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Niseko dethroned as Japan’s best ski resort at 2017 World Ski Awards
7 hours ago

Niseko dethroned as Japan’s best ski resort at 2017 World Ski Awards

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Hokkaido’s Rusutsu Resort has been crowned Japan’s best ski resort at the 2017 World Ski Awards, toppling four-time winner Niseko United. It’s the first time in the awards’ five year …
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Nuclear tests force closure of China’s sole cat-skiing operation
1 month ago

Nuclear tests force closure of China’s sole cat-skiing operation

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Underground nuclear tests conducted by North Korea have triggered landslides across the Chinese border, prompting authorities to close off large sections of Changbaishan National Nature Reserve.

The announcement spells bad …
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Family-friendly ski resorts in Asia
2 months ago

Family-friendly ski resorts in Asia

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Planning a winter family holiday with young children is a daunting task, and the thought of having to deal with their tantrums during a blizzard can cause nightmares for parents. …
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Eco-hotel opens at Thaiwoo
4 months 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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8 Asian ski destinations for serious adventurers
4 months ago

8 Asian ski destinations for serious adventurers

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Japan is Asia’s undisputed home of snow sports. Skiers have been tearing up Hokkaido’s powder fields for decades. More recently, both China and Korea have emerged as viable ski destinations. …
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Polish skier to take on K2
4 months 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.

The …
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A sneak peek at China’s next ski resort
5 months ago

A sneak peek at China’s next ski resort

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China will add, yet again, to an ever-growing list of ski resorts in the country – a number that has tripled to more than 646 over the last decade. Galaxy Ski …
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Top 5 indoor ski slopes in Asia
6 months ago

Top 5 indoor ski slopes in Asia

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Experienced alpine skiers might balk at the prospect of indoor skiing, but the industry is attracting huge investment nonetheless. Countries with little to no snow are pouring millions of dollars …
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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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Watch 30 years of Asian ski resort development in 30 seconds
12 months ago

Watch 30 years of Asian ski resort development in 30 seconds

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Asia’s ski industry has come a long way in the last three decades. Sleepy Japanese ski resorts are now bustling international hotspots. Skiing in China has gone from being a virtual …
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