Ive been fortunate enough to work on film and photo shoots with some of the best pro skiers and snowboarders on the planet.
While stemming from unique backgrounds and influenced by different riding styles, one common topic always tends to come up during our trips- Their love for Japow and the overall Japanese travel/culture experience.
As the snow begins to stack up in Japan and Instagram is flooded with dreamy images of deep Japowder aka Japow, I reached out to some of the pros to get their perspective on riding in Japan and why they are Japow obsessed.
How to Snowboard and Ski Japow
You wouldn’t be here if ideas of the perfect Japan powder trip weren’t keeping you up at night. Dive in deeper before planning your dream japow trip this winter. Discover when and where to go and how to make it all happen.
Here are some useful links to get you started.
- Best skiing + snowboarding in Japan (for advanced to experts)
- Focused on Hokkaido? Discover our updated Hokkaido ski resort guide and why we suggest skipping Hokkaido’s most popular destination all together
- Skip all the logistical planning on these guided ski+ snowboard tours to Japan – Just show up and shred japow!