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Hokkaido Mountain Experience (HME)

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22 Dec 2018
“Beginner Skier”
29 Jan 2018
“Back Bowl All Day”
Hokkaido Mountain Experience -HMEJapan. Providing professional private snow-sports lessons, mountain tours and back-country guiding based in the 'Powder Snow' mecca of Niseko, Japan. Offering a range of products suitable for all levels of ability...more
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167-6 Yamada, Kutchan-cho, Abuta-gun 044-0081, Hokkaido
+81 90-2058-3807
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Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

First time skier, decided to hire a coach at the very last minute. HME came through and arranged Jac as my coach for two half day lessons. Great experience, great coach! Although there was a slight issue, HME responded quickly and it was resolved in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Pete G, Snowsports Instructor at Hokkaido Mountain Experience (HME), responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thankyou Dennis for taking the time to write a review about your time spent with HME. We look forward to your return and so does Jac. Best Wishes HME

Reviewed 29 January 2018

We hired a guide from HME, and were really pleased with his knowledge of the mountain. He made sure that we were the first through the gates when the back bowl opened up. We had fresh tracks all day. It doesn't get any better than...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Linden C
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The first time I had 3-days private lesson with Mark was last month (Feb). As a beginner and first time ski in Japan , he brought me to different gate of mountain to learn ski which has made it more interesting though I still fell...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Sarah C, Front Office Manager at Hokkaido Mountain Experience (HME), responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2017

Hi Eva, Thank for you very much for your feedback. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your lessons with Mark and he facilitated to improve your ski skills. We look forward to your return. Kind regards, Sarah

Reviewed 2 April 2016

Hokkaido Mountain Experience (HME) made my family’s first trip to Japan such a memorable and fun vacation! Ian, the general manager, was attentive from the start. He responded to all of my questions promptly and based on what my family wanted to do, assigned the...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Pete G, Manager at Hokkaido Mountain Experience (HME), responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2016

Hello, Thank-you very much for visiting Niseko and booking through HME. We appreciate your time to write and we are 'super' happy that you had a great time. We look forward to you and your families return. Best Regards

Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

We had 2 private snowboarding lessons as total beginners. Our guide Tom was friendly, laid back and professional and a great teacher. Would definitely recommend this company if you're visiting Niseko.

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank 123skc
Pete G, Manager at Hokkaido Mountain Experience (HME), responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2016

Hello, Thank-you for you review of Hokkaido Mountain Experience. We are glad you enjoyed your time with Tom. We appreciate your time to write. We hope to see you again. Best Regards

Reviewed 6 March 2015

We had a fabulous morning with Pete skiing fresh tracks all over Niseko. Pete pitched the level of the skiing just right for my first back country experience and the fresh snow and trees kept my husband happy. He found us the best places to...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed 21 January 2015

Have had a few different guide companies over the years in Niseko and HME is by far the most professional and knowledgable! We had a fantastic time skiing untouched powder all day! Could not recommend HME highly enough!

Date of experience: January 2015
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Reviewed 11 January 2015

We had an amazing experience with HME after having a horrible experience with another company in town. HME has best and top notch professional instructors from all over the world. So many of the other ski schools in town have "random" people just looking for...More

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank Ila D
Reviewed 12 April 2014

Niseko is awesome!! That's all there is to say. I had 4 days of almost continuous snowfall with good visibility most of the time. One afternoon I estimate 250mm of fresh powder fell in an hour and even on the groomed runs I couldn't see...More

Date of experience: January 2014
Thank Tim M
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