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Regular updates and news on skiing in Asia.

Japanese ski resorts report first snowfalls for 2016/17
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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.

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Why La Niña is great news for Japanese ski resorts
2 years ago

Why La Niña is great news for Japanese ski resorts

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Some great news for Japanese snow lovers, along with a healthy dose of reality thrown in for good measure. First, the good news. There is a 70% chance that a La Niña …
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Hakuba resorts unite to become Japan’s largest ski area
2 years ago

Hakuba resorts unite to become Japan’s largest ski area

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A major lift ticketing system overhaul will see Hakuba Valley become Japan’s biggest ski area in winter 2016/17. In an arrangement similar to the one that unites Niseko United‘s four resorts, visitors …
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Kiroro joins the Powder Alliance
2 years ago

Kiroro joins the Powder Alliance

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Any Powder Alliance without one of Japan’s snow-spoilt ski resorts would hardly be fit for the name. The inclusion of Kiroro Ski Resort in an otherwise all-North American lineup means …
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Club Med Beidahu to open for winter 2016/17
2 years ago

Club Med Beidahu to open for winter 2016/17

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Club Med Beidahu is set to become Club Med‘s second ski hotel in China when it opens in December this year. The all-inclusive resort will feature fitness room, spa and Jacuzzi, as well as the …
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Is this pocket-sized ski instructor the next big thing in ski tech?
2 years ago

Is this pocket-sized ski instructor the next big thing in ski tech?

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Shenzhen is hardly the centre of the global ski community, but that hasn’t stopped a team at the prestigious Shenzhen-based hardware accelerator, HAX, from launching and successfully funding one of …
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