In Niseko telemark skiing is very popular because of all the backcountry options here. One of Japan’s most famous telemark skiers, Yutaka Takanashi, is based here and has his own telemark and back country skiing shop here, Toyru.
Several schools teach telemark skiing in Niseko for those who want to give it a go and you can buy and hire equimpment from Toyro and Niseko 343.
Niseko Village – Skiing, Snowboarding Guides
Lessons can be arranged between 9:00 and 21:00, guides generally from 8:30 to 11:00.
NAC Niseko Adventure Centre
Izumikyo 1 – Ski School, Indoor Rock Climbing, Ski lessons, Cross country skiing tours, Cat Skiing Tours, Mountain Guided Tours, Backcountry tours, Snowshoeing, Snowboard lessons, Telemark lessons
Upper Village – Mountain Guided Tours, Backcountry tours, Telemark lessons
Hirafu – Telemark lessons