Niseko Weiss Powder Cats

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Your own private mountain.

If you are looking for fresh tracks and the mountain just for you and your friends, Niseko Weiss Powder Cats is your answer! It provides cat assisted ski and snowboard adventures on our own private mountain. A maximum of 12 guests per day guarantees line after line of fresh tracks without queueing for lifts or hiking.

Weiss CAT Tours provide a relaxing deep powder experience. The terrain is suitable for intermediate powder skiers and riders, or advanced guests who want an exclusive adventure. Please check our Off-Piste Ability Chart. Groups are joined by several guides to give advice on the best spots on the mountain and ensure your safety throughout the day. Photos will be taken as part of the tour and links will be provided to the day's epic photos for you to keep as a memory. 

Dates of Operation: December 5, 2020 – April 11, 2021
*Operation period depends on the snow condition


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Resort Operated

NISEKO WEISS POWDER CATS is operated by Niseko Hanazono Resort.
Hanazono has all the experience and expertise of the ski resort behind your cat ski tour.

Niseko Weiss Cat Skiing

First Tracks... Guaranteed!

Mt. Weisshorn was once a ski resort but currently not used by anyone but us. This means the entire mountain is available for private use for parties up to 12 people!

Niseko Weiss Cat Skiing

Our CAT (The PistenBully)

The machine we use has a specially-made cabin that can fit up to 12 guests, keeping them warm during the ride up. We also have snacks and water prepared to satisfy your hunger and quench your thirst.


  Weiss Powder Cat Tours  Pricing
Private Tour ¥480,000 per group (1-12 guests)
Group Tour

¥50,000 per person ( 7-12 guests)



7:00am - 7:30am Pick-up service from your accommodation in the Niseko area
  Hirafu area - 7:40am, Niseko Village Area - 7:20am, Annupuri Area - 7:00am 
8:00am Registration and safety briefing at HANAZONO 308
  Provide safety gear, beacon training, explain backcountry awareness, transport to Mt. Weisshorn
8:30am - 11:30am Morning CAT skiing session
  3 - 4 runs depending on the conditions
11:30am - 12:30pm Lunch
12:30 - 3:00pm Afternoon CAT skiing session
  2 - 3 runs depending on the conditions
3:00pm Finish tour and drop-off at your accommodation in Niseko area

Additional Information:

  • Snacks and bottled water are available at any time in the CAT.
  • A minimum of 7 guests is required to operate the group tour.
  • Guests ages 12-15 need an accompanying guardian
  • Guests ages 16-19 need a written waiver from a guardian



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Frequently Asked Questions

Advanced Bookings Required 
If there is availability, participation on the day is also possible. 

Simply book online clicking the BOOK NOW button, call us or visit our activity desks for bookings!
Find the contact details and hours HERE.


Terence, Hong Kong

Bottomless blower pow on every run was well worth it. Door to door service! NISS was extremely responsive and patient with all of my questions through the booking process.

Grace, United Kingdom

The Weiss CAT Tour terrain is tame, which was perfect for my husband an I. I really felt safe and improved my powder skiing so much in one day. We will definitely come back to Weiss during our next Niseko trip.

Gary, Australia

We joined Weiss on a beautiful sunny day with fresh snow from the night before. Perfect! The views are incredible as well, with Mt. Yotei and the Niseko resorts all visible at the top. A great experience being the only people on the whole mountain!