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How an Australian entrepreneur is helping women thrive on Japan’s ski slopes
11 months ago

How an Australian entrepreneur is helping women thrive on Japan’s ski slopes

By  •  Features, People

Cherry Ward’s skiing journey started with a fractured femur, a torn MCL and a separated meniscus. It was an accident that would scare many off the sport for life, but …
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‘Mori’ is a breathtaking tribute to tree skiing in Japan
12 months ago

‘Mori’ is a breathtaking tribute to tree skiing in Japan

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‘Mori’ is a short film from Dylan Robinson and a beautiful tribute to tree skiing in Japan. Featuring skier Drew Jolowicz over seven minutes of breathtaking footage, it captures the …
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Winners of the 2023 Ski Asia Awards
12 months ago

Winners of the 2023 Ski Asia Awards

By  •  Guides

The best ski resorts, hotels and ski schools of 2023

As the 22-23 winter season unfolded, ski resorts across Asia breathed a collective sigh of relief, with international tourists returning …
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How Ryan scored his dream job whilst navigating Japan’s ski resorts by van
1 year ago

How Ryan scored his dream job whilst navigating Japan’s ski resorts by van

By  •  Features, People

Ryan Butterfield is the content creator and videographer behind the Chasing the Frozen Wave series that we’ve featured previously on this site. Over the 22/23 ski season, he and his …
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Living in a van in Sapporo at -15°C
1 year ago

Living in a van in Sapporo at -15°C

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One of the Youtube channels that has caught our eye this season is MTN Swell バンライフ and their new series “Chasing the Frozen Wave“. The creation of photographer and videographer …
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Patagonia’s new video explores a rarely skied part of south-western Hokkaido
1 year ago

Patagonia’s new video explores a rarely skied part of south-western Hokkaido

By  •  Videos

Less than 100km from the ever popular Niseko is rarely skied mountain called Karibayama, which sits between Setana Town and Shimamaki Village.

“I grew up looking up at Mount Kariba …
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Local secrets from Hokkaido’s top 10 ski resorts
1 year ago

Local secrets from Hokkaido’s top 10 ski resorts

By  •  Sponsored, Guides

The island of Hokkaido is Japan’s winter playground, much loved by skiers and snowboarders for its legendary powder, which it receives in buckets from November to May. Thanks to its …
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Skiing Japan’s “alpine haven” with Freeride Japan co-Founder Trent Maxwell
1 year ago

Skiing Japan’s “alpine haven” with Freeride Japan co-Founder Trent Maxwell

By  •  Features, People

Freeride Japan first caught our eye over the 2021/22 season, when we started noticing photos of epic ski touring journeys on Tateyama (Mount Tate) posted across their social feeds. For …
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Terrifying footage of skier disappearing into a glide crack in the Hokkaido backcountry
1 year ago

Terrifying footage of skier disappearing into a glide crack in the Hokkaido backcountry

By  •  Videos

Those of us who venture into the backcountry know that we do so with many risks involved. This footage posted earlier this month by freestyle skier Koji Saitoto is a …
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Niseko now has a backcountry map for English speakers
1 year ago

Niseko now has a backcountry map for English speakers

By  •  Features, People

Hokkaido’s backcountry enthusiasts will be delighted to hear that the Niseko area now has a large-format printed backcountry map covering 50 different ski routes spanning the Niseko Range, Mt. Yotei, …
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