Friends of Evergreen

Introducing some Evergreen family friends

Even though we are based in Hakuba, the Evergreen Outdoor Center has built up a network of friends all over Japan and overseas. We are very appreciative of the support from companies, the referrals from others and word of mouth from the public. It is all about spreading the love and cooperating together! If you work with us, or would like to, send us a mail and let’s get some link action happening! If we work with you and you’re not on here we apologise…send us a quick mail with your logo and we’ll get onto it immediately.

Evergreen has a lot of friends offering outdoor activities in Japan – have a look at what Japan has for the adventure traveler!

sweetriders logo Sweet Riders
Mountain bike clinics in and around Nagano.


canyons logoCanyons
Adventure company based in Minikami offering exciting outdoor sports Japan; canyon tours, backcountry tours, lodge, and more…


logo_subI Love Outdoors
Great activities, friendly pro-guides and delicious food in the cafe. Located in Minakami, Gunma-ken they offer rafting, kayaking, canoeing and canyoning!

hoa logoHokkaido Outdoor Adventures
Hokkaido outdoor outfitter specializing in rafting and kayaking.


hac logo HAC (Hakuba Adventure Club)
Rafting in Hakuba.

happy raft logo Happy Raft
Great outdoor rafting adventures on the island of Shikoku.


powdertracks logo Backcountry Powder Tracks
Hokkaido Powder Guides are the specialists for ski guided adventure tours in Hokkaido, Japan.


paratopia logo Paratopia (Paragliding company)
Paragliding in Hakuba.


tozai trek logo Tozai Trek
French mountain leader/guide operating private, personal tours in Japan.

Japan has a wealth of outdoor activities and amazing places to visit – check out these sites for some information about travel in Hakuba and Japan travel in general.

outdoor japan logo Outdoor Japan
A travel guide and all things outdoor in Japan.


powderhounds logo Powderhounds
Visit Powderhounds for information and reviews of ski resorts in Japan.


hakuba village homepage logo Hakuba Village Homepage
Everything about the Hakuba area in English.


snowjapan logo SnowJapan
The ultimate guide to winter sports in Japan.


snownavi logo Snow Navi
Japanese portal site to the Hakuba area.


jan logo Japan Avalanche Network (JAN)

Japan’s center for public avalanche related information and in the winter daily avalanche hazard rating bulletins, courses and training, data collection and blog information.

head_logo2Avalanche Control Team (ACT)
Hakuba and Northern Alps Area, resort avalanche control, weather stations weather data collection, in the winter daily avalanche hazard bulletins. Japan

Good quality equipment from reputable dealers – all you need to to enjoy outdoor Japan. Big ups and thank you to the companies that support Evergreen’s tours!

imgresK2 Skis and Snowboards
Superb quality and huge selection of powder skis and backcountry specific snowboards and split-boards. Also great backpacks, and professional level avalanche safety equipment. 

imgres-3Backcountry Access
Anything related to avalanche safety, snow study kits, avalanche air bags and getting around safely in the backcountry. Look no further, they have great quality products that work when you really need them!

imgresLine Skis
From steeps, powder, park and all-mountain skiing. These guys have the skis for you! Definitely the skis to go for when the snow gets deep here in Hakuba.

liberty skis logo Liberty Skis
Colorado born , Chinese made, bamboo core, fearless and independent.

imgres-5Winterstick Snowboards
Since 1972, Winterstick has been shaping and making wonderfully fun snowboards and split-boards. Try them once you’ll see!

hagloffs logo Haglofs
High-end outdoor apparel and gear. When functionality, warmth and style come together and that is why all our guides use their jackets and pants in the backcountry.    

imgres-6Prior Snowboards
Prior split-boards are handmade in Whistler, BC, Canada. We can attest to their lovely handling in the backcountry, durability and professional craftsmanship. Quite a few of our split-board guides ride Prior for this very reason.

Rhythm Snowsports Logo Rhythm Snowsports
Good quality ski/snowboard equipment right next door to Evergreen’s Wadano Tours Office.

the boarding co logo The Boarding Co.
Official Burton dealer & pro surf shop.

spicy logoSpicy Rentals
Ski and bike rental shop in Hakuba with many years expertise in offering decent gear to outdoor sports Japan enthusiasts.

hakuba 902 logo Garage 902
Hakuba local snowboard gear and street-style outfitter.

rapie logo Rapie Backcountry
Hakuba local and best backcountry/mountain equipment outfitter.

yamotoya logo Yamatoya Sports
Hakuba local ski/ski wear outfitter.

vectorglide logo Vector Glide
Locally designed skis and snowboards.

dirtybike Dirty Bikes
Specialty MTB and BMX bikes right from the local headquaters in Nagano City! .

Evergreen works with many organisations, guide associations, service providers and businesses and schools within Japan and beyond.

caa logoCanadian Avalanche Association
The CAA is a not-for-profit, non-government organisation that serves and supports the diverse community of professional avalanche operations in Canada.


Screen Shot 2016-03-19 at 3.15.10 PMCanyoning Commission Internationale
The CIC in a non-profit organisation for CIC canyoning guides and professionals, it offers guide and training certification courses and technical skill development in a number of locations around the world.

csga_logoCanadian Ski Guide Association
The CSGA consists of a training institute which exists to train professional guides for the mechanised skiing industry, and a separate non-profit organisation representing Canadian Ski Guide Association guide and operating members.

Screen Shot 2016-03-19 at 3.51.28 PMInternational Mountain Bike Association
The International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) is a  non-profit educational association. Our mission is to create, enhance and preserve great mountain biking experiences. Instructor and guide training courses, trail building projects, education and community work to develop mountain bike awareness.

irf-header-logoInternational Rafting Federation
The IRF is in the forefront of raft safety worldwide. It is a non-profit international organisation, through our various courses and certifications, they can ensure a global standard of guides while continually evolving raft techniques to keep everyone safer. Education, promotion, training  and river rafting competitions are also all part of the IRF.

imagesRescue 3 International
Rescue 3 has risen to become the recognised leader in water and flood rescue and is known for our dynamic curriculum and utilising state of the art techniques. This course and training is the standard for any raft, kayak, canoe or canyoning guide..

WMA JAPANWilderness Medical Associates International
Wilderness Medical Associates International(WMAI) is dedicated to the development of remote and practical medicine around the globe. They train the responders and practitioners needed for medical care in low resource settings, anywhere in the world..

images-1Tree Climbing Japan
Tree Climbing Japan is dedicated to teaching tree friendly, safe tree climbing for recreation, research and rehabilitation.  Programs include, not only tree climbing guide courses but nature appreciation,  relaxation, and environmental education. TCJ also combines tree climbing with forest rejuvenation activities.

ski japan holidays logoSki Japan Holidays
Accommodation service for the Hakuba and Nagano region.


snowbeds travel logoSnowbeds Travel
Ski and snowboard holiday travel packages in Hakuba.


British School in Tokyo
The BST is a well known international school in Tokyo, known for its high academic standards, for the care it takes with each individual student of any ability and for the happy, multicultural environment that they provide for learning and play.

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Tokyo International School
TIS aim to develop habits of inquiry which in turn nurture confidence, positive human characteristics and empower students to be actively engaged in learning.


columbia logo Yokohama International School
Yokohama International School’s mission is to provide the highest-quality, balanced education to internationally minded students in an inquiring and supportive environment.


Nagoya International School url-1
Based in Nagoya, Aichi-ken, their curriculum develops creative and reflective thinking, fosters international mindedness and nurtures self-discovery. They empower their students to think creatively and critically, pursue life-long learning, and contribute positively to the global community.

columbia logoThe American School in Japan
With over one hundred years of history, the ASIJ are among the oldest and most respected international schools in the world.


columbia logo Columbia International School
Columbia International School offers motivated students a safe and healthy learning environment where in small classes each individual student is actively engaged in their learning process.


Roots Cafe

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Evergreen’s own vegetarian “Roots Cafe” serves a range of vegan food, organic coffees and beers, delicious smoothies and natural teas and sweets. Open July-Early September and December-Late March, opposite Evergreen Outdoor Center’s main office.


Backcountry Sponsors & Support
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