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Find ski resorts in Hokkaido with this interactive map
2 years ago

Find ski resorts in Hokkaido with this interactive map

By  •  Guides

With hundreds of resorts spread across Hokkaido, planning a ski holiday can be a confronting task. Engineering blogger James Ramsden faced this very dilemma back in January last year, inspiring him to create an …
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Asia’s top 5 ski resorts
2 years ago

Asia’s top 5 ski resorts

By  •  Guides

Traditionally, North American and European ski resorts have attracted more international attention than their Asian counterparts. Over the last few years much of that attention has turned to Japan’s world-class …
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Niseko United
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2 years ago

Niseko United

By  •  Japan, Ski Resorts

The ski area that is commonly referred to as “Niseko” actually comprises four ski resorts – Grand Hirafu, Hanazono, Niseko Village and Annupuri – which combine to form Niseko United. Niseko United resorts …
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Rusutsu Insider: Ski Instructor Natalie Lai
2 years ago

Rusutsu Insider: Ski Instructor Natalie Lai

By  •  People, Guides

Rusutsu ski instructor Natalie Lai logged hours on Hong Kong’s most popular indoor ski slope before taking work at a resort in mainland China and, later, Japan. She is now a …
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Nozawa Onsen Insider: Snowboard Instructor JT Chau
2 years ago

Nozawa Onsen Insider: Snowboard Instructor JT Chau

By  •  People, Guides

Snowboard instructor JT Chau’s resume reads a little differently from many of his fellow snow industry workers. Since taking a break from his job as an exercise physiologist in 2011, he’s …
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5 secrets to skiing Japanese powder like a pro
2 years ago

5 secrets to skiing Japanese powder like a pro

By  •  Guides

Each year, tourists head in droves to resorts like Niseko, Rusutsu, Hakuba and Kiroro, lured by the promise of waist-deep Japanese powder and inspired by the many thousands of photos and …
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“Best Powder” segment of 2015
2 years ago

“Best Powder” segment of 2015

By  •  Videos

The full Japan segment from Legs of Steel‘s Passenger, which picked up the award for “Best Powder” at this year’s Powder Awards. It follows freeskiers Paddy Graham, Sven Kueenle and Fraser …
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The best time to go skiing in Niseko, Japan
2 years ago

The best time to go skiing in Niseko, Japan

By  •  Guides

Choosing the right time to go skiing in Niseko is one of the biggest considerations for anyone planning a trip. Niseko’s reputation as a haven for powder lovers is well-known, but …
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The best GoPro edit you’ll watch this year
2 years ago

The best GoPro edit you’ll watch this year

By  •  Videos

GoPro athletes athletes John Jackson and Chris Benchetler have starred in one of the best GoPro edits you’re likely to see all year. The snowboarder/skier duo teamed up over the 2014/15 winter season, …
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You can apply for the “world’s coolest job”
2 years ago

You can apply for the “world’s coolest job”

By  •  News

Stuck in a career rut? Sick of the daily grind and the sight of an office cubicle? Wishing you could live out your dream of skiing powder every day in a …
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