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Japanese mountain associations urge skiers to stay out of the backcountry
1 year ago

Japanese mountain associations urge skiers to stay out of the backcountry

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Japan’s four predominant mountaineering associations have urged residents to stop all mountain-based activities immediately, including ski touring and split boarding. The announcement was prompted by the Japanese government’s declaration of …
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Pep Fujas and friends score mind-blowing Hokkaido powder in 5-part web series
1 year ago

Pep Fujas and friends score mind-blowing Hokkaido powder in 5-part web series

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Sei kou tou tei (high pressure in the west, low pressure in the east) refers to the weather pattern that delivers Hokkaido, Japan some of the biggest snow storms in …
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This is what it’s like working a ski season in Myoko, Japan
1 year ago

This is what it’s like working a ski season in Myoko, Japan

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Gone are the days where season recap videos were a simply a collection of everyone’s phone footage stitched together hastily over a couple of tunes. This 2019/20 season recap from …
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Best ski movies: 5 hours of breathtaking skiing and snowboarding videos
1 year ago

Best ski movies: 5 hours of breathtaking skiing and snowboarding videos

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There’s never been a better time to find the best ski movies from Japan. Many of us are confined to our living rooms, dreaming of the deep powder days, piping …
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Residents launch petition to save Niseko’s natural beauty
2 years ago

Residents launch petition to save Niseko’s natural beauty

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Niseko resident Yamada Yuriko has launched an online petition to save Niseko’s natural beauty, in which he pleads with Niseko Town authorities not to “let investors and speculators turn Niseko …
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Hurry! If you book a flight to Japan now you’ll get a custom “Boarding Pass” snowboard worth $900
2 years ago

Hurry! If you book a flight to Japan now you’ll get a custom “Boarding Pass” snowboard worth $900

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It’s been two years since Japan Airlines launched direct flights between Melbourne and Tokyo, and they’ve decided to mark the occasion with a promotion that will make snowboarders very excited. …
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Backcountry skiing near Sapporo: Takao Miyashita’s Top 5 Spots
2 years ago

Backcountry skiing near Sapporo: Takao Miyashita’s Top 5 Spots

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Takao Miyashita is a Hokkaido native who started skiing when he was just a 3-year-old, and since then he has made the mountains and snow his life. He has been …
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6 days in Japan | Big mountain freeride skier takes on Hakuba
2 years ago

6 days in Japan | Big mountain freeride skier takes on Hakuba

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How much can you accomplish with simply 6 days on the ground in Japan during winter? Freeride athlete Nick Steers jam packs his schedule in order to get a taste …
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