Heli Skiing – 6 Run Big Mountain
Shiribetsu-Dake is just a short drive from the Niseko area making heli skiing in Niseko the perfect highlight to your powder holiday.
There are few things more exhilarating than being shuttled up the mountain in a helicopter. There are also few better experiences than being dropped off on the top of a volcano at 1,107 meters with 360-degree views and steep powder lines for the taking.
All helicopter packages include professional guiding and safety instructions, along with snow safety equipment (backpack, avalanche beacon, shovel, and probe). We also provide complimentary transport services from local accommodations.
The heli skiing zone on Shiribetsu-Dake reaches up to 1,107 meters. The terrain is a mix of trees, steep chutes, and open glades. Slopes range from 20-40 degrees (a typical resort black run is 32º). Average runs are 650 meters long meaning you can expect to rack up over 3,000 meters of vertical with a full 6 run day. As with any heli ski terrain, the number of runs/day depends on the weather, avalanche conditions, and the group’s ability level.
7:00 – Pickup time
8:00 – Arrive to heli pad
8:00 – Avalanche and heli briefing
9:00 – Start shredding (lunch will be taken between this time, there is no set time since we are going to fly if there is a short window)
15:00 – Snacks
16:00 – Transfer to Niseko
Prices and Inclusions
160,000yen 120,000yen per person
- 6 runs of guided heli skiing
- Mandatory avalanche safety equipment
- Roundtrip van transportation: Niseko/ Rusutsu to Shiribetsu Dake