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Niseko records 16 metres before March
10 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
10 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
11 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
12 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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5 videos: Proof of Japan’s epic start to the season
12 months ago

5 videos: Proof of Japan’s epic start to the season

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Someone turned on the Japanese powder tap at the end of November and never turned it off. It has been one of the most memorable starts to the winter season …
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Sapporo a chance to host the 2026 Winter Olympics
1 year ago

Sapporo a chance to host the 2026 Winter Olympics

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The city of Sapporo is considering a bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, which, if successful, would mean a third consecutive Asian host. PyeongChang, South Korea, is set to …
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10 minutes with Hokkaido’s most experienced mountain guide
1 year ago

10 minutes with Hokkaido’s most experienced mountain guide

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When Cveto Podlogar addresses his clients at a “Beyond the Niseko Backcountry” clinic in December, he will be calling on almost 30 years of experience as a guide in the …
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Rusutsu in line for major facelift
1 year ago

Rusutsu in line for major facelift

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Rusutsu Resort is set to undergo a 700 million dollar (USD) facelift, following a landmark partnership announcement between award-winning developer NISADE and Kamori Kanko, the resort’s current operator.

Rusutsu’s accommodation …
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Niseko’s 10 year transformation: before and after
1 year ago

Niseko’s 10 year transformation: before and after

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Niseko Tourism today released its resort map for the 2017/18 season, which we felt presented a great opportunity for a walk down memory lane. Niseko’s rapid development has been well …
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Forecasters tipping epic start to Japanese snow season
1 year 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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