Where to Buy Ski & Snowboard Gear in Sapporo

Where to Buy Ski & Snowboard Gear in Sapporo

Discover the best places to buy ski and snowboard gear in Sapporo, Hokkaido. Find everything you need for your winter missions.
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Sapporo is the largest city in Hokkaido and usually the first port of call for inbound skiers & boarders on their way to to explore the mountains of the North island. It’s home to flagship stores from international outdoor sports brands, through to local boutique shops. If you are in need of a gear update or just want to check out the latest models, Sapporo has the widest range of gear in Hokkaido. If you can’t find it here you probably won’t find it elsewhere.

Why Buy Your Gear in Sapporo?

Sapporo Snow Sales

The stores in Japan are very timely with their end of season sales which can see discounts range from 30% - 50% off full price. They probably need to shift the stock to make room for surfing, mountain bike gear for the coming Spring season. If you are still around Sapporo, this is the best time for a gear refresh.

Easy to Get Around

Sapporo’s is linked by an efficient train and subway network and the city center has underground passages marking it easy to get around if you don’t have a car.

Lots of Shops

Though there may not be a whole suburb dedicated to sports outlets like Kanda in Tokyo, Hokkaido is the adventure capital of Japan, so there are lots of outdoor shops in Sapporo.

Flagship Stores

The likes of Burton, Salomon, Atomic, Arcteryx and Patagonia are all represented in Sapporo.

Experience Local Ski & Snowboard Culture

The small local shops are the places to get to know the community . They are often run by the local shredders and they have best knowledge and ability to help you get your gear sorted. They may not all speak English, but Google Translate and willingness to communicate will get you through. Some stores even produce their own tees and merch which make awesome souvenirs for your trip.

Our Favourite Ski & Snowboard Shops




Indy snowboard shop conveniently located in the Tanuki koji shopping street. Mojane carries International and local brands with gear selected to work in the mountains of Hokkaido.

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A snowboard lifestyle shop which carry their own range of accessories and original design tees.


Adventure Station Terminal


Adventure Station Terminal

Outdoor outpost in Jozankei by LOV. You can rent out gear and get your board tuned up. On your way to the mountains grab a coffee made with beans roasted on site.

Burton Sapporo Store

Burton Flagship Store

Burton’s 2 storey store in Odori park is located in the Thermometer building so called because it has a giant digital thermometer on it’s side. The store has all you need for your snowboarding adventures.

Mursaki Sports Parco


Murasaki Sports Parco

Murasaki Sports is a board shop which sells snowboard gear during Winter. They have the biggest collection of brands and large selection of gear. It is is located in the Parco departmental store and can be reached via the underground. Tuning services are also available.

Crass Skate and Snowboard



Snowboard and skate store with an indoor skate and trampoline park. They also do rentals and kids lessons at Teine resort.

Acoustic Rock Surf Snow


Fullmarks Sapporo

Outdoor lifestyle store carrying apparel and gear for skiing, snowboarding and hiking by European brands.

Acoustic Rock


Acoustic Rock

Alternative surfing snowboarding lifestyle shop. They carry Gentemstick snowboards and Falling Leaf snowsurf boards. Good place to shop for Japanese fashion.


Hope you find what you are after and don't forget to bring your passport along to get a tax refund on your purchases.

Check out the complete list of Sapporo Ski & Snowboard shops.


vinceFebruary 4 24
If you are after some snowboard gear in Sapporo be…

If you are after some snowboard gear in Sapporo be sure to check out Mojane an Indy snowboard shop at 2F location in Tanuki Koji. They carry some 👌 gear both International and local, and the owner was really helpful with advice. Picked up a nice Home Mountain board bag from there when they didnt have the right one at Burton.

vinceJanuary 20 24
Murasaki sports in the Parco shopping centre in Sa…

Murasaki sports in the Parco shopping centre in Sapporo city has every thing a snowboarder could want. Large range of boards, bindings, boots, gear and apparel. Some good discounts in the outlet section. They even have a tuning station.

Murasaki Sports Parco

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