Matthew Ormond Custom Trip Proposal

This proposal has been prepared for Matthew Ormond and Pakki Reath.

  • 2 to 3 Days in Tokyo for exploration.
  • Advanced backcountry guided terrain.
  • Intermediate/Novice split-board touring potential, depending on conditions.
  • Private, double-occupancy lodging at an approximately 3-Star level, or private cottages with similar conditions.
  • Approximately 10 days total travel time.
  • First week in March or potentially earlier dates, considering a February Whistler trip already scheduled.
Proposed Itinerary
Dates: Mar. 1-10, 2014 or Feb. 22 – Mar. 1, 2014
Fri 2/28
  • Int’l Travel Day / Depart US
Sat 3/1
  • International Arrival in Tokyo
  • Transfer from Airport to Hotel
  • Evening Exploring Tokyo or Rest / Relaxation
  • Overnight at 3-Star Hotel
Sun 3/2
  • Morning/Afternoon Exploring Tokyo & Sightseeing
  • Evening Flight to Sapporo (New Chitose Airport)
  • Transfer to Sapporo / Overnight
Mon 3/3
  • Meet your guides in the morning in Sapporo.
  • Transfer to Sapporo Teine resort, one of Japan’s steepest areas and best powder opportunities.
  • Guided powder skiing and avalanche awareness.
  • Transfer after skiing to the Niseko / Hirafu area.
  • Overnight at Lodging in Hirafu.
Tue 3/4
  • Meet your guides in the morning.
  • Guided powder skiing at Niseko
  • Overnight at Lodging in Hirafu.
Wed 3/5
  • Meet your guides in the morning.
  • Guided Skiing at Rusutsu
  • Overnight at Lodging in Hirafu.
Thu 3/6
  • Meet your guides in the morning.
  • Guided powder skiing at Moiwa.
  • Finish skiing day by descending into the hot springs located on the mountain.
  • Overnight at Lodging in Hirafu.
Fri 3/7
  • Check out of lodging in Hirafu.
  • Meet guides and load van for short day trip to Kiroro.
  • Guided skiing at Kiroro.
  • Transfer to Sapporo for Overnight.
Sat 3/8
  • Check out of lodging in Sapporo and transfer to airport.
  • Flight from Sapporo (New Chitose) to Tokyo.
  • Nightlife and exploration in Tokyo.
  • Overnight at 3-Star Hotel in Tokyo.
Sun 3/9
  • Check out of Tokyo lodging.
  • Transfer to airport for return flight to United States.

Lodging Options


E Hotel Shinjuku (3 Star)

Nishitetsu Hotel Shinjuku (3 Star)


Mercure Hotel (3 Star)


Luka Cottage

Hangetsu Apartments