Guide at a Glance
Hokkaido, Hokkaido, Japan
Elliot James is the Head Guide at Black Diamond Tours based out of Hokkaido, Japan. Originally from Dunedin, NZ he started his snow career working as a patroller before heading to India where he spent 3 winters heli ski guiding in the Himalayas. Elliot prides himself on finding the best snow Hokkaido’s backcountry has to offer. Elliot also has a focus on avalanche forecasting and holds all of the necessary certificates to provide his guests with safety during their ski adventure.