Niseko Winterlab

Ski and Snowboard Instruction and Guiding

Established in 2009, Niseko Winterlab is Annupuri's English-speaking Ski and Snowboard School.  We now cover the entire Niseko United area, offering expert instruction in Annupuri and Hirafu, as well as backcountry guiding and tours of more remote powder spots.  Our experienced instructors are all internationally-certified and our guides are Canadian Avalanche Association accredited. We pride ourselves on safety, personal focus and attention.

Our mission is simple: to share the best of our sport and the area we know and love with our valued guests.


1-Day Private Off-Piste & Backcountry Powder Tours

  • English-speaking international mountain guides and instructors.
  • Highly knowledgeable and qualified to take you and your group on the adrenalin-filled adventure of a lifetime.
  • Years of local experience, we offer guided off-piste and backcountry tours of our favorite places.
  • Terrain chosen according to experience level of guests. 
  • Throughout Niseko, as well as Moiwa and Rusutsu.
  • Let us safely take you on a trip into the world-renowned backcountry skiing of Japan.

Questions?  Check out our FAQ section or contact us here. To reserve your lesson online, go to BOOK NOW.

For backcountry tours (outside of the resort boundaries) avalanche safety gear consisting of a transceiver, shovel and probe is mandatory.  If you don't have your own please choose this as an add-on when bookingGoPro video cameras are also available.