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Kiroro partners with Colorado resort
11 months ago

Kiroro partners with Colorado resort

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Kiroro has just announced its newest global partner, Sunlight Mountain Ski Resort in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Season pass holders are now entitled to three full days’ skiing at Sunlight (and …
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Tomamu Bound
11 months ago

Tomamu Bound

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Jeremy Pancras is a French freestyle skier and former Olympian. In 2014, he competed at Sochi in the men’s slopestyle. More recently, Pancras has shifted his focus away from competition—something …
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Eco-hotel opens at Thaiwoo
11 months ago

Eco-hotel opens at Thaiwoo

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Element Hotels, a brand extension of Marriott International, has made its first foray into the Chinese ski industry. The company has opened a new hotel at Zhangjiakou’s Thaiwoo Ski Resort. …
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Madarao
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11 months ago

Madarao

Madarao Mountain Ski Resort is one of Japan’s hidden gems. The resort is located in northeastern Nagano, on Japan’s main island. It sits between Myoko Kogen and Nozawa Onsen – …
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8 Asian ski destinations for serious adventurers
11 months ago

8 Asian ski destinations for serious adventurers

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Japan is Asia’s undisputed home of snow sports. Skiers have been tearing up Hokkaido’s powder fields for decades. More recently, both China and Korea have emerged as viable ski destinations. …
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Polish skier to take on K2
11 months ago

Polish skier to take on K2

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Polish skier and mountaineer Andrzej Bargiel is set to take on K2 in coming days. He is looking to make the first complete ski descent from summit to snowline.

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North Korea building a third ski resort
12 months ago

North Korea building a third ski resort

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Construction has begun on North Korea’s third ski area. The soon-to-be Kanggye ski resort is located in Kanggye City, Chagang Province, less than 50 km from the Chinese border. Chagang …
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Skiing meets gaming in South Korea
12 months ago

Skiing meets gaming in South Korea

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South Korea is a country obsessed with video games. This is evident in the number of PC bangs (internet cafes) found throughout Seoul and other major cities. In 2011, the …
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Skiing Mount Fuji
12 months ago

Skiing Mount Fuji

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Over 300,000 hikers shuffle up Mount Fuji every year. The volcano, famous for its perfectly symmetrical cone, is one of Japan’s most recognisable landmarks. Little known is that Mount Fuji …
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North Korea a chance to host Olympic ski events
1 year ago

North Korea a chance to host Olympic ski events

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South Korea has announced its intent to share Olympic responsibilities with North Korea. Do Jong-hwan, South Korea’s sports minister, will raise the idea with Jang Woong, North Korea’s delegate to …
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