Freeride Programs In Hakuba


ALL MOUNTAIN SKI AND SNOWBOARD TRAINING

FREERIDE 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.

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INTRO TO FREERIDE (1 DAY Clinic)

RIDE HARD, RIDE SAFE, RIDE FREE


Tired of riding the same old slopes? Interested in exploring new terrain? Looking to develop your skills? If that sounds like you then join us on our 1-day Introduction to Off-Piste Freeride Workshop/Clinic where you will learn the skills to ride off-piste terrain confidently and safely with our internationally recognized ISIA and FWT approved trainers who have the keys to make it happen. Gain the skills needed to become an expert rider on and off the groomed runs.

Price

Group: ¥19,500 per person

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What is included

  • 1 Day of technical coaching inbounds off-piste terrain.
  • Basic avalanche rescue skills
  • 3-piece set avalanche rescue set and freeride backpack
  • Off-piste terrain access

Required

  • Hakuba Valley Lift tickets
  • Lunch
  • High ability level (able to ski safety on all in-bounds slopes with different rhythm, speed and radius)
  • Ski / Snowboard equipment

When

Group lessons: Thursdays & Saturdays.
(A minimum of 3 pax is required to run the program).
(Max 6 ppl in a workshop group)
Group lessons will run from Thursday 27th Dec to Sat 9th March.

Time: 8.30 – 15.30 (meet at 8:15)

Where

Meet at Evergreen Alpine Academy (Iwatake). Click here for access details.

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STEEP & DEEP (ADVANCE FREERIDE CLINIC)

Take It steeper, take it deeper, take it Further


You’re doing Japan so let’s be realistic… you’re looking for faceshots. Deep powder and steep terrain are what Japan’s Northern Alps has to offer. You have come all this way and want to get inside the White Room but it’s not always that easy to find the door! Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Join us for 1 day of exploration and coaching with our internationally recognised ISIA trainers who have the keys to the terrain you want to ride… AND the ability to help you unlock the door to the skills you need to ride the mountain like a pro.

Price

Group: ¥19,500 per person

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Book for snowboard

What Is Included

  • 1 Day of technical coachin in in-bounds off piste terrain
  • Advance technique development in Off-Piste terrain
  • 3-piece avalanche rescue set and freeride backpack.
  • Off piste terrain access

Required

  • Hakuba Valley Lift ticket
  • Freeride experience level (experience of freeriding in deep and steep terrain)
  • Advance or expert? ability level (ability to ski safety in all terrain with different rhythm, speed and radius)
  • Lunch
  • Ski / Snowboard equipment

When

Group lessons: Fridays.
(A minimum of 3 pax is required to run the program).(Max 6 ppl in a group)
Clinincs will run from Friday 28th of December to Friday 8th of March.

Time:
8.30 – 15.30 (meet at 8:15)

Where

Meet at Evergreen Alpine Academy (Iwatake). Click here for access details.

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PRIVATE FREERIDE COACHING

Customize your training, maximize the experience


One to one or one private trainer for your family or group of friends.
Customize your Japan adventure with a freeride coach and fast-track your development while discovering the best sports in the Hakuba Valley.

Price

Private full day: ¥57,500 (1 pax) + ¥6,000 (each additional pax)
6 hours (8.00 to 15.00)
Private half day: ¥41,000 (1 pax) + ¥6,000 (each additional pax)
3 hours (8.00 to 11.00 or 13.00 to 16.00)

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What Is Included

  • Private ISIA and FWT approved trainer.
  • Advanced technique development in Off-Piste terrain.
  • 3-piece avalanche rescue set and freeride backpack.
  • Off-piste terrain access.

Required

  • Hakuba Valley Lift ticket
  • Freeride experience level (experience of freeriding in deep and steep terrain)
  • Lunch
  • High ability level (ability to ski safety on all in-bounds slopes with different rhythm, speed and radius)

When

Daily (depending on instructor availability).

Early bookings are recommended in order to reserve the trainer/coach.

Where

Meet at Evergreen Alpine Academy (Iwatake). Click here for access details.

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HAKUBA FREERIDE EXPERIENCE (5 days workshop)

Improve Your Riding in Hakuba, ride the white hourse


Get the coaching and critical feedback that you have always wanted so you can take your riding to the next level. Experience quality time on snow with an internationally recognized ISIA instructor trainer who will help you develop the skills you need to shred the terrain you’ve been dreaming of.

Price

5 DAY PACKAGE: ¥73,500 (per person)

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What Is Included

  • 5 Days of advanced freeride coaching in Off-piste terrain.
  • Technical riding skills to develop a sportier and safer style.
  • Video analysis sessions
  • 3-piece avalanche rescue set and freeride backpack.
  • Off piste terrain access
  • Standard procedures / terrain explanation
  • Safety awareness presentation
  • Avalanche rescue training and scenarios

Required

  • Lift tickets (Please purchase a Hakuba Valley Lift Ticket)
  • Freeride experience level (experience of freeriding in deep and steep terrain)
  • Lunch
  • Accommodation

Dates

– Wednesday 2nd January to Sunday 6th January
– Wednesday 9th January to Sunday 13th January
– Wednesday 16th January to Sunday 20th January
– Monday 21st January to Friday 25th January
– Monday 28th January to Friday 1st February
– Monday 11th February to Friday 15th February
– Monday 18th February to Friday 22th February
– Friday 8th March to Tuesday 12th March
*Other dates available upon request
*A minimum of 5 persons is required to run the group lesson

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JAPAN ALPS FREERIDE EXPERIENCE (2 weeks intensive course)

expreience the best of freeriding, experience the best of northern japan alps


Join us for two weeks of adventure and personal development as you take your first steps to learning about avalanche safety, freeride and backcountry travel.
Not only will you walk away with AST1 and CRC certificate, you’ll never look at the mountains in the same way. This intensive course will provide you with a base level knowledge of riding off-piste and backcountry terrain safely and in style.

Price

2 WEEKS PACKAGE: ¥145,500 (per person)

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What Is Included

  • 5 days freeride experience workshop
  • 2 days Advance freeride experience
  • 1 day Backcountry tour
  • 2 days of Avalanche Skills Training (AST)
  • 1 day Companion Rescue Skills (CRS)
  • Experience in a Freeride event as a rider or staff
  • Off piste terrain access
  • Video analysis and biomechanical feedback sessions
  • Transport between resorts

Required

  • Lift tickets (Please purchase a Hakuba Valley Lift Ticket)
  • Freeride experience level (experience of freeriding in deep and steep terrain)
  • Lunch
  • Accommodation

Dates

  • Monday 7th January to Sunday 20th January
  • Monday 11th February to Sunday 24th February
  • Monday 4th March to Sunday 17th March

*Other dates available upon request
*A minimum of 5 persons is required to run the group lesson

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JAPAN ULTIMATE FREERIDE DREAM (1 month adventure)

Realize your dream, your ultimate japan adventure starts here


Join us for amazing month of learning about mountain safety and skillss on the best adventures of your life.
You will begin to see the snow and the mountains as you would never have imagined before.
Moving forward in your personal development, gaining greater freeriding skills and increasing your backcountry experience.
Not only will you walk away with AST1 & 2 and CRC & MAT certificate, you’ll never look at the mountains in the same way. This is a mind blowing course that will expand your horizons forever

Price

1 MONTH PACKAGE: ¥280,500 (per person)

*Private program available upon request

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What Is Included

  • 5 days freeride experience workshop
  • 2 days Advance freeride experience
  • 1 day Introduction to BC
  • 2 days of Avalanche Skills Training (AST)
  • 1 day Companion Rescue Course (CRC)
  • 5 days AST2 + MAT training
  • Experience in Freeride events by FWT
  • Off-piste terrain access
  • Video analysis and biomechanical feedback session
  • Transport between resorts
  • Includes 3-piece set

  • Required

  • Lift tickets (Please purchase a Hakuba Valley Lift Ticket)
  • Freeride experience level (experience of freeriding in deep and steep terrain)
  • Lunch
  • Accommodation
  • Dates

  • Wednesday 2nd January to Wednesday 30th January
  • Monday 4th February to Sunday 3rd March
  • *Other dates available upon request
    *A minimum of 5 persons is required to run the group lesson

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