Backcountry Gear, Repair, and Rental in Niseko

Posted on Dec 11, 2022
Posted on Dec 11, 2022
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Here's our list of stores in the Niseko area that should be able to help out serious backcountry skiers if their gear fails, or need to get geared up for the backcountry.

Last updated Nov 24, 2023

Name Services Location
BoaderLine Used gear   Google Maps
Boot Solutions Boot sales, boot fitting, boot repairs   Google Maps
Burton Niseko Store Splitboard gear   Google Maps
Gentemstick Handmade snowboards   Google Maps
Island Snowboards Handmade snowboards   Google Maps
Mountain Shop 343 Ski tuning, repairs, gear   Google Maps
Offshore Snow Shapes Handmade snowboards   Google Maps
Rising Sun Guides High-end backcountry ski/splitboard and backcountry gear rental   Google Maps
Rhythm Summit Ski tuning, repairs, gear, rental   Google Maps
Toyru Gear, rental   Google Maps

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GRADES range from A (very difficult) to D (easy). Hazards include exposure to avalanche and fall risk. More details here. Rating rubric adapted from Hokkaido Yukiyama Guidebook 北海道雪山ガイド.