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Winter arrives in Hokkaido … in August
1 month ago

Winter arrives in Hokkaido … in August

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Photos are beginning to circle the internet showing snow on the Kurodake ropeway. This is nothing unusual about snow in Kurodake; the mountain typically gets 15 metres of snow a …
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A powder day in Niseko after a 13-day storm
1 month ago

A powder day in Niseko after a 13-day storm

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This video was filmed entirely on Thursday, February 1, 2018 – the first sunny day after 13 consecutive days of snowfall. In what is surely a contender for Niseko’s best edit …
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Furano operator lands new backcountry area for 2018/19
1 month ago

Furano operator lands new backcountry area for 2018/19

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Alpine Backcountry Guides, one of the longest running international ski tour operators in Japan, has purchased a block of land that will give it exclusive access to a range near …
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Niseko joins The Mountain Collective in 2018/19 as a full member
1 month ago

Niseko joins The Mountain Collective in 2018/19 as a full member

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2018/19 Mountain Collective passholders will be able to enjoy two free days of skiing at any of the four Niseko United resorts as well as to 50% off lift passes for …
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5 best secret spots to eat in Niseko, Japan
2 months ago

5 best secret spots to eat in Niseko, Japan

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Snowboard.com have produced a video on the best “secret eats” in Niseko, and we really think they’re onto something. Ski Asia favourite Guzu Guzu makes an appearance on the list, as …
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Niseko releases 2018/19 promo video
2 months ago

Niseko releases 2018/19 promo video

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The 2018/19 Niseko Grand Hirafu promo video has it all: nighttime powder riding , spring park sessions and even a cameo from the ever popular “Orange Man“. Niseko is one …
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Niseko records 16 metres before March
7 months ago

Niseko records 16 metres before March

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Niseko is enjoying one of its best seasons in recent memory, with 16 metres of snow falling already according to a report published by niseko.com. The bumper season takes the resort …
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Watch Lewis Hamilton snowboarding in Niseko, Japan
8 months ago

Watch Lewis Hamilton snowboarding in Niseko, Japan

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Lewis Hamilton is better known for his feats on the F1 circuit than the snow, but it turns out he’s pretty handy on snowboard too. Hamilton hit the slopes of …
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Heavy snowfall shuts Narita Airport as Japan braces for 9-day storm
8 months 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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Niseko records 6.6 metres of snow before New Year’s Eve
9 months ago

Niseko records 6.6 metres of snow before New Year’s Eve

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Locals are calling Niseko’s start to the season one of the best in recent memory, and the numbers are proving that there is plenty of truth in the claim. Niseko …
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