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Hokkaido

Sapporo Teine
10 months ago

Sapporo Teine

The distinctive peak of Mount Teine is easily visible from downtown Sapporo and, in fact, the ski area is a mere 40 minute bus journey from the centre of Hokkaido’s largest city. …
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Meet the couple behind Niseko’s game-changing new ski club
12 months ago

Meet the couple behind Niseko’s game-changing new ski club

By  •  People

Founding a business will always have its challenges. But for Anthea Hung and Miha Grilj – who have this year launched Hokkaido Ski Club, a boutique snow sports operation in Niseko, …
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Horizon Lines: Japan
1 year ago

Horizon Lines: Japan

By  •  Videos

“To the Japanese, snowboarding is about style and grace. Going back to the roots, and finding the soul of snowboarding – which begins with the turn.”

This is the premise of episode …
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Top 5 Hokkaido ski resorts
1 year ago

Top 5 Hokkaido ski resorts

By  •  Guides

Hokkaido is to powder skiing what the Hawaiian North Shore is to surfing. The northernmost island of Japan is a Mecca for powder hunters – its reputation built upon the …
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Watch 30 years of Asian ski resort development in 30 seconds
1 year ago

Watch 30 years of Asian ski resort development in 30 seconds

By  •  Guides

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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Rusutsu
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1 year ago

Rusutsu

By  •  Japan, Ski Resorts

Rusutsu Resort is one of the largest ski areas in Hokkaido, boasting an impressive 42 km of trails and 18 lifts. The resort is perhaps best known for its 1,000 acres of lift …
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These Dutch riders have discovered Japow … and they’re hooked
1 year ago

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

By  •  People

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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Yummy Yuki | #TheSearch by Rip Curl
1 year ago

Yummy Yuki | #TheSearch by Rip Curl

By  •  Videos

“It’s almost even too much.” It’s a familiar sentiment for anyone’s who’s been to Hokkaido in search of snow … and discovered that there’s more than enough to go around. …
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Asia’s best resorts named in 2016 World Ski Awards
1 year ago

Asia’s best resorts named in 2016 World Ski Awards

By  •  News

Niseko United (Japan) and YongPyong (South Korea) have extended their reign of dominance at the World Ski Awards, with both taking home the 2016 prize for the best ski resort …
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3 insider tips for a memorable Niseko holiday
1 year ago

3 insider tips for a memorable Niseko holiday

By  •  Guides

As the founders of Niseko-based Hokkaido Ski Club, Anthea Hung and Miha Grilj know more than a thing or two about getting the most out of a holiday in Niseko. …
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