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Top Japan snow getaways from Hong Kong
2 years ago

Top Japan snow getaways from Hong Kong

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With Winter fast approaching, it’s time to start planning your snow getaways. Hong Kong residents can consider themselves quite lucky, with relatively easy access to some of Japan’s top ski …
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Top 5 “off the beaten path” ski resorts in Japan
2 years ago

Top 5 “off the beaten path” ski resorts in Japan

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Japan now ranks among the world’s most revered ski destinations. As its reputation has grown, so too has the number of international skiers to Japanese resorts. Foreigners tend to gravitate …
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Niseko joins Mountain Collective
2 years ago

Niseko joins Mountain Collective

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Niseko United has joined the Mountain Collective, an international network of independent ski resorts. A Mountain Collective pass ($469USD) allows skiers access to more than 20 different ski resorts worldwide. …
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Kiroro partners with Colorado resort
2 years ago

Kiroro partners with Colorado resort

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Kiroro has just announced its newest global partner, Sunlight Mountain Ski Resort in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Season pass holders are now entitled to three full days’ skiing at Sunlight (and …
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Tomamu Bound
2 years ago

Tomamu Bound

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Jeremy Pancras is a French freestyle skier and former Olympian. In 2014, he competed at Sochi in the men’s slopestyle. More recently, Pancras has shifted his focus away from competition—something …
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Niseko confirms new chairlift for 2017/18 season
3 years ago

Niseko confirms new chairlift for 2017/18 season

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Niseko Annupuri International Ski Area – one of the four resorts that form Niseko United – has confirmed the addition of a new quad chairlift for the 2017/18 ski season. The Dream Quad Lift …
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Sapporo Teine
3 years ago

Sapporo Teine

The distinctive peak of Mount Teine is easily visible from downtown Sapporo and, in fact, the ski area is a mere 40 minute bus journey from the centre of Hokkaido’s largest city. …
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Meet the couple behind Niseko’s game-changing new ski club
3 years ago

Meet the couple behind Niseko’s game-changing new ski club

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Founding a business will always have its challenges. But for Anthea Hung and Miha Grilj – who have this year launched Hokkaido Ski Club, a boutique snow sports operation in Niseko, …
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Horizon Lines: Japan
3 years ago

Horizon Lines: Japan

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“To the Japanese, snowboarding is about style and grace. Going back to the roots, and finding the soul of snowboarding – which begins with the turn.”

This is the premise of episode …
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Top 5 Hokkaido ski resorts
3 years ago

Top 5 Hokkaido ski resorts

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Hokkaido is to powder skiing what the Hawaiian North Shore is to surfing. The northernmost island of Japan is a Mecca for powder hunters – its reputation built upon the …
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