There are lots of ski and snow board rental shops in Hakuba providing you the option of advance, intermediate and or novice level skis and snow boards. Rental equipment is well priced, typically less expensive than what is available in other counties.
Haven Lodge can help all guest with ski hire as we work close with Rhythm ski and snow board rental Well regarded, they provide a pick up and drop off service to Haven Lodge.
Rhythm ski and snow board rental can arrange fittings for large groups
Large Foot Caution-- for those with big feet, do not stress, sizes rise to size 13. Let us know and we will ask them to source boots for you if your feet are larger than that.
Or you can plan ahead and contact them on the following link so they can have all your gear ready.
Lessons and Guiding Solutions
There are a number of ski schools that particularly cater for Western/English speaking skiers and boarders. Lessons remain in English, with native level English speakers.
Lessons are readily available as a personal lesson or group lesson and can be half day or full day. Children lessons are readily available in addition to a Children’s Club. Child minding is also readily available.
Purchasing ski gear in Japan
There are some fantastic bargains to be had in Japan!! All the most recent gear, commonly not yet offered in the Southern Hemisphere, at unbelievably inexpensive rates.
If you were pleased with last seasons devices, you will discover some fantastic offers. As the ski season advances, the offers get much better.
The best offers are later on in the season, late February and March.
Hakuba has a great variety of shops offering everything you would want/need. Prices are good, though not as good as Tokyo.