Retail & Shop.

We have a range of backcountry retail supplies in our shop, Alpine Backcountry Rental, in Furano, Hokkaido, Japan. We're visible from the Kitanomine gondola building.

As well as helping with any equipment needs, we also have a range of spares and accessories. Our stock includes:

•  helmets • gloves • beanies & head wear • goggles •  skis • bindings • adjustable poles • skins • ski crampons • beacons • probes • snow shovels • snow shoes • waxes • spare parts • local topo maps • backpacks • heated socks & much more.


Maps & Information

We have a stock of central Hokkaido topographic maps for all the local mountain areas. We are happy to help with any information you may require about backcountry or resort skiing in central Hokkaido.


Wax and Edge.

We offer a waxing and base service, and spares (depending on availability). Come and see us for a quote. Wax and base service from ¥2000 depending on state of bases and edges. Base gouge repair available.