The Otoe Powder CAT has 12 seats available for guests. Each tour will be accompanied by 2 guides and a professional photographer. Photographs can be purchased after the tour for 2,000JPY. CAT Tour Schedule 8:30 / 9:00 - Check In at Apple Land Otoe At our office, you will be fitted with all required backcountry equipment (Backpack, Prove, Shovel and Beacon). The guides will lead a safety briefing explaining the safety measures that are necessary, check on the weather report, and answer any questions which you may have. They will give you a basic introduction to the safety equipment, and show you the kind of terrain you are going to ride. 9:00 / 9:30 – Move to Otoe mountain It takes around 20/30 min from Apple Land Otoe to get to the first run. Whilst in the CAT, the guides will explain more in depth what kind of runs you can expect and what has been reported for today's weather. 9:30 / 12:30 - Morning session The first run is always a level checking run. After the guide has assessed your skills, and depending on weather conditions, the guide will decide which runs that suit your level the most (open bowls, tree runs, old ski resort runs…). 12:30 / 13:30 – Lunch time and coffee break You will be provided with a traditional Japanese lunch - a Bento Box, with rice, seafood, tempura, vegetables and eggs, in the comfort of Apple Land Otoe. Let us know in advance if you have any allergies or you need a vegetarian menu. 13:30 / 15:30 – Afternoon Session In the afternoon there will be time for 1 or 2 more runs. The last run will be before 15:00 as it gets dark around 16:00. The tour will end at the bottom of Otoe Powder CAT Area. 16:00 / 16:30 – Onsen or relaxing time You can relax at Onsen near Apple Land OTOE. We provide a free shuttle bus from Furano for those guests who require transport to Apple Land Otoe. For guests who are booked onto a multi day tour, accommodation will be arranged locally in Fukugawa.

Terms and Conditions

Cancellations within 30 days of the activity will be subject to a 100% charge.