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Dream job on offer as Hakuba Brew Pub goes up for lease
23 hours ago

Dream job on offer as Hakuba Brew Pub goes up for lease

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Picture your new life riding powder at Hakuba’s Iwatake ski resort in the morning, then sliding straight to the front door of Hakuba Brew Pub, a venue that was set …
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Japan’s “dream winter” comes at a heavy cost for locals
8 months ago

Japan’s “dream winter” comes at a heavy cost for locals

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The social media noise from Japan this winter has been hard to ignore. In this new world with border closures and lockdowns, many of us have turned to our screens …
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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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Hakuba resort launches queue-jumping VIP lift pass
2 years ago

Hakuba resort launches queue-jumping VIP lift pass

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Hakuba Iwatake, one of the ten resorts that makes up Hakuba Valley, will introduce a VIP pass for the 2019/20 season that will allow holders priority access to all the …
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New Hakuba music and ski festival to feature big Aussie lineup
2 years ago

New Hakuba music and ski festival to feature big Aussie lineup

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Hakuba has unveiled an impressive lineup for its inaugural Snow Machine music and ski festival, which will feature Australian acts Peking Duk, What So Not, acclaimed producer duo Hermitude, and …
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How to get to Hakuba, Japan
2 years 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 years 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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Solo snowboarder buried in Hakuba avalanche is rescued by strangers
3 years ago

Solo snowboarder buried in Hakuba avalanche is rescued by strangers

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A snowboarder in Hakuba is lucky to be alive, after a group of skiers in the Happo backcountry came across avalanche debris and decided to check the scene for potential …
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Travis Rice claims win at FWT Hakuba as legends shine
3 years 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. …
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7 awesome places to eat in the Hakuba Valley
3 years 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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