Niseko CAT Skiing & Boarding | SamuraiSnow

Niseko CAT Skiing & Boarding

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Ever dreamed of having the whole mountain to yourself?

Experience the beauty of the region's hidden backcountry and famous bottomless powder.

As these areas are for exclusive use of the CAT skiing tours, the powder stays deep, fresh and untracked for longer!!  The CAT will take you from the bottom of your last run to the top of your next run - no lifts, no hiking, no fuss!

CAT Skiing & Boarding is a true backcountry experience and not to be missed on your visit to Niseko.


Iwanai CAT Tours

Advanced CAT Tours at Iwanai - Day Tour

Iwanai is a very unique area, in that while only 40min drive but far away from the Niseko crowds. And unlike Niseko, you can ski untracked lines all day at Iwanai.

The best way to access a blissful day of untracked and unhinged powder is by snow cat. Each run delivers 600-800m of vertical metres you'll get 8-10 runs per day.

Iwanai has something for everyone. Our guides will show you the best runs whether you like spacious tree skiing, challenging steeps or just spraying powder on huge open course terrain.


CAT Skiing

Advanced CAT Tours at Iwanai - Two Days Tour

For the Two Days Tour, we have four authentic Japanese Ryokan-style inns to choose from. All come with Michelin-mentioned dining, full hot spring and luxurious bedding.

All rooms have either mountain or ocean views and guests will be warmed by the medicinal hot springs.

A stay at a Ryokan will give you an experience that will cement your love of Japan.


CAT Skiing with Niseko Photography

Advanced CAT Tours at Kyogoku - Day Tour

The tours are steep and deep, for advanced skiers/boarders and limited to five people per cat.

The best way to ski and board perfect, untracked powder in Niseko’s backcountry with just four others.

You will be accompanied by a professional photographer / guide who will be there to capture every moment for you to take home and show off to your friends.


CAT Skiing with NSA at Kanbetsu

Advanced CAT Tours at Karibayama - Two Days Tour

Suitable for Advanced to Expert Skiers and Snowboards with a lot of experience of off piste skiing.

Get ready to ride untouched powder near the Sea of Japan!

These two and four-day trips depart at 13:00 on Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday, from mid-January through March (weather permitting).


Niseko Weiss CAT Skiing

Intermediate CAT Tours at Weiss - Day Tour

Suitable for intermediate skiers and boarders, Weiss mountain has a lot of open treeless bowls, some steeper faces and some great tree runs.

At least two knowledgeable and experienced guides will accompany you on every run. They know the mountain well and know where to go based on the conditions and your group's ability.