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Regular updates and news on skiing in Asia.

Two of China’s largest ski resorts form lift ticket partnership
4 days ago

Two of China’s largest ski resorts form lift ticket partnership

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The newly-named Wanlong Paradise Resort and Genting Resort Secret Garden – two large neighbouring resorts in China’s Chongli district – have announced a partnership in the leadup the 2018/19 season.
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Vail Resorts plans to buy Japanese resort in a bid to lure Aussies, Chinese
4 days ago

Vail Resorts plans to buy Japanese resort in a bid to lure Aussies, Chinese

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Vail Resorts CEO Robert Katz has spoken of his intention to add a Japanese ski resort to Vail’s burgeoning portfolio in a bid to attract travellers from Australia, China, India …
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World’s largest indoor ski resort to be built in Shanghai
3 weeks ago

World’s largest indoor ski resort to be built in Shanghai

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Singapore-listed firm KOP has announced plans for the development of a $360 million ski resort in Shanghai’s Pudong district. The 227,000 sqm facility will be the largest in the world and …
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New “powder area” to open in Hakuba’s Happo-One resort
4 weeks ago

New “powder area” to open in Hakuba’s Happo-One resort

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News that Hakuba’s Happo-one resort will be opening a new “powder area” for the 2018/19 season is being met with excitement by fans of the resort.

The area known as …
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Winter arrives in Hokkaido … in August
1 month ago

Winter arrives in Hokkaido … in August

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Photos are beginning to circle the internet showing snow on the Kurodake ropeway. This is nothing unusual about snow in Kurodake; the mountain typically gets 15 metres of snow a …
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Furano operator lands new backcountry area for 2018/19
1 month ago

Furano operator lands new backcountry area for 2018/19

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Alpine Backcountry Guides, one of the longest running international ski tour operators in Japan, has purchased a block of land that will give it exclusive access to a range near …
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Niseko joins The Mountain Collective in 2018/19 as a full member
1 month ago

Niseko joins The Mountain Collective in 2018/19 as a full member

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2018/19 Mountain Collective passholders will be able to enjoy two free days of skiing at any of the four Niseko United resorts as well as to 50% off lift passes for …
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China’s plan to transform Shaolin Monks into Winter Olympic superstars
2 months ago

China’s plan to transform Shaolin Monks into Winter Olympic superstars

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China’s next Winter Olympic gold medallist could very well be a Shaolin Monk. In a bid to improve on a disappointing 9-medal tally in PyeongChang, Chinese sports chiefs have been …
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Japan’s largest ski resort joins the Epic Pass
7 months ago

Japan’s largest ski resort joins the Epic Pass

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Hakuba Valley has become the latest addition to the Epic Pass for 2018/19, bringing the Epic tally to 55 mountains resorts spanning eight countries. Holders of the Epic Pass, the …
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1 week in, 6 talking points from PyeongChang 2018
7 months ago

1 week in, 6 talking points from PyeongChang 2018

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It has been an eventful opening week in PyeongChang, with a number of stories taking shape that may well go down in Olympic folklore. We’ve picked six of the major …
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