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Hakuba Valley

How to get to Hakuba, Japan
1 week ago

How to get to Hakuba, Japan

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There is more than one way to reach Hakuba. Taking a direct bus from the airport is often the easiest (and cheapest) option but will add transit time. Taking the …
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Japan’s largest ski resort is building a “beach” 1400 metres above sea level
2 weeks ago

Japan’s largest ski resort is building a “beach” 1400 metres above sea level

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Hakuba might be known for its bottomless powder or as one of the host venues for the 1998 Winter Olympics, but it would not be anyone’s first choice for a …
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Travis Rice claims win at FWT Hakuba as legends shine
6 months ago

Travis Rice claims win at FWT Hakuba as legends shine

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Travis Rice has beaten Austrian snowboarding legend Gigi Ruf to claim his maiden Freeride World Tour victory, with a dominant performance that featured a massive 720 and a backflip. Rice …
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7 awesome places to eat in the Hakuba Valley
8 months ago

7 awesome places to eat in the Hakuba Valley

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With snow already falling throughout Hakuba, visitors will soon be flocking to the Japanese resort town for powder runs and epic backcountry skiing. While people may be coming for the …
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Vail Resorts plans to buy Japanese resort in a bid to lure Aussies, Chinese
10 months ago

Vail Resorts plans to buy Japanese resort in a bid to lure Aussies, Chinese

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Vail Resorts CEO Robert Katz has spoken of his intention to add a Japanese ski resort to Vail’s burgeoning portfolio in a bid to attract travellers from Australia, China, India …
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Japan’s largest ski resort joins the Epic Pass
1 year ago

Japan’s largest ski resort joins the Epic Pass

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Hakuba Valley has become the latest addition to the Epic Pass for 2018/19, bringing the Epic tally to 55 mountains resorts spanning eight countries. Holders of the Epic Pass, the …
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