Our Team

Chris Bonadies Director

Chris Bonadies is an intrepid skier and explorer, a former Aspen Skiing Company ski instructor of 17 years and a retired teacher of Social Studies, Business, and Economics at Aspen High School. He has been organizing and leading adventure trips for 20 years to places such as the Alps, Romania, sailing in the Channel Islands,  bike tours in Europe, safaris in Namibia, Tanzania, Botswana, Kenya, and South Africa as well as working with Teachers Across Borders in Cambodia and tutoring students in Khayelitsha township in Cape Town. He makes his home in Aspen, Colorado with his wife Jody and has two grown children. Chris is excited to introduce his clients to the culture and history of Japan and to help them experience the awesome mountains of Hokkaido.

Niseko Black

Niseko Black is a local guide company in Niseko who will be guiding our guests around Niseko and beyond. They are avalanche and mountain safety certified professionals who will ensure that we find the best snow, follow safe practices, and get the most out of our Hokkaido skiing experience.