Contact us to arrange a lesson in this classic technique with one of our qualified instructors. Lessons can be in the backcountry or any of the resorts in central Hokkaido.
These skill sessions include discount rental and instruction. Download a PDF here with all details and costs.
We speak fluent "telemark" and appreciate the skill required in "dropping the Knee". We have been telemark skiing and instructing for over thirty years. We have a range of skis from resort carvers to fat powder floaters. We use mostly Black Diamond BD01 Telemark bindings, a sturdy binding that powers up when charging the resort, and has a pivot option when chasing deep powder in the Tokachi Mountains. Telemark bindings with pivot features make climbing just that bit easier.
We also have a limited number of skis set up with NTN Freeride bindings. All skis are matched with full width skins and come with adjustable poles.
Boot Sizes. We have duck bill telemark boots sizes ranging from 23 to 30.5 Mondo sizing, some Black Diamond and some Garmont.
Accessories. Skins • Adjustable Poles (2 or 3 piece for convenience) • Snow shoes with Heel Riser • Arva Avalanche Beacons • Probes • Collapsible Snow Shovels • Avalung Backpacks • Standard Backpacks • Ski Carmpons.