About Us




Experience Japan's mountain culture and adventures with Tao of Pow!



Tao of POW is the local expert offering private small group ski and mountain guiding in Nagano, Japan.


Whether you are searching deep powder skiing in Hakuba or traditional Onsen Hot Spring in Myoko, Tao of POW will be your best partner to find local secret spots where you will find that you are the only tourist around... 

We offer private guiding tours in Nagano area, Hakuba, Myoko, Shiga and Nozawa onsen in main island of Japan.




Why Tao of Pow?



  • All guides are certified and have 90hrs wilderness first aid tickets.

  • Small group. Maximum 6 people in one group.

  • Rental equipments available.

  • Experts of both mountain guiding and Japanese culture.

  • We are locally grown guides with the highest training and certifications. 







Tao of Pow is named after the legendary powder run at Baldface catskiing lodge, Nelson, Canada where lead guide Yuske Hirota learned to ski guide.


The Original meaning of Tao is the chinese concept signifying 'way', 'path', 'route' or 'relationship' etc..  


Our Nation of Japan is an island off the east coast of Asia that closed it boarders for centuries and developed a unique and peaceful culture.


Out hope is to introduce a Zen like feeling, the heart of Japanese culture through powder skiing and outdoor adventures. 








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