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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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Ski town tops Japan’s population growth charts
3 weeks ago

Ski town tops Japan’s population growth charts

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Kutchan-cho – a municipality of Hokkaido that encompasses much of Niseko United ski resort and its largest resort-side town, Hirafu – has topped a population growth chart published by Japan’s …
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Snowyglow
4 weeks ago

Snowyglow

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Haglöfs Japan has released the teaser trailer for “Snowyglow”, a short film shot by Yasuyuki Shimanuki, featuring the powder fields of Hokkaido. The film explores the theme of “snow and …
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Kiroro partners with Australian resorts to offer free skiing
1 month ago

Kiroro partners with Australian resorts to offer free skiing

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Kiroro Resort has today announced a partnership with Australian ski resorts Hotham Alpine Resort and Falls Creek. In a move that will excite Australian skiers, the partnership will allow Kiroro’s …
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There’s a place I want to take you
2 months ago

There’s a place I want to take you

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We’re not quite sure who Evan Wilcox is, but we like what he’s about. His new clip, titled “There’s a Place I Want to Take You”, is a pretty sensational …
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DPS presents The Space Within
2 months ago

DPS presents The Space Within

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“Exploring the tidepools of a deserted tropical beach, a young boy finds a mysterious treasure washed upon the rocks. The space within whispers of another world, holding magic unlike anything …
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Spot the difference: Niseko releases 17/18 trail map
2 months ago

Spot the difference: Niseko releases 17/18 trail map

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Niseko United has released its trail map for the 2017/18 season, with a few small but important differences to take note of. Construction teams have been hard at work in …
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¥2,000 cat skiing on its way to Niseko
2 months ago

¥2,000 cat skiing on its way to Niseko

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Niseko-based skiers face an exciting prospect. As of next season, The House of Powder (THoP) will offer a ¥2,000 (US$18) cat skiing service to the top of Chisenupuri ski area, …
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Top Japan snow getaways from Hong Kong
3 months ago

Top Japan snow getaways from Hong Kong

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With Winter fast approaching, it’s time to start planning your snow getaways. Hong Kong residents can consider themselves quite lucky, with relatively easy access to some of Japan’s top ski …
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Top 5 “off the beaten path” ski resorts in Japan
3 months ago

Top 5 “off the beaten path” ski resorts in Japan

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Japan now ranks among the world’s most revered ski destinations. As its reputation has grown, so too has the number of international skiers to Japanese resorts. Foreigners tend to gravitate …
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