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The best ski videos from Japan, Korea and China.

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

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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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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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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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Is this the line of the winter in Hakuba?
2 years ago

Is this the line of the winter in Hakuba?

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Legendary Norwegian snowboarder Terje Håkonsen, who was camped out in Hakuba over this last winter, has posted epic lines also season long. He’s been the beneficiary of one of Japan’s …
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Skiing a live volcano in Northern Japan
2 years ago

Skiing a live volcano in Northern Japan

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“And you thought it was always deep pow in Japan”, jokes Hokkaido Powder Guides director Chuck Olbery as he makes his way up Mount Tokachi in conditions he describes as …
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Gassan Glacier: the Japanese ski resort that opens from April to July
2 years ago

Gassan Glacier: the Japanese ski resort that opens from April to July

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While most Japanese ski resorts are now either winding down or closed for the season, Gassan ski resort, located on the southern slopes of Mt Ubagatake in Yamagata Prefecture, is …
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“More to Niseko than just pow”: here’s what makes Hokkaido special all year round
2 years ago

“More to Niseko than just pow”: here’s what makes Hokkaido special all year round

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Submissions to this year’s Niseko Shootout Short Film Festival were highly entertaining, and if you have an hour and fifty-two minutes to spend watching them, we’d highly recommend it.

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The most accessible ski resort in Japan
2 years ago

The most accessible ski resort in Japan

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A few years back, we published a guide to ski resorts near Tokyo, listing some of the most convenient resorts to get to from Japan’s capital. Youtuber Didi & Bryan …
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How good is heli skiing in Hokkaido?
2 years ago

How good is heli skiing in Hokkaido?

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If we were to try and describe a perfect day on skis in Japan, it might look a lot like the footage in the video above. The day was captured …
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