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Guides

Advice from the team at Ski Asia. Everything from information on the best ski resorts, to skiing tips, to travel advice.

Top 5 ski resorts in Korea
1 year ago

Top 5 ski resorts in Korea

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Korean ski resorts have enjoyed a surge of popularity in recent years. While Japan still attracts the most attention, Korea’s resorts are a viable alternative, particularly to those looking for …
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5 exciting new skis for 2017
1 year ago

5 exciting new skis for 2017

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With the 2016/17 ski season less than 3 months away, we’ve been on the lookout for ski companies that are bringing something new and exciting to the table in 2017. With …
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5 reasons to ski Japan in winter 2016/17
1 year ago

5 reasons to ski Japan in winter 2016/17

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Winter 2016/17 is shaping up to be a very good season for Japan, particularly if you’re someone who likes their snow deep, dry and light (and we know you are). …
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5 innovative ski products to look out for in 2016/17
2 years ago

5 innovative ski products to look out for in 2016/17

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The ski industry has made some serious headway over the last decade. Equipment is becoming stronger, lighter and faster and we’re seeing ski apparel made to cope with any weather …
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What to wear while skiing
2 years ago

What to wear while skiing

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As a beginner skier, knowing exactly what to wear while skiing can be a challenge – one that can ultimately make or break a day on the mountain. Get it right, …
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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

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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

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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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Rusutsu Insider: Ski Instructor Natalie Lai
2 years ago

Rusutsu Insider: Ski Instructor Natalie Lai

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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

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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

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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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