Make the most of your time on the mountain whether you ski once a year or more often - whatever your level, private instructors will focus on what you need to improve your skill, confidence and style.
For one-on-one lessons or private groups of friends/family, private instructors are ready to give you focused training specific to your needs to help you take it to the next level on skis or a snowboard.
If you are unsure where you would like to have your private lessons take place, please check out our Snow, Lift & Terrain Guide.
The Hakuba Valley is made up of 10 separate ski areas. Each ski area has it’s own distinct character and are well connected via the extensive free shuttle bus system.
Hakuba Ski Concierge are based at Hakuba 47 resort but can conduct lessons anywhere in the Hakuba Valley - Hakuba 47, Goryu, Happo One, Iwatake, Tsugaike, Norikura or Cortina.
Hakuba Snowsports are based at Hakuba Goryu resort at the Iimori base area.
There is no limit for private lesson size; you pay a flat rate for the instructor's time regardless of the number in your group.
Happo-one has a wide range of terrain with slopes perfect for any levels - easy slopes to learn the basics, steeper slopes to practice carving, long thigh-burning Olympic race runs, moguls, deep powder fields after a fresh dump and a well-maintained snow-park.
Iwatake ski area offers tremendous views and is ideal for intermediate skiers and snowboarders.
Tsugaike has a good variety of beginner and intermediate piste runs, a well maintained terrain park and some backcountry terrain suitable for those less experienced in backcountry skiing and snowboarding.
Cortina is not the largest resort but does have some impressive terrain and boasts the most snowfall and the most progressive off piste policy of any ski area in the Valley – the best choice on a powder day.