fat powder skis




AT or Telemark




Telemark & AT Boots




full width skins & adjustable poles




beacon/shovel/probe




BD Avalung Packs





Snowshoes. TSL Rando 266 with Heel Lift



Nordic Classic Skis

alpine backcountry ski rental

We have expanded our already comrepehsnvie range to include:
premium alpine touring (AT): New season and lightweight combo to help you eat up those metres of climbing in the backcountry. We have combined the light weight Kastle TX107 with lightweight Tyrolia Ambition bindings.

standard alpine touring (AT): Tried and true Black Diamond powder skis such as the superb all round Amperage and others. This combined with Marker F10 and Markr Barron AT bindings make for a great backcountry kit.

telemark: We have the most comprehensive range of telemark skis and boots available for rental in Japan. Over thirty sets of Black Diamond Powder and combo skis to choose from. Most fitted with Black Diamond 01 pivot telmark bindings.

nordic (XC) classic sets: New for 2015 is a large range of lightweight classic track skis featuring Madshus Trysyl skis, combined with Rottefella track bindings and lightweight Madshus CT 120 & 150 track boots. Take a break from the lifts and enjoy the cut tracks nearby or the superb rolling ski course at Asahi Dake.

avalanche safety equipment: beacons, shovels, probes & avalung packs: Add to your own backcountry safety be ensuring you use this state of the art equipment.

beacon training: This equipment is no good if you dont know how to use it! We offer 1 hour training sessions near our shop at Kittanomine village. Cost is ¥4000 for 1 hour maximum 6 people. Come to our shop to arrange one of these important training sessions and pick our guides brains while you are there!

snow shoes with heel riser: New for 2015 is a stock of TSL Rando 226 snow shoes with built in heel risers. Great for use by snow boarders getting out the back. The heel riser reduces pressure on your achilles as you climb and allows you to climb steeper terrain with more comfort.

ski delivery service express courier This service is available anywhere in Hokkaido. The delivery service requries at least three working days notice to ensure delivery on time at your location. This service is free for those hiring for 4 or more days. For shorter hires, the delivery fee is ¥2500 each way.
please note that you can only use this service if you can adjust your own boots to the bindings, whether Alpine Touring or telemark.

ski delivery service by shop staff We are happy to provide this service to groups in the central Hokkaido area. Our shop technician can then ensure all boots and skis are correctly fitted to your needs. Subject to availability. This service is available in the niseko area thorugh our partner shop, Harro Snowsprots at Niseko Hirafu village. Contact us for details.

day tours and training: We provide training in the use of avalanche safety equipment on our full day tours to the nearby mountains. Click here for details on our day tours.

access map & shop phone number

Japan domestic: 090 8278 9196
From outside Japan: +81 90 8278 9196
We are easy to find. We are located a few minutes from the base of the gondola on the Kittanomine village side of the Furano ski resort. Just follow the map below.


pre book
ski hire

We recommend arranging your ski hire well ahead of your trip to Japan. This will enable us to ensure we have the right equipment for you and that you don't miss out.

prebooked hire rates
Click on the image to view our pre booked ski hire rates in Australian dollars.
shop hire rates yen
Click on the image to view our on site ski hire rates in Japanese yen.


Niseko Drop off /Pick-up
You can pick up or drop off your skis at our partner shop in Niseko, Harro Snowpsorts. Conveniently located at the Gondola Chalets, Hirafu Village. Three days notice is required for us to arrange this.

Asahi Dake Drop off/Pick-up You can do the same with our agents in Asahi Dake, Shirakabaso Inn. See below for contact details. Again, we need three days notice for specialty hire but we have stocked Shirakabaso with fat resort powder skis and boots for the coming season so rental can be done there any time.




*beacons, shovels & probes warning. These items will not prevent you from being caught in an avalanche! It is your responsibility to know and understand how to use the equipment and to know the avalanche risk in any area you ski.

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If you are staying at Shirakabaso, we can provide you with specialist delivery of our ski hire. Click here to book your ski hire if staying at Shirakabaso.

ski rental furano alpine lodge


If you are staying at Alpine Lodge in Furano, we can provide you with state of the art modern resort or backcountry ski gear. Click here to book your ski hire if staying at Alpine Lodge.

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