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S U M M I T  S K I  S C H O O L  &  G U I D I N G



World Class Ski Lessons
Refined and concise technique progression, personalised to each individual
Photography packages
Capture precious memories without lifting a finger
Asahidake ski guide
Expert Guides
Local knowledge on and off-piste
Couple Skiing
Tailored Ski Packages
to meet your holiday expectations

About Summit

Founders, Jack and Makenzie, are both Austrian qualified ski instructors, Canadian avalanche operations 1 Backcountry Guides and have Wilderness First Responder qualifications.

"We opened Summit ski school & guiding after 10 years of experience in instructing and ski tourism around the world, with the aim to provide a quality service like no other to our loyal customers. From concise expert instruction to local knowledge of the area; giving you an unparalleled Experience!"

Summit provides clients 1-1 ski coaching with expert technique and rapid progression, from beginner to advanced lessons.


 Want to push yourself to the next level ? Then book a private guide with any of our instructors for your intro to powder, side country and backcountry touring. With 6 years of local knowledge under our belts we have Hokkaido's powder stashes on lock!

Jack Phillips


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Makenzie Robson





Niseko winter wonderland with Summit

- Richard Sykes

Fantastic enjoyable tour for 6 of us all good boarders and skiers . Makenzie was brilliant and took us all over the mountain off piste down places you would not know was there in Niseko. I Would highly recommend as she made our Japanese experience complete. We decided to get a mountain tour on our 5th day and i'm sure she took us places we had never been the rest of the week.
Great sense of humour and made us laugh all day.

Great Week of Skiing and Instruction!

- Lisa

Instructors were experienced, enthusiastic, knowledgeable, encouraging, and patient. Based on weather and snow conditions, they managed to find great places to ski each day at a variety of resorts. As previously arranged, our group split into two for training, depending on skill level. Instructors then tailored their teaching to each person’s specific needs in each group. It was a wonderful week!

Awesome Hokkaido Powder Tour

- Judi Fordyce

Chest deep in powder at Asahidake

My husband and I can’t say enough good things about the Powder Triangle Tour that we just completed. We were thrilled with the skiing which couldn’t be better than in central Hokkaido. Even with the “worst snow in 40 years”, our guides, Jack and Makenzie, found us plenty of powder. They monitored the weather daily, sometimes making the call of where to go, just before we left. All five of the people in our group felt that our skiing had improved over the 7 days, due in large part to the insightful instruction we were given. Our guides also went out of their way to take us to a local onsen in the mountains, a local festival, and other off-slope activities. They provided excellent customer service. With two guides, the three more advanced skiers could do more off-piste powder, while the two of us with less experience learned to ski powder in the side country. We came back so excited that we can’t wait to book another tour next year.


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