Evergreen Outdoor Center's Guides & Staff

Our dedicated staff of enthusiastic, professional guides love the outdoors and showing the best that Hakuba has to offer. All staff are trained in their field of expertise and all are certified in First Aid & CPR. Contact us, we come from all over the world, and we are excited to be here and to guide you in the finest mountains of Japan, Hakuba's Northern Japan Alps.

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dave enright Dave Enright - Canada

Owner / Director of Evergreen Outdoor Center, Chief Guide, husband & father, outdoorsman & environmental enthusiast.

16 years guiding experience. Canadian Avalanche Association (CAA) Level II, CAA Instructor, Canadian Ski Guide Association Level 1, CASI Snowboard Instructor Level 2, NZSIA Ski Instructor Level 1, Canadian Association of Nordic Ski Instructors Level I,\ Avalanche Control Team Avalanche Forecaster, Nine years Ski Patrolling & Twelve years Back-country ski guiding in Canada and Japan, Outdoor Emergency Care Technician, Canadian Heart Foundation - CPR First Responder, Wilderness First Aid Japanese First Responder, Advanced Explorer First Aid & CPR (certified by Wilderness Alert Japan), British Columbia Mountaineering Club Rope Rescue, Capalano College Outdoor Recreation Management, Recreational Canoe Association of B.C. Canoe Instructor, Flatwater Instructor, New Zealand Rafting Association (NZRA) Advanced River Rescue, Swiftwater Rescue Technician Level 1, Commission Internationale de Canyoning Guide Module II.

"We should try not to be complacent with the lives we are given and the jobs that we do and if we find ourselves becoming such then it is a time for a change."
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Evergreen Owner / Adviser, massage therapist and busy mother of two.

"We look forward to meeting you in Hakuba." james James Robb - Canada

Evergreen General Manager / Senior Guide often seen wandering Hakuba's streets at night with a turntable under each arm.

10 years guiding experience, Canadian Avalanche Association: Level 1, Canadian Ski Guide Association: Level 1, Canadian School of Mountaineering Rock and Alpine Courses, CSIA Ski Instructor Level 2, CASI Snowboard Instructor Level 2, Advanced Explorer First Aid & CPR (certified by Wilderness Alert Japan), B.A. in Physical Education and Kinesiology, Commission Internationale de Canyoning (CIC) Guide Module II, IMIC Mountain Bike Instructor, Swiftwater Rescue Technician Level 1, NZRA Advanced River Rescue, Interpretive Guides Association Professional Level, PADI Open Water Diver.

"Boo-yah-kah-sha." mitsu Mitsu Kaeriyama - Japan

After coming to Hakuba for years snowboarding, a canyoning tour showed him a new way of living in Hakuba full-time and he moved up here for good. Senior Guide often seen hovering somewhere high above a stash of powder.

Commission Internationale de Canyoning Guide Module II, Explorer First Aid & CPR (certified by Wilderness Alert Japan), JAN Avalanche Skills Level I, Basic Lakewater Paddler, Junior High & High School Physical Education Teaching Certificate, 10 years snowboard experience - sponsored by C*LOVER surf & sports, PLAY design and Scooter.

"I love anything where I'm riding sideways." TROY Troy Churchill - Australia

Evergreen International Ski School Office Manager and Guide

Commission Internationale de Canyoning Guide Module II, Advanced First Aid & CPR (certified by Wilderness Alert Japan), Rescue 3 International Swift Water Rescue Technician, EOC Mountain Bike Guide, Kayak Guide, Canoe Guide and Raft Guide.

"Hakuba is truly beautiful all year-round! Four very distinct seasons with plenty of exciting activities to do. I hope to see you here!" TAKA Taka Matsuzawa - Japan

Evergreen's Backcountry Office Manager.

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"I love snow." SCOTT Scott Sanderson - Australia

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"I love snow." chris green Chris Green - England

Originally from the North of England - Rotherham - but realised he was born in the wrong country at an early age. After 10 years instructing skiing and snowboarding in Mont Tremblant, Quebec, he began his new career as Evergreen Outdoor Center's Snowsports Director in 2011 and never looked back.

CASI Snowboard Instructor Level 3, CASI Evaluator Level 2, CSIA Ski Instructor Level 1, CAA Avalanche Skills Training Level 2, PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor, PADI First Aid.

"Up the Millers." emilie fanning Emilie Fanning - Canada

Growing up in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada Emilie has always been drawn to the mountains. From her early beginnings coaching figure skating, to ski instructing, snowboard instructing and now an evaluator for the Canadian Association of Snowboard Instructors her 15 years of teaching experience naturally lead towards her current position as Evergreen Outdoor Center's Snowsports Manager.

CASI Snowboard Instructor Level 3, CASI Snowboard Evaluator Level 1, CSIA Ski Instructor Level 1, CAA Avalanche Skills Training Level 1, WFA Outdoor Emergency First Aid, NCCP Canada Figure Skating Coach Level 1.

"Find me carving groomers." JOSH M Josh Murphy - England

Evergreen's Yeti Club Manager.

BASI Level 3 Ski Instructor, BASI Level 2 Adaptive Ski Coach, BASI Level 1 Ski Race Coach, NZSIA Level 2 Ski Instructor, Level 3 Moutnin Safety, First Aid.

"Ride more." sage Sage Enright - Canada/Japan

Freestyle skier, budding MTB rider, toy tester & snowball production manager.

"I go hard too."



dave enright Dave Enright - Canada

Owner / Director of Evergreen Outdoor Center, Chief Guide, husband & father, outdoorsman & environmental enthusiast.

16 years guiding experience. Canadian Avalanche Association (CAA) Level II, CAA Instructor, Canadian Ski Guide Association Level 1, CASI Snowboard Instructor Level 2, NZSIA Ski Instructor Level 1, Canadian Association of Nordic Ski Instructors Level I,\ Avalanche Control Team Avalanche Forecaster, Nine years Ski Patrolling & Twelve years Back-country ski guiding in Canada and Japan, Outdoor Emergency Care Technician, Canadian Heart Foundation - CPR First Responder, Wilderness First Aid Japanese First Responder, Advanced Explorer First Aid & CPR (certified by Wilderness Alert Japan), British Columbia Mountaineering Club Rope Rescue, Capalano College Outdoor Recreation Management, Recreational Canoe Association of B.C. Canoe Instructor, Flatwater Instructor, New Zealand Rafting Association (NZRA) Advanced River Rescue, Swiftwater Rescue Technician Level 1, Commission Internationale de Canyoning Guide Module II.

"We should try not to be complacent with the lives we are given and the jobs that we do and if we find ourselves becoming such then it is a time for a change."
››Interview with Dave Enright BILL Bill Glude - Alaska

Southeast Alaska Avalanche Center director Bill Glude has been studying snow seriously for over 30 years. His avalanche study began with practical, academic, and field studies under avalanche pioneer Ed LaChapelle at the University of Washington in the late sixties. He has been teaching avalanche courses since 1978, including fulltime teaching for the Alaska Avalanche School and the Alaska Mountain Safety Center through the 1980s. With Southeast Alaska Avalanche Center, he has taught over 4,000 students throughout Southeast Alaska and beyond since 1995. He has initiated a number of research projects with his students. He keeps a sharp edge on his skills with consulting projects involving avalanche forecasting, training, and hazard evaluation..

American Avalanche Association Instructor, International Kite Organization Level 1 Instructor.

"I love snow." james James Robb - Canada

Evergreen General Manager / Senior Guide often seen wandering Hakuba's streets at night with a turntable under each arm.

10 years guiding experience, Canadian Avalanche Association: Level 1, Canadian Ski Guide Association: Level 1, Canadian School of Mountaineering Rock and Alpine Courses, CSIA Ski Instructor Level 2, CASI Snowboard Instructor Level 2, Advanced Explorer First Aid & CPR (certified by Wilderness Alert Japan), B.A. in Physical Education and Kinesiology, Commission Internationale de Canyoning (CIC) Guide Module II, IMIC Mountain Bike Instructor, Swiftwater Rescue Technician Level 1, NZRA Advanced River Rescue, Interpretive Guides Association Professional Level, PADI Open Water Diver.

"Boo-yah-kah-sha." mitsu Mitsu Kaeriyama - Japan

After coming to Hakuba for years snowboarding, a canyoning tour showed him a new way of living in Hakuba full-time and he moved up here for good. Senior Guide often seen hovering somewhere high above a stash of powder.

Commission Internationale de Canyoning Guide Module II, Explorer First Aid & CPR (certified by Wilderness Alert Japan), JAN Avalanche Skills Level I, Basic Lakewater Paddler, Junior High & High School Physical Education Teaching Certificate, 10 years snowboard experience - sponsored by C*LOVER surf & sports, PLAY design and Scooter.

"I love anything where I'm riding sideways." Jaja Antoine 'Jaja' Galode - France

Canyon Guide / Crepe Manager.

Certs. CIC Canyon Guide Module 2

"I love crepes!" CLEMENT Clement Drevet - France

Snow Shoe Guide / Nordic Instructor / Lodge Manager / Shuttle Driver.

BEES Mountain Leader, BEES Cross-country Instructor, BEES Telemark Instructor, CASI Snowboard Instructor Level 1

"I love snow." HANS Hans ChrGulsvik - France

Snow Shoe Guide / Nordic Instructor / Lodge Manager / Shuttle Driver.

BEES Mountain Leader, BEES Cross-country Instructor, BEES Telemark Instructor, CASI Snowboard Instructor Level 1

"I love snow." ROBBIE Robbie Chmelyk - Canada

Snow Shoe Guide / Nordic Instructor / Lodge Manager / Shuttle Driver.

BEES Mountain Leader, BEES Cross-country Instructor, BEES Telemark Instructor, CASI Snowboard Instructor Level 1

"I love snow."
ADAM Adam Harrington - England

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CASI Level 2 Snowboard Instructor, BASI Level 2 Snowboard Instructor, CAA AST Level 1 Avalanche Safety, Activity Outdoor First Aid.

"Ride more." ALEX Alex Thornton - Bermuda/New Zealand

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NZIS Level 2 snowboarding instructor, First Aid.

"Ride more." ANDERSON Anderson Goss - Canada

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CSIA Level 3 Ski Instructor, First Aid.

"Ride more." ANDREW Andrew Beattie - England

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NZSIA Level 2 Ski Instructor, First Aid.

"Ride more." ANDREW D Andrew Dover - England

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NZSIA Level 1 Ski Instructor, First Aid.

"I love guitar." CHRIS Chris Rouse - England

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CASI Level 2 Ski Instructor, First Aid.

"Ride more." CHRIS S Chris Swift - England

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CASI Level 2 Snowboarding Instructor, CSIA Level 1 Ski Instructor, CAA AST Level 1 Avalanche Safety, Activity Outdoor First Aid.

"Ride more." CLEMENT Clement Drevet - France

Snow Shoe Guide / Nordic Instructor / Lodge Manager / Shuttle Driver.

CASI Level 2 Snowboard Instructor, BEES Mountain Leader, BEES Cross-country Instructor, BEES Telemark Instructor

"I love snow." DANIEL Daniel Grant - Australia

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APSI Level 2 Ski Instructor, CPR Apply First Aid.

"Great skier quote insert here...." DANIEL Daniel Wilson - England

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BASI Level 2 Ski Instructor, BASI Level 1 Snowboard Instructor, First Aid.

"Ride more." GEORGE George Long-Howell - England

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CASI Level 2 Snowboard Instructor, First Aid.

"Ride more." HARRISON Harrison Butterfield - Australia

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CASI Level 1 Snowboard Instructor, First Aid.

"Ride more." HARVEY Harvey Vaknin - England

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CSIA Level 2 Ski Instructor, First Aid.

"Ride more." JACOB Jacob Ivatts - England

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CSIA Level 2 Ski Instructor, First Aid.

"Ride more." JOSH Josh Davies - Wales

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CSIA Level 2 Ski Instructor, First Aid.

"Ride more." JOSH M Joshua Murphy - England

Evergreen's Yeti Club Manager.

BASI Level 3 Ski Instructor, BASI Level 2 Adaptive Ski Coach, BASI Level 1 Race Coach, NZSIA Level 2 Ski Instructor, Level 3 Mountain Safety, First Aid.

"Ride more." JOSH Josh Terry - England

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CSIA Level 2 Ski Instructor, First Aid.

"Ride more." LOUIS Louis Charnaud - England

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BASI Level 2 Ski Instructor, First Aid.

"Ride more." LUKE D Luke Dobney - England

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BASI Level 2 Ski Instructor, First Aid.

"Ride more." LUKE S Luke Smith - England

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BASI Level 2 Snowboard Instructor, CAA AST Level 1 Avalanche Safety, Activity Outdoor First Aid.

"Ride more." MEL Melanie McCoy - Tasmania

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CASI Level 1 Snowboard Instructor, First Aid.

"I love snow." MORGAN Morgan Sands - England

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NZSIA Level 1 Ski Instructor, First Aid.

"Ride more." nadine robb Nadine Robb - England

4 years shredding Japan`s powder got her technique locked, helped by previous seasons in Canada, Austria and England`s dry slopes. She spends her summers guiding kayak, canoeing and MTB and will usually be found at the lake as a summer camp leader.

CSIA Level 2 Ski Instructor, CASI Level 1 Snowboard Instructor, Avalanche Skills Training level 1 & 2, Advanced Wilderness First Aid & CPR (certified by Wilderness Alert Japan)

"Do sea turtles have to come up to breathe?" NEAL Neal Martin - Australia

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APSI Level 3 Ski Instructor, First Aid.

"I love snow." OLIVER Oliver Bolton-Fisher - England

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NZSIA Level 1 Ski Instructor, First Aid.

"Ride more." PAT Patrick Elliff - England

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CASI Level 2 Snowboard Instructor, First Aid.

"Ride more." QUENTIN Quentin Jarc - France

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CASI Level 3 Snowboard Instructor, CSIA Level 1 Ski Instructor, First Aid.

"I love snow." SEAN Sean Horne - England/Japan

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BASI Level 2 Ski Instructor, First Aid.

"Go big or go home!" SHANE Shane Guest - Australia

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APSI Level 2 Ski Instructor, CPR Apply First Aid.

"Powder is my life." TOM Tom Wells - England

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BASI Level 1 Ski Instructor, First Aid.

"I love snow." WILLIAM William Mansfield - Australia

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NZSIA Level 1 Ski Instructor, First Aid.

"I love snow." WILL William Siggers - Australia

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BASI Level 2 Ski Instructor, First Aid.

"I love snow."
CHARLENE Charlene Mangel - France

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"I love snow." HITOMI Hitomi Okada - Japan

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"I love snow." KENJI Kenji Kato - Japan

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"I love snow." MITSUE Mitsue Uchino - Japan

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"I love snow." TESS Tess Kenny - Australia

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"I love snow." TROY Troy Churchill - Australia

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"I love snow." YUKIE Yukie Sawada - Japan

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"I love snow."
MIKE Mike Jarret - New Zealand

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"I love snow." BEN G Ben Groves - Australia

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"I love snow." JACK Jack Carter - Australia

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"I love snow." NATSUKI Natsuki Nakamura - Japan

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"I love snow." PETER Peter Scherrer - Australia

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"I love snow."
MEL Melanie McCoy - Tasmania

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CASI Level 1 Snowboard Instructor.

"I love snow." TEGAN Tegan Beveridge - Australia

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"I love snow."