GAP YEAR PROGRAMS IN HAKUBA
Living The Dream On Your Gap Year!
Learn to shred powder, steeps, backcountry and even become certified as an instructor while you spend a season with our legendary Evergreen team! Regardless of your ability our Gap Year Programs will help you transform into the rider you have always wanted to be and challenge you with new adventures in the mountains. You will spend a life-changing season meeting new friends and ‘living the dream’ while experiencing Japanese culture in the Hakuba Valley.
RIDER DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS
Got some skills that need refining?
Maybe you have always wanted to learn some high end progressions with the Pros? We have assembled that team of specialist trainers who will take you to terrain that others can not, challenge you with cutting edge instruction techniques and keep you moving toward your skiing / snowboarding goals. Our workshops are designed for the rider who wants to push themselves into unfamiliar territory, explore parts of the mountain that were previously inaccessible and learn skills to master this new terrain.
BACKCOUNTRY GUIDING COURSES IN HAKUBA
OPEN THE GATES TO A NEW WORLD
Ever wondered what lies behind the backcountry gates of ski resorts around the world? We can show you! Hakuba is a world class playground for backcountry lovers, with convenient lift access into incredible Alpine and Treeline terrain, this is the perfect place to adventure into the unknown with internationally qualified guides.
You will be touring with the experts. Our sister company, Evergreen Backcountry Guides, is one of the leading educators in Hakuba for avalanche awareness and safe backcountry travel, through facilitation of the Canadian Avalanche Association’s (CAA) Avalanche Skills Training (AST) and Companion Rescue Skills (CRS) programs.
Return yourself to nature, challenge yourself in these natural spaces… be rewarded with life changing experiences.
CAREER BREAKS IN HAKUBA
Multiple Options for your Career Break in Hakuba, Japan
So you’ve finally found a window to take a break from your career? Let’s make sure you make the most of this opportunity. When it’s time to go on a journey of personal and professional development, it’s important to know you’re investing your time with a credible organisation.
We have designed programs that will help take the guesswork out of fulfilling that dream to spend a season in the mountains.
We arrange everything while you focus on the challenge of learning new skills and developing into the rider you have always wanted to be, giving you access to new adventures in the mountains of the Hakuba Valley.
Women’s Clinics in Hakuba
Experience a Mountain Retreat in Hakuba
Craving some time to focus on yourself? Maybe you have reached a plateau with your riding? Then prepare yourself for a Women’s program with a difference…
This is a true mountain experience… a reflection of life in the Japanese Alps. We will teach you about the mountains, challenge you, nurture your strengths and support you as you develop into the rider you have always wanted to be.
You will build your confidence as you push your riding in the resort and through the off piste… we will even give you a taste of ski touring the backcountry! There will be healthy food, foot onsens, physical and mental training, all so you can overcome limiting beliefs and understand your true riding potential.
Get ready to be immersed in mountain culture and incredible local Japanese cuisine as you experience the true essence of the Hakuba Valley and the Japanese Alps.
SKI & SNOWBOARD INSTRUCTOR COURSES IN HAKUBA
Get Your Level 1 & 2 Instructor Certificate in Japan
What better place to get your instructor certifications than with the people who run one of Japan’s largest ski schools! The Evergreen International Ski School has been operating in the Hakuba Valley for more than a decade, and has developed a reputation of excellence for our quality adults, children’s and private programs. We know exactly what it takes to train instructors, we do it every day! Not only can we help you develop your riding to the standard, we can also give you the chance to get practical teaching experience in our ski school. You’ll have to trust us on this one, but when it comes to getting your first job in the industry, having solid teaching experience is what your future employer is looking out for.