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Solo snowboarder buried in Hakuba avalanche is rescued by strangers
2 weeks ago

Solo snowboarder buried in Hakuba avalanche is rescued by strangers

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A snowboarder in Hakuba is lucky to be alive, after a group of skiers in the Happo backcountry came across avalanche debris and decided to check the scene for potential …
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Travis Rice claims win at FWT Hakuba as legends shine
4 weeks ago

Travis Rice claims win at FWT Hakuba as legends shine

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Travis Rice has beaten Austrian snowboarding legend Gigi Ruf to claim his maiden Freeride World Tour victory, with a dominant performance that featured a massive 720 and a backflip. Rice …
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7 awesome places to eat in the Hakuba Valley
3 months ago

7 awesome places to eat in the Hakuba Valley

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With snow already falling throughout Hakuba, visitors will soon be flocking to the Japanese resort town for powder runs and epic backcountry skiing. While people may be coming for the …
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The Hakuba nightlife guide for the 2018/19 season
4 months ago

The Hakuba nightlife guide for the 2018/19 season

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Since hosting the Winter Olympics in 1998, Hakuba has exploded in popularity attracting snow enthusiasts from around the world. In fact, Hakuba will host 200,000 foreign stays this year alone …
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Hakuba confirmed as first stop on the 2019 Freeride World Tour
4 months ago

Hakuba confirmed as first stop on the 2019 Freeride World Tour

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Hakuba has been confirmed as the first stop on the 2019 Freeride World Tour, a series that will include events in Kicking Horse (Canada),¬†Fieberbrunn (Austria), Vallnord-Arcal√≠s (Andorra) and Verbier (Switzerland). …
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New “powder area” to open in Hakuba’s Happo-One resort
6 months 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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Guide to ski resorts near Tokyo
9 months ago

Guide to ski resorts near Tokyo

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Tokyo is located within the Kanto region of Honshu, the biggest and most populous of Japan’s four main islands. Whereas Tokyo is relatively flat, much of Honshu is dominated by …
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Jon Olsson skis in heaven (Hakuba)
12 months ago

Jon Olsson skis in heaven (Hakuba)

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Youtube’s favourite ex pro skier continues his love affair with Hakuba in the latest instalment of his Vlog. Jon Olsson and his crew hit up Tsugaike Resort, getting very lucky …
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Watch live: Freeride World Tour Hakuba Japan 2018
1 year ago

Watch live: Freeride World Tour Hakuba Japan 2018

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Hakuba takes centre stage as the first of five stops on the flagship Freeride World Tour. Watch live as reigning champ Travis Rice takes on epic conditions and an all-star …
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Heavy snowfall shuts Narita Airport as Japan braces for 9-day storm
1 year ago

Heavy snowfall shuts Narita Airport as Japan braces for 9-day storm

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“Japanuary” is living up to its name, with ski resorts around the country set to benefit from snowstorms that have closed two runways at Narita Airport and prompted Japan’s Meteorological …
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