Friends of Evergreen
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.
- Outdoor Operators in Japan
- Outdoor Travel Information
- Outdoor Gear & Suppliers
- Other Friends of Evergreen
I 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!
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.
Avalanche Control Team (ACT)
Hakuba and Northern Alps Area, resort avalanche control, weather stations weather data collection, in the winter daily avalanche hazard bulletins.
K2 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.
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!
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.
Since 1972, Winterstick has been shaping and making wonderfully fun snowboards and split-boards. Try them once you’ll see!
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.
Canyoning 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.
Canadian 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.
International 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.
International 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.
Rescue 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.
Wilderness 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.
Tree 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
Accommodation service for the Hakuba and Nagano region.
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.
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.
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
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.
With over one hundred years of history, the ASIJ are among the oldest and most respected international schools in the world.
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.
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.