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Chikako Iida Profile


ChikakoIida Profile

Chikako Iida Profile


Born in Ota-ku, Tokyo / Lives in Yuzawa-machi, Minami-Uonuma-gun, Niigata Prefecture.

Professional snowboarder / mountaineering guide / gardener

Started skiing at the age of three. Since his late teens, he has been skiing in snowy mountains in New Zealand, North America, Europe and other countries. Lifework is to travel the snowy mountains and the sea around the world.

Qualification  JSBA Official Professional Snowboarder / Japan Mountain Guide Association Official Mountaineering Guide Stage II + Ski Guide I / 

Niigata Prefecture Natural Environment Conservator (2014 ~) / Japan Avalanche Network Avalanche Operation Level 1 /  Graduated from Nihon University College of Bioresource Sciences, Department of Plant Resources Science

Belongs  Japan Mountain Guide Association / NIAJ / PSA-ASIA / Japan Avalanche Network / Yuzawa Chamber of Commerce / Yuzawa Town Mountain Disaster Relief Team / Fujiyoshida City Guide Association Mt. Fuji Guide 8th Station Taishikan (2010-2014)


2020  Chikka's mountain lodge opens in Echigo-Nakazato. Yuzawa Town Environmental Basic Council Member

2014  Started activities of Niigata Prefecture Natural Environment Conservation Officer (in charge of Joshinetsu National Park Tanigawa Mountain Range Yuzawa Area)

2011  Established office ticker 
2008  Selected as a representative of Japan for snowboarding. Retired in the same year. Moved activity base from Tokyo to Niigata

2002 2002  Graduated from Nihon University College of Bioresource Sciences Department of Plant Resources Science Major is Landscape Design
1999  Started sponsorship contract with snowboard maker

1998  Snowboarding overseas expedition started

1997 Start snowboarding

1980 3 years old Start skiing

Tournament history
2008  Convened by Snowboard Cross Japan National Team
2007   FIS North American Cup (USA) SX 11th place

2000  JSBA All Japan Student Championship SX Winner

1999  Methven Big Air (NZ) SJ Champion Other Champions / Prizes

Click here for the main guide achievements and travel records

Sponsor & Partner.


A sponsor company that supports Chikka's snowboarding and mountain activities. Reliable, high-quality gear is essential for mountain activities. Mountain Gear continues to fly around the mountains today with a part of himself and his dear companion.

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