Lead Guide / Yuske Hirota
JMGA Mountain Guide
ACMG Apprentice Snowboard Guide
CAA Professional member
Tao of Pow Lead guide Yuske Hirota was born in Tokyo and grew up skiing in Hakuba, Japan. Since he took the Yamnuska mountaineering semester in 1998 in Canmore, Canada, he has been in Alaska, Peru, Patagonia, New Zealand, Nepal and Canada for winter climbing and backcountry snowboarding. In 2012 he became a first Japanese who passed Association of Canadian Mountain Guides's ski guiding course on a Snowboard. He has been guiding in Japan: Hakuba Nagano, Mt. Fuji, New Zealand and Canada over the past 13 years.