Welcome to the #1 mountain in Japan for POWDER SNOW!

What people are saying about Simon's Powder Tours:




My day with you was more than I'd hoped for. Your knowledge of Aomori, Misawa and the surrounding area was so informative. As a tourist from the states visiting Japan I was not too enthusiastic about the trip. I was looking forward to seeing my new granddaughter and grandson. When my daughter Sarah suggested calling you to guide me around the area I was a little skeptical. Needless to say I enjoyed my experience tremendously. Knowing the language, where the nice restaurants were and your outdoor experiences just added a nice touch to the day. I would recommend anyone visiting Northern Japan or visiting people in the military there to take a day and spend it with you as their guide. My trip was to Japan was completed with my time with you.

Mike Shaddick,
Scottsbluff, Nebraska, 8/2010


Mike, Sarah Cross's dad, getting the "zen" experience at the big Buddah's giant temple bell in Aomori during our one day sight-seeing tour.


Simon's Tours, in conjunction with the Chapel's SAM group went hiking up to the craters of Hakkoda on Saturday, 6/12.
Here are comments from some of the participants:

"By far one of the coolest things I have ever done in my life! The views were amazing and you were an awesome guide!"--Alex

"Today's experience was awesome. It was a blessing to have the opportunity to hike and see God's beautiful creations. It was really cool to experience the Japanese culture by going to the onsen (hot springs). Simon's enthusiasm and knowledge was wonderful and he really knows his stuff!"--Taylor


Here we are getting pumped up on our way up to the mountains.

"Amazing! I paid for a hiking trip, but instead I got an adventure. The mountains were breath-taking!"--James

"Today was our first adventure in Japan. Simon's knowledge of the trails, customs, & history added so much to the tour. I had a blast!"--Johnathan

"Excellent trip! I highly recommend this tour to anyone & everyone. Totally worth it!"--Jeff

"The trip was amazing. I signed up for a hike & received a first class experience. Unbelievable views!"--Sergio


No telling who you will meet at the top of the world! Making friends with a kindergarten class at the crater of Mt. Ido 1,550m.

"The trip as a whole was amazing. It was more of a journey, both spiritually & physically. We were taken care of, mind, body & soul!"--Jeremy

My climbing experience was incredible! I never thought I would ever climb a mountain and now I am hooked! I was in awe and speechless with the sights I saw!"--Diana, 6/2010







     

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