TOURS & PACKAGES
Come ride with the Mint crew in Japan. Our tours are fully guided and run throughout the the season. We visit multiple resorts with our experienced guides and coaches so you can maximise your time on-snow. All levels of skier and snowboarders are welcome and there is terrain to suit everyone, from powder bowls and park laps to untracked tree runs and backcountry touring.
Niseko needs little introduction, with it’s colossal amounts of snow and legendary tree riding, the resort has something for everyone. Deep powder, insane in-bounds tree riding, great nightlife, modern accommodation and easy access to side & back country makes this one of the best resorts in Japan.
Myoko is relatively unknown outside of Japan, with most people heading to the better known resorts. Crazy when you consider it's annual snowfall is 16 metres, with powder virtually guaranteed throughout the season. Deep un-tracked pow, easily accessed side-country and no lift lines. Need we say more.
Hakuba is one of the most popular and well-known resorts on the main island of Honshu. The village is set against an impressive mountain backdrop with 9 resorts lined up along a 20km+ valley area. With so many resorts and a variety of terrain there is something for every rider.
Furano is home to some of the best fall line riding in Japan with steeper terrain than most resorts in Hokkaido. It’s location in Central Hokkaido also means it gets some of the lightest and driest snow. It's also a great base for day trips to nearby resorts and for backcountry missions.
Madarao is located approximately 40 mins from Myoko and offers great in-bounds tree riding along with incredible slackcountry that is virtually un-touched by snowboarders outside of Japan. Amazing riding, warm hospitality and affordable ski-in/out accommodation. This is a true hidden gem.
Just an hour’s drive from Nagano, Nozawa Onsen is renowned for it’s hot springs and traditional feel. The small resort offers a variety of terrain and gets reliable snowfall during peak season. Immerse yourself in culture and stay in one of the many ryokan for an authentic experience.
Just a 40 minute drive from Niseko, Rusutsu offers perfectly manicured groomers and awesome fall line tree riding that can be easily accessed straight off the lifts with minimal traversing. A completely different riding experience to Niseko, Rusutsu offers up Hokkaido pow without the crowds.
Shiga Kogen is comprised of 21 ski resorts, making it one of Japan's largest ski areas. It's also the highest resort in Japan, so if it's raining at other Nagano resorts, then it's dumping in Shiga. It has a variety of terrain and mostly caters to beginner and intermediate riders who enjoy riding groomers.
Home to the famous 'Snow Monsters', Zao Onsen is well off the beaten path, located in the Northeastern Tohoku region of Japan. With a distinct lack of crowds and epic Honshu powder, there's no need to fight for freshies at Zao! Perfect for powder hounds and those wanting an authentic Japanese ski village experience.
Located just 3 hours North of Tokyo, Appi Kogen is home to perfect groomers, reliable snowfalls, and awesome fall-line runs. Experience a grand Japanese resort with all the bells and whistles, but without the crowds! There's a reason why it's easy to "Be Happy In Appi!".
Kiroro boasts world-class facilities and infrastructure, and easy access to the famous light & dry powder of Hokkaido! Perfect for powder hounds, the resort is spread across two mountain peaks, offering endless piste and side country options, and with non-existent crowds, Kiroro is a must-ride destination!
Home to some of the best off-piste tree-riding in Hokkaido, Tomamu is a world-class ski resort. Perfect for families, the resort facilities and hotel grandeur is impressive, but surprisingly, has remained relatively unknown over recent years and crowds are often non-existent. Offering epic side and backcountry, alongside fun groomers, cat skiing, and snowmobiling, Tomamu has it all!