[Program currently off season] Guided 5-hour backcountry tour with lunch

  • Program
    Adult (ages 13 and up): 8,000 yen
    Child (ages 7 to 12): 5,000 yen
    time period
    30 Dec - 31 Mar
    Approx. 4-6 hours
    Language Japanese,English

Experience absolute silence in a silvered, frosty Betula Ermanii forest. We will introduce you to a true winter world through our most famous and popular guide in the Hakodate area.

Our tour will provide you with an extraordinary winter experience!

Your climb will take you beyond the highest lift, a tour that provides breathtaking, panoramic views of Onuma, Mt. Komagadake and Funka Bay.

Hige-san (Mr. Beard), an outdoor guide with 25 years of experience, will conduct your tour. 

Our experienced guide knows everything about the Hakodate area. Maximize your fun and knowledge with the help of Mr. Beard!
  • Leave your footprints on the untouched snow! It's an easy hike with snowshoes.

  • Falling on the powdery snow is painless! Let's lie down in the snow and look up at the sky!

  • Having lunch in the snow field.

Program details
Program [Program currently off season] Guided 5-hour backcountry tour with lunch
Program fee

Price per adult (ages 13 and up):8,000 yen
Price per child (ages 7 to 12):5,000 yen

Available time period

2018-12-30 - 2019-03-31

Required time Approx. 4-6 hours
*Starting time 9:00
(We can arrange a starting time to suit your schedule. Please mention your desired time in the “Request” column on your application form.)
Requirements for participation *Ages 7 and up
*Minimum 2, maximum 8 participants
*This program will accept beginners or participants who are not fully confident about their stamina. Our guide, Hige-san (Mr. Beard) will be there to assist you on the tour.
Things to bring / required items All the necessary equipment, such as telemark skis, snowshoes, and poles are included.
Ski wear and snowsuits are also available on your request.
Included in this fee Guide fee, equipment rental fee and taxes and lunch
Not included in fees Ski lift ticket
Meeting location Exander Onuma Canoe House
Address of meeting location Onuma 22-4,Nanae-cho, Kameda-gun, Hokkaido

22-4 Onuma, Nanae-cho, Kameda-gun, Hokkaido

3 minutes by car from JR Onuma Station, 5 minutes by car from JR Onuma Koen Station 

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Pick Up Service Pick-up and drop-off service available from JR Onuma Station or JR Onuma Koen Station.
Please include the request on your application form if you need the sevice.
Payment method Pay in cash (yen only) on site
Language Japanese,English

Guides' recommendations,
highlights in this area
Check out the “Country Kitchen Wald” restaurant 

French/Italian style country meals. Especially the pizza made with local vegetables, it's so delicious!


Participants are covered against accidents by AIU insurance.
Compensation amount up to 100,000,000 yen due to any negligence on our part.

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Operator Information
  • President
    WATANABE, Kunihiro (Hige-san)

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    We provide you with a fun-filled tour through our staff members who know the Onuma area very well!


    Try snowshoeing or cross-country skiing in winter mountains and forests!

    Company information

    Company:Exander Onuma Canoe House
    Address:22-4 OnumaNanae-cho, Kameda-gun Hokkaido

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