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Regular updates and news on skiing in Asia.

Freeride World Tour scouts locations for China event
8 months ago

Freeride World Tour scouts locations for China event

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The Freeride World Tour’s future in Asia looks bright, after a series of videos released to their Facebook page revealed that they are currently scouting locations for an event based …
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Asia’s best resorts named in 2016 World Ski Awards
12 months ago

Asia’s best resorts named in 2016 World Ski Awards

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Niseko United (Japan) and YongPyong (South Korea) have extended their reign of dominance at the World Ski Awards, with both taking home the 2016 prize for the best ski resort …
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Beijing, Great Wall, ski slopes: China plans a new high-speed railway
1 year ago

Beijing, Great Wall, ski slopes: China plans a new high-speed railway

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Visitors to the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games will be able to take in one of China’s great cultural attractions en route to its alpine skiing venues. In an announcement earlier this …
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Beijing to make snowsports compulsory in schools
1 year ago

Beijing to make snowsports compulsory in schools

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Skier participation in China is set to soar, with the announcement that Beijing will include ice and snow sports as a compulsory part of the primary and middle school curriculum. Under a …
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Japanese weather bureau announces the arrival of La Niña
1 year ago

Japanese weather bureau announces the arrival of La Niña

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The Japanese weather bureau said on Tuesday that La Niña had arrived, following its August announcement that the weather pattern would be a 70% chance to emerge. The revelation bodes well for Japanese ski resorts, …
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Japanese ski resorts report first snowfalls for 2016/17
1 year ago

Japanese ski resorts report first snowfalls for 2016/17

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It’s that time of year! Ski resort social media managers are taking to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to announce that “winter is coming” as first snowfalls for the year begin to …
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Sahoro unveils major lift and terrain expansion
1 year ago

Sahoro unveils major lift and terrain expansion

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The release of Sahoro’s 2016/17 trail map has revealed a terrain and lift expansion that will give skiers access to an additional five runs and and a new high speed …
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Japan lands its first Freeride World Qualifier event
1 year ago

Japan lands its first Freeride World Qualifier event

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Japan’s status in the global freeride community has been boosted with the announcement that it will host its first ever Freeride World Qualifier (FWQ) event in January 2017. The 4* qualifier …
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Qantas adds daily Melbourne to Tokyo flight
1 year ago

Qantas adds daily Melbourne to Tokyo flight

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Australian snow lovers will be pleased to hear that Qantas have added a daily flight between Melbourne and Tokyo Narita, to be launched on December 16 – just in time for the Japanese …
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Ter Chantavit skis Kiroro
1 year ago

Ter Chantavit skis Kiroro

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Thai actor Ter Chantavit is the latest celebrity to experience Japan’s famous powder snow, taking a beginner lesson at Kiroro Resort while filming there for his most recent release One Day.

The Thai …
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