CAT Tours
CAT Tours
Experience the beauty of Hokkaido’s hidden backcountry and famous bottomless powder. Terrain suitable for beginner, intermediate and advanced riders alike. Your guides will take you to untracked powder fields, along winding ridge tops and forest trails, through majestic Birch forests, and into fields dotted with Pines, offering you unsurpassed views of Mt. Yotei. The guides are certified in wilderness first aid, backcountry and avalanche safety and equipped with the latest G.P.S units.
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1. Niseko Weiss Powder Cats

If you are looking for fresh tracks and the mountain just for you and your friends, Niseko Weiss Powder Cats is your answer. Cat assisted ski and snowboard adventures on your own private mountain (Mt. Weisshorn)for a maximum of 12 guests per day. Absolutely no queuing for lifts or hiking, just line after line of fresh tracks. Terrain is suitable for intermediate powder skiers and riders, or advanced guests who want an exclusive adventure. You will be joined by several guide who can offer advice on the best spots. After a safety briefing in the morning, set out for 3-4 runs depending on conditions. Enjoy a luxury lunch at nearby Somoza restaurant, before continuing riding into the afternoon (expect another 2-3 runs depending on conditions). A trained photographer will be along to capture the adventures.

Pick up time: Between 7:00am – 7:40am
Drop off time: 3:00pm
Duration: 7 hours

Prices:

Private Tour (1-12 guests): ¥480,000 per group

Group Tour (7-12 guests): ¥50,000 per person

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2. Niseko Photography Guided CAT Tour

Full Day Cat Tour

Suitable for intermediate and advanced skiers and riders, this tour is pure, backcountry cat skiing. With no more than 6 people per cat, you'll have access to untracked powder all day. Your experienced cat skiing guides will take you to some of the region's most exciting backcountry areas. You will be accompanied by a professional photographer for half of the day, capturing all the excitement with high resolution images provided to you via an online gallery, available to download and print at your leisure (included in your tour fee). Complimentary pick up and drop off is provided.

Start time: 8:00am

Prices:

1 Person: ¥ 56,000 each (includes lunch, avalanche beacon, transfers and photography)

Private (maximum 5 people): ¥280,000 (includes lunch, avalanche beacon, transfers and photography)

* This is suitable for intermediate and advanced skiers/snowboarders. Avalanche packs are supplied. Lunch is included.

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3. Iwanai Cat Tour

Group Cat Tours

On a lost coastal corner abutting the Sea of Japan, beautiful Iwanai rises 1086m above the bay. Just 40 minutes from Niseko but far from the noise and lines, Iwanai is the Hidden Hokkaido.  Ski the entire day in untracked powder with oceanfront views. A place so beautiful, you'll get the experience of a lifetime. Iwanai offers every type of adventure skiing including perfectly spaced old-growth birch trees, long (600m) vertical bowls with fast pitch, open powder runs on retired courses and endless backcountry terrain with exquisite snowscapes. Your every turn faces the ocean, enchanting your day in blue and white hues.  This is Hokkaido you've been waiting to ski, come have the best day of your life.

Start time: 9:00am (Pick up from your MnK accommodation roughly 1.5 hours before)

Prices:

1 Person: January & February | ¥ 80,000 each, December & March | ¥70,000

Private Group Tour (per person price) : January & February | ¥ 1,120,000 each, December & March | ¥980,000

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Cancellation and Amendment Policy
Guest services (excluding tours and private ski lessons): If cancelled 20 days or more from the booking start date, a refund less 10% administration fee will be issued. Regardless of non payment, cancellations or amendments made 19 days or less from the booking start date will incur a fee of 100% of the total booking amount.

Tours and private ski lessons: If cancelled 4 weeks or more from the booking start date, a refund less 10% administration fee will be issued. Regardless of non payment, cancellations or amendments made less than 4 weeks from the booking start date will incur a fee of 100% of the total booking amount.