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Regular updates and news on skiing in Asia.

Kiroro partners with Colorado resort
1 year 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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Eco-hotel opens at Thaiwoo
1 year 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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Polish skier to take on K2
1 year 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
1 year 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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Niseko confirms new chairlift for 2017/18 season
1 year ago

Niseko confirms new chairlift for 2017/18 season

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Niseko Annupuri International Ski Area – one of the four resorts that form Niseko United – has confirmed the addition of a new quad chairlift for the 2017/18 ski season. The Dream Quad Lift …
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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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Australian skiers to benefit from Japan Airlines’ new route
1 year ago

Australian skiers to benefit from Japan Airlines’ new route

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Big news for Australian skiers. Come September, Japan Airlines (JAL) will offer direct flights from Melbourne to Narita (Tokyo), Japan. Currently, Qantas is the only carrier to offer this route, …
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Abandoned Japanese ski resort to reopen in December 2017
1 year ago

Abandoned Japanese ski resort to reopen in December 2017

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After more than 11 years in a state of abandonment, Lotte Arai Resort – formally known as Arai Mountain Resort and Spa – will reopen to the public in December, 2017.


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Seoul to the ski slopes in 69 minutes
1 year ago

Seoul to the ski slopes in 69 minutes

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Transport for next year’s Winter Olympics just got a whole lot easier. Olympic organisers have announced the completion of a $3.7 billion KTX train line connecting Seoul with Pyeongchang. The …
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Freeride World Tour scouts locations for China event
1 year 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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