The Japanese Alps Ski Safari

SMG is planning on running this trip in 2020 (most likely January), please contact us for details and to be put on the list.

  • 7 full days of skiing
  • includes Nozawa Onsen, Myoko, and Hakuba
  • 6 spots available
  • Price TBD. Includes lodging, all meals, van transports, guiding, & snow monkey tour.

Course Information

Why You Should Go:

  • Japan powder skiing is some of the best in the world
  • small boutique trip with only 6 skiers per group with 2 guides
  • led by IFMGA certified guide & The North Face athlete Mark Synnott along with Al Mandell (AIARE Level 3, Level 1 & 2 Course Leader, AMGA Apprentice Ski Guide)
  • the SMG guides know Japan, having skied there in 2015, 2016, and 2017
  • fantastic food and culture

Trip Insurance

Synnott Mountain Guides highly recommends trip cancellation insurance for all expeditions. If for any reason you are unable to travel on your trip, trip cancellation insurance will pay for your non-refundable deposits.  Please visit to shop for the policy that is right for you.

Mountains, Cliffs, & Routes

The island of Hokkaido in Japan, including these ski areas:

  • Nozawa Onsen
  • Myoko
  • Hakuba

Intermediate to Advanced


7 Days of Skiing


January 2019



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