Boot Solutions Japan

The Custom Bootfitting Specialists.

Boot Solutions in Niseko and Hakuba Japan is a specialist custom ski boot and snowboard boot fitting operation.

Boot Solutions is owned and operated by experienced Foot & Ankle Surgeon Dr Ned Buckley. Through a unique combination of medical, biomechanical and technical knowledge, Ned and his team of qualified bootfitters are able to offer clients an unrivalled boot fitting experience.

We offer an extensive range of ski and snowboard boots, with over 120 different models from 11 leading brands. We also have a fantastic selection of quality European winter footwear.

Our new store at Hilton Niseko Village (opening December 2018) will also be offering premium ski and snowboard rentals and retail.

Niseko Hirafu

Boot Solutions now has two stores in Hirafu. Our flagship store in Nozomi Views and a new satellite store inside the brand new Rhythm Base store in Upper Hirafu (near the gondola).

Nozomi Views, Hirafu
Ground Floor
191-36 Aza Yamada, Kutchan-cho
Abuta-gun, Hokkaido, 044-0081 Japan

PH: +81 (0) 136-55-5695

Opening and Closing Dates

Summer season
Opening dates: 1 July - 30 September 2019
Opening times: Open 11am - 7pm daily (closed Wednesday, Thursday)

Winter Season
Opening dates: 16 November 2019 -  31st March 2020
Opening times: 8am - 10pm daily (please note we close at 7pm prior to the 9th December and after 18th March).


Rhythm Base (Inside), Upper Hirafu
184-1 Aza Yamada, Kutchan-cho,
Abuta-gun, Hokkaido 044-0081

Opening and Closing Dates:

Winter Season
Opening dates: 1 December 2019 -  31st March 2020
Opening times: 8am - 10 pm daily (please note we close at 7pm prior to the 9th December and after 18th March).


Niseko Village

Inside Village Sports
The Village Shopping precinct (next to Hilton Hotel),
Niseko-cho, Abuta-gun
Hokkaido 048-1521

PH: +81 (0)90-7644-8419

Opening Times
8am - 9pm 

Opening and Closing Dates
1 December 2019 -  31st March 2020



Rhythm Snowsports
Wadano Visitors Centre
4683-2 Wadano, Hakuba-mura, Kitaazumi-gun
Nagano 3999-9301 Japan

PH: +81 (0)80-8629-2589

Opening Times
8am-6pm (prior to 15th Dec)
8am - 8pm (after 15th Dec)

Opening and Closing Dates
1st December 2019 - 31st March 2020

If you have a query, you can either email us at or fill out the form below. 

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 Niseko Hirafu: +81 (0)136 55 5695          Niseko Village: +81 (0) 90 7644 8419        Hakuba:  +81 (0)80 8629-2589