Rossignol Team Trip: Hakuba - Backcountry Tour

Hakuba

Hakuba Backcountry Tour - Steep & Deep in Japan

Freeride Skiing Moderate

Distance
5.9 km
Ascent
351 m
Descent
1.2 km
Low Point
835 m
High Point
2 km
Gradient
50˚
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Rossignol Team Trip: Hakuba - Backcountry Tour Map

Description

This bowl in the Hakuba backcountry has got to be some of the best, easy access, riding in the world. A super short mellow tour and you can then drop into a plethora of steep lines, choosing little open bowls, pillow sections, trees and then lap it all again. You can check out some photos and edits from the Rossignol trip here: https://www.rossignol.com/it/alpine-japan-trip

Difficulty

Moderate

Slopes become slightly steeper at around 25-30 degrees.

Low Exposure (E1)

1 out of 4

Exposure is limited to that of the slope itself. Getting hurt is still likely if the slope is steep and/or the snow is hard.

Remoteness

2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

January, February

Features

  • Bowl
  • Face
  • Trees
  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Skins