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Niseko and Hakuba announce earliest openings in 5 years
17 mins ago

Niseko and Hakuba announce earliest openings in 5 years

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The Japanese winter season has arrived in spectacular fashion. Over the last week, Japan’s ski resorts have been hit by some of the heaviest early-season snowfall we’ve seen in years, …
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Forecasters tipping epic start to Japanese snow season
4 days ago

Forecasters tipping epic start to Japanese snow season

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Niseko is expected to receive up to 120 cm of snow over the next seven days, in what will likely be one of the strongest starts to the season in …
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Cold Transmission: Hakuba
1 month ago

Cold Transmission: Hakuba

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From Dakine: “On the other side of the ocean awaits another world, a land so foreign it doesn’t seem quite real. Its forests are magical, silently still, and filled with …
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Top 5 breathtaking Hakuba videos
3 months ago

Top 5 breathtaking Hakuba videos

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Hakuba needs no introduction. As Japan’s largest ski resort and a former Winter Olympics host, it attracts visitors in droves – both domestic and international – who come to explore its world-class …
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Hakuba Valley
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3 months ago

Hakuba Valley

Hakuba (“white horse”) is a village in the Japanese Alps, located 40 km north-west of Nagano city. Some of Japan’s best known ski resorts lie within this general region. In …
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Travis Rice’s 96-point ride to win the Freeride Hakuba 4* 2017
10 months ago

Travis Rice’s 96-point ride to win the Freeride Hakuba 4* 2017

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Travis Rice has delivered the goods in Asia’s first ever Freeride World Qualifier event, nailing a 96-point ride to take the win in testing Hakuba conditions. It was the first …
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REPLAY: Freeride Hakuba 4* 2017
10 months ago

REPLAY: Freeride Hakuba 4* 2017

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From the Freeride World Tour website:

“Witness history in the making as the Japanese resort welcomes the inaugural event in less than a week!

The FWQ’s historical first-ever competition on …
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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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These Dutch riders have discovered Japow … and they’re hooked
12 months ago

These Dutch riders have discovered Japow … and they’re hooked

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Dutch skier Anne Bakker and his friend Jaap Sturm visited Niseko, Japan over the 2015/16 winter season and were floored by the quality of riding and vast quantities of snow in …
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Peaks, Pillows and Pow: Travis Rice takes on Hakuba
1 year ago

Peaks, Pillows and Pow: Travis Rice takes on Hakuba

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Travis Rice and co hit the Hakuba backcountry in the latest release from The Fourth Phase –  a film inspired by the iconic American snowboarder’s desire to follow the hydrological cycle around …
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