Hakuba & Nozawa, Japan

Snow Ninja Camp

The Venue

Having more ski resorts than any other country, it's quite surprising that until a decade or so ago, Japanese ski hills received little attention from western shredders. Now, after a few ski & board movies put Japan in the limelight, the secret is out and you have undoubtedly heard countless stories of its legendary neck deep powder.

It's true the skiing is great... there's no doubt about that! But in Japan, the ridiculous snowfall is only a small part of the experience. On our Snow Ninja tour, not only will you be shralping pow and technique geeking it out with Section 8 coaches on immaculately groomed slopes... but you'll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the uniqueness of the ultra friendly and often a little quirky Japanese culture.

We begin in the epicentre of the Japanese Alps, surrounded by the breathtaking landscapes of the Hakuba Valley. We'll then move on to the more traditional ground of Nozawa Onsen to fully unwind in the birthplace of skiing in Japan. 

The Package

Technique Ninja & Culture Camp:

  • 11 nights of accommodation (traditional style ryokans)
  • 8 days coaching (4 in Hakuba + 4 in Nozawa Onsen)
  • 8 days lift passes
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Konichiwa dinner on first evening
  • Sionara dinner on final evening
  • Sightseeing tour (Onsen Monkeys or Matsumoto Castle)
  • The time of your life!

This camp is ideal for any intermediate to expert level skier aiming to improve their skills whilst simultaneously exploring the uniqueness of and beauty of Japan's Nagano Prefecture.

Along the way we'll stay in traditional Japanese Ryokan's, eat what has to be the world's most delicious and elegantly presented food, and spend plenty of time soaking our tired limbs in soothing onsens (traditional Japanese hot springs).

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Arrival in Hakuba: Dates To Be Announced
Departure from Nozawa Onsen: Dates To Be Announced

How Much?

  • Double occupancy: $5,995 CAD per person
  • Single occupancy: $7,695 CAD per person 
  • Coaching Only Options:
    Half Camp - 4 days Hakuba: $950 CAD
    Half Camp - 4 Days Nozawa: $950 CAD
    Full Camp - 8 Days Hakuba & Nozawa: $1,600 CAD

Have a spouse who doesn't ski but still wants to come along for the cultural journey? Contact us for non-skiing or no coaching options.

Note* A non refundable deposit of $1,500 CAD will be required to confirm your space. Spaces are limited so don't procrastinate too long!

(All Prices in Canadian Dollars)

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