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Wild boar targets two snowboarders on the slopes of Myoko, Japan
1 year ago

Wild boar targets two snowboarders on the slopes of Myoko, Japan

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A 1-metre-long wild boar made an unexpected appearance at Alpen Blick Resort (Ikenotaira) this week, running down the slopes of the resort and charging at two snowboarders, breaking a snowboard …
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“Don’t watch this video if you love snowboarding or skiing”, says Hokkaido vlogger Neil Hartmann
1 year ago

“Don’t watch this video if you love snowboarding or skiing”, says Hokkaido vlogger Neil Hartmann

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Hokkaido resident Neil Hartmann makes some fantastic videos about living in one of the snowiest places on earth, and if you haven’t seen any we highly recommend checking them our …
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Aizu is a powder skiing paradise and one of Japan’s last ‘secret spots’
1 year ago

Aizu is a powder skiing paradise and one of Japan’s last ‘secret spots’

A wonderful natural world of mountains, forests and sparkling lakes, but it is less than two hours by train from the heart of Tokyo. It starts with amazing, light snow …
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Nozawa Onsen records 90cm in one day as snowstorms cause chaos in Japan
1 year ago

Nozawa Onsen records 90cm in one day as snowstorms cause chaos in Japan

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It’s been a wild few days for ski resorts in Japan, with winter storms and a “once in a decade cold snap” delivering some of the heaviest snowfalls in recent …
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5 tiny Japanese ski resorts that you’re guaranteed to fall in love with
2 years ago

5 tiny Japanese ski resorts that you’re guaranteed to fall in love with

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There’s sometimes an obsession with size when it comes to ski resorts: more lifts, more runs, more vertical (yes, we’re guilty too) … more, more, more. No one wants to …
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There are 5 ski resorts in Japan with over 1000m of vertical, and Niseko is not one of them
2 years ago

There are 5 ski resorts in Japan with over 1000m of vertical, and Niseko is not one of them

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Japanese ski resorts have developed a stellar international reputation for a few reasons: deep powder, incredible tree skiing and piping hot onsens, to name a few. However, for sheer size, …
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Here’s what 7 metres of Rusutsu powder looks like
2 years ago

Here’s what 7 metres of Rusutsu powder looks like

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There’s been a lot of talk about Rusutsu’s fantastic start to the season, with more than seven metres of snow falling so far. It was enough to tempt Niseko’s local …
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Rusutsu records more than 5 metres of snow before New Year’s Eve
2 years ago

Rusutsu records more than 5 metres of snow before New Year’s Eve

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Ten days ago, we declared Rusutsu the clear winner for early season conditions, and posed the question: will the resort hit five metres by the New Year? Now, with 36cm …
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Our 10 favourite articles from 2022: Editor’s pick
2 years ago

Our 10 favourite articles from 2022: Editor’s pick

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We always enjoy getting to this point of the year and reflecting on the last 12 months, but this time around there’s an even greater sense of significance. A little …
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How have Japan’s ski resorts fared so far this season?
2 years ago

How have Japan’s ski resorts fared so far this season?

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There’s been a lot hype around this ski season, and it’s hardly a surprise. Tourists were locked out of Japan for the better part of three years, and have endured …
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