2015/2016 Kamifu Avalanche Safety Seminar

It’s that time of season again, the 2015/2016 season Kamifukai Avalanche Safety Seminar dates have been decided, and doors are open to applications!  Please note, however, that this course is only available in Japanese, and we unfortunately cannot accommodate students that cannot communicate with at least somewhat fluent Japanese skills.

Details are as follows:


When: 13:00-18:00, 2015 Dec. 13th.
Where: Kamifurano Fire Department 2nd Floor Meeting Room (Map)
Address: 2-2-46 Omachi, Kamifurano-cho, Sorachi-gun, Hokkaido
Lecturers: Kamifukai Staff
Capacity: 50 persons (Reservation required)
Tuition: 2,000yen (Please pay upon arrival)
*Tuition includes course material.

Application: Fill out the form at the end of this page, or send an email with your details to  Make sure your emailer is setup to receive mail from “”.  If you haven’t received an auto-response within a few minutes of sending the form, chances are it ended up in your Spam folder.

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Hands-On Training

When:9:30-15:00, 2016 Jan. 17th
Where: Old Hakuginso (located in the parking lot of Hakuginso)  (Map)
Trainers: Kamifukai Staff
Capacity: 20 persons (Reservation required)
Tuition: 2,000yen (Pay upon arrival)
*Includes are warm “Tonjiru” Japanese lunch.

Be sure to bring: Avalanche transceiver/beacon, probe, shovel, and snow walking gear (snow shoes preferred, skinned up skis/splitboards would suffice as well) as well as full winter mountain gear to keep you warm for a full day of outdoor activity in extreme cold weather.  If you have any questions over what you may need, send an email to

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