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Kiroro
6.4
2 years ago

Kiroro

By  •  Japan, Ski Resorts

With an almost unbelievable 21 metres of snow a season, Kiroro lays claim to some of the best powder skiing in Japan, thanks to its favourable climate and location in …
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Skiing into the crater of a semi-active volcano
2 years ago

Skiing into the crater of a semi-active volcano

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Skiing into the crater of a semi-active volcano won’t seem like a sensible idea to most people. But trust us when we tell you this is virtually the pinnacle of …
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The Rising Gaijins
2 years ago

The Rising Gaijins

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Niseko, Japan is once again in the spotlight, the destination of choice for filmmaker Jake Munro and his crew of Kiwi skiers and snowboarders. With plenty of deep Hokkaido powder and …
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Niseko United like you’ve never seen it before
3 years ago

Niseko United like you’ve never seen it before

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The team at Niseko United have captured some truly epic footage of their resort, showcasing its bottomless powder, natural onsen, fascinating culture and extensive resort services. If this doesn’t get you in …
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Kiroro joins the Powder Alliance
3 years ago

Kiroro joins the Powder Alliance

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Any Powder Alliance without one of Japan’s snow-spoilt ski resorts would hardly be fit for the name. The inclusion of Kiroro Ski Resort in an otherwise all-North American lineup means …
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Niseko Village unveils plans for new lifts and terrain
3 years ago

Niseko Village unveils plans for new lifts and terrain

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Niseko Village has unveiled plans for a major overhaul that makes this week’s lift upgrade announcement from Niseko Grand Hirafu resort look tame in comparison. In what appears to be …
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Niseko announces lift upgrade plans for winter 2016/17
3 years ago

Niseko announces lift upgrade plans for winter 2016/17

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Niseko Grand Hirafu resort has revealed plans to begin major lift upgrades, a response to a rapidly growing number of international visitors and mounting pressure for better crowd control.

The …
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Highlights from the 2016 Hokkaido Technical Championships
3 years ago

Highlights from the 2016 Hokkaido Technical Championships

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Watch as the best technical skiers and instructors from across Japan compete for the Hokkaido Technical Championships title. The event is gradually opening the door to foreign entrants, and this …
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Find ski resorts in Hokkaido with this interactive map
3 years ago

Find ski resorts in Hokkaido with this interactive map

By  •  Guides

With hundreds of resorts spread across Hokkaido, planning a ski holiday can be a confronting task. Engineering blogger James Ramsden faced this very dilemma back in January last year, inspiring him to create an …
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Niseko United
8
3 years ago

Niseko United

By  •  Japan, Ski Resorts

The ski area that is commonly referred to as “Niseko” actually comprises four ski resorts – Grand Hirafu, Hanazono, Niseko Village and Annupuri – which combine to form Niseko United. Niseko United resorts …
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