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Kiroro partners with Colorado resort
11 months ago

Kiroro partners with Colorado resort

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Kiroro has just announced its newest global partner, Sunlight Mountain Ski Resort in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Season pass holders are now entitled to three full days’ skiing at Sunlight (and …
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Tomamu Bound
11 months ago

Tomamu Bound

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Jeremy Pancras is a French freestyle skier and former Olympian. In 2014, he competed at Sochi in the men’s slopestyle. More recently, Pancras has shifted his focus away from competition—something …
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Niseko confirms new chairlift for 2017/18 season
12 months ago

Niseko confirms new chairlift for 2017/18 season

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Niseko Annupuri International Ski Area – one of the four resorts that form Niseko United – has confirmed the addition of a new quad chairlift for the 2017/18 ski season. The Dream Quad Lift …
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Sapporo Teine
1 year 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
1 year ago

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

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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

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“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
2 years ago

Top 5 Hokkaido ski resorts

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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
2 years 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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Rusutsu
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2 years ago

Rusutsu

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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
2 years 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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