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$550 USD
per day
4 - 8
hours
Hourly Sessions
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$100 USD
per hour
Minimum
2
hours
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Zach
  
Experienced Hokkaido Ski Guide. Happy to offer mountain orientation, route finding, resort info, backcountry zones, and full avalanche reports.
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Will Travel Up To
100
kilometers
Experience
Time on Snow
28
years
Guiding
4
years
Teaching
2
years
Type
Alpine / Downhill Skiing
Snowboarding
Specialties
Free-riding, Backcountry guiding, Mountain orientation, Powder techniques, High angle skiing, and Carving techniques.
Full Day Sessions
From
$550 USD
4 - 8
hours
Hourly Sessions
From
$100 USD
per client
Minimum
2
hours
Availability
Full Day Sessions
Typical Session duration: 6 hours
Price per full day: $550 USD

Great way to explore a new area with an experienced guide from the area.
Hourly Sessions Details
Minimum Session duration: 2 hours
Price per Hour: $100 USD
The perfect locals tour around Central Hokkaido with an experienced guide that knows the area and all the stashes
Skiing Experience
Zach hails from Colorado. He has been training as a professional guide with the AMGA (American Mountain Guide Association). Guiding in Japan for 3 years.
Before working as a professional guide with the AMGA he was a sponsored athlete, ski patroller, and a outdoor medic (EMT). He rode as a professional athlete on the Freeride World Qualifiers and traveled internationally for three years on the circuit. This is his third season guiding in Japan and will be working with Whiteroom Guides based in Furano.
Teaching / Guiding Experience
He has spent the past seven years living between New Zealand, North America, and Japan, while working as a ski/splitboard guide, patroller, medic, along with guiding MTB tours. He currently holds:

-AMGA Level I Ski Guide
-Avalanche Forecaster in Hokkaido, Japan
-Avalanche 1 & 2
-Avalanche Pro 1 Bridge Certifications
(American Avalanche Institute)
-Emergency Medical Technician since 2012
valid through 2021
-Crevasse Rescue
Other Info
Has a strong knowledge of Hokkaido and Avalanche Forecasting to get you to the best possible snow available for that day !
Sorry, I don’t work with Beginners or Kids under 10
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