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Family-friendly ski resorts in Asia
4 months ago

Family-friendly ski resorts in Asia

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Planning a winter family holiday with young children is a daunting task, and the thought of having to deal with their tantrums during a blizzard can cause nightmares for parents. …
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Spot the difference: Niseko releases 17/18 trail map
4 months ago

Spot the difference: Niseko releases 17/18 trail map

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Niseko United has released its trail map for the 2017/18 season, with a few small but important differences to take note of. Construction teams have been hard at work in …
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¥2,000 cat skiing on its way to Niseko
4 months ago

¥2,000 cat skiing on its way to Niseko

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Niseko-based skiers face an exciting prospect. As of next season, The House of Powder (THoP) will offer a ¥2,000 (US$18) cat skiing service to the top of Chisenupuri ski area, …
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Niseko joins Mountain Collective
5 months ago

Niseko joins Mountain Collective

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Niseko United has joined the Mountain Collective, an international network of independent ski resorts. A Mountain Collective pass ($469USD) allows skiers access to more than 20 different ski resorts worldwide. …
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Niseko confirms new chairlift for 2017/18 season
7 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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A beginner’s guide to skiing Japan
12 months ago

A beginner’s guide to skiing Japan

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Japan is the perfect holiday destination for a beginner skier or snowboarder. There are no other countries in Asia that offer the same combination of high quality snow, ideal beginner terrain …
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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

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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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Top 5 Hokkaido ski resorts
1 year 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
1 year 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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These Dutch riders have discovered Japow … and they’re hooked
1 year 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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