: Local Niseko instructors living and working in the outdoor industry all year round.
  • Extra Knowledge: A mix of local Niseko and foreign Instructors/guides.
  • Flexibility: All our lessons are planned with flexibility and your desires in mind.
  • Personal Service: We are not a large Niseko ski school, Niseko Backcountry guiding company.
  • Balanced Class: Groups of similar abilities and needs.
  • Small No.'s: We don't believe in quantity, more so quality.
  • Extra Service: Within the Niseko area we provide a free pick-up and drop-off service.
  • Great Memories: Photo and video Service of your lesson/tour.
Page 1 of 4