Challenge Forest

Jump out the slopes and enjoy the forest.

Let’s enjoy Appi forest while learning off-piste skiing and what to do when you fall. Recommended for those who want to try tree run.

Requirements Skiers who can control their speed anywhere on the slopes.
*No snowboarding
Period the beginning of January 2023 – 26th February 2023
Hours 【AM】9:00 am – 11:30 am
【PM】1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Participants 2-4 people
Fee (tax included) Half day 8,000 JPY *12,000 JPY in case 1 participant only
1 Day 12,200 JPY *16,000 JPY in case 1 participant only
*Lift tickets are not included.
Application deadline 5:00 pm 1 day before
* It may be possible to apply if there is availability on the day.
Purpose for the program This program is for experiencing fresh snow and learning how to ski on powder. Learn to operate safely on non-compacted snow.
Materials Skis – center width 80 cm or over, or all round type. Basically, alpine racing model is NG.
Helmet * required

Reservation / Inquiry

Appi back country tour guide
(IHATOV Appi Kogen Nature Schooj in Appi Resort Center)

Please check and fill out the questionnaire in advance before applying.

At backcountry tours & lessons

  • Every morning, staffs will check thier health condition by taking body temperature and disinfect.
  • For guide and reception staffs, they will wear masks or neck warmers.
  • Please keep a certain distance and line up at the reception.
  • Please wear a mask when you apply for the program.
  • Participants should wear neck warmers or something to cover mouths during the lesson.
  • Contactless payment is recommended.
  • Participants are requested to come to the reception to take body temperature.
  • We will refuse to join the program if your body temperature is 37.5℃ or over.
  • For lift rides, we will follow the guidelines set by ski resorts.