Weiss Cat Assisted Backcountry Tour

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Project Description

Description

Access previously out-of-reach terrain with a Weiss Cat Assisted Backcountry Tour. Just four lucky snowboarders or skiiers will head to the top of the resort in the snow cat, before climbing to the summit on foot. Drop in to powder filled, advanced terrain for a thrilling descent, then skin your way back up to do it all again!

This tour is available as a clinic for those looking to learn the fundamentals of backcountry in a safe environment with fully certified guides. The backcountry clinic will head to alternative terrains, but either way you are guaranteed a thrilling day out for your Weiss Cat Assisted Backcountry Tour.  

Information

Area
  • Weisshorn Mountain Range
Guide Ratio
  • 1 to 4 people per guide
Level
  • Intermediate
Terrain

The Weiss Cat Assisted Backcountry Tour operates at the Weisshorn Ski Resort, which is next to Hanazono resort. Above the tree line, the terrain is made up of mellow bowls which give way to wide-open runs with well-spaced trees below the tree line. The slope of the runs varies from about 20 degrees to 30 degrees, and the elevation ranges from 450 to approximately 950 meters.

Schedule
TIME DETAILS
7:30am Briefing start at Hanazono 308
8:00am Arrive Weiss CAT Base
8:20am Arrive Weiss top. Tour begins!
1:30pm Finish the tour at Weiss, back to 308

 

Ability Level Chart

Price & Inclusions

TOUR TYPE DURATION PRICE START TIME NOTES
Group Tour 6 Hours ¥26,0000/person 8:15 AM
  • 2-4 people
  • Max 4 guests per group
  • Min 2 guests to operate the tour
Private Tour 6 Hours ¥60,000/group 8:15 AM
  • 1-4 people
  • Max 4 guests per group

 

Includes
  • Includes safety equipment.
  • Transport to Weiss from your accommodation in Niseko.
Remarks
  • Guests must bring the following items with them: touring skis and skins/split board, skin and folding pole, snacks and water (0.5L), spare set of goggles or sunglasses
  • Minimum of two people are required for group tours to run
  • If a tour is canceled, the guest can reschedule or receive a refund. Guests are required to call 080-4500-4434 and reconfirm their tour the day before the scheduled date
  • The tour must be confirmed at 8:30 pm the day before to allow time to fill any spare seats.
  • Minimum age is 10 years old. Children age 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult

Terms & Conditions

  • Bookings are not confirmed until you receive confirmation from Stoked Niseko via email.
  • Payment for any tour or service is due at the time booking confirmation.
  • Requests for changes or cancellations should be sent via email to info@stokednisekohostel.com
  • Rates are based on 2017-18 season.
  • Cancellations within 7 days of the tour or service date will incur a 100% cancellation fee
  • Bookings are subject to the Stoked Niseko terms and conditions.
Weiss Cat Assisted Backcountry Tour
  • Powder Snow
  • Terrain
  • Snowcat
  • Safety
  • Guiding
  • Value
  • Fun Factor
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New for 2017-18 season

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