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Watch 30 years of Asian ski resort development in 30 seconds
3 years ago

Watch 30 years of Asian ski resort development in 30 seconds

By  •  Guides

Asia’s ski industry has come a long way in the last three decades. Sleepy Japanese ski resorts are now bustling international hotspots. Skiing in China has gone from being a virtual …
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Rusutsu
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3 years ago

Rusutsu

By  •  Japan, Ski Resorts

Rusutsu Resort is one of the largest ski areas in Hokkaido, boasting an impressive 42 km of trails and 18 lifts. The resort is perhaps best known for its 1,000 acres of lift …
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These Dutch riders have discovered Japow … and they’re hooked
3 years ago

These Dutch riders have discovered Japow … and they’re hooked

By  •  People

Dutch skier Anne Bakker and his friend Jaap Sturm visited Niseko, Japan over the 2015/16 winter season and were floored by the quality of riding and vast quantities of snow in …
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Yummy Yuki | #TheSearch by Rip Curl
3 years ago

Yummy Yuki | #TheSearch by Rip Curl

By  •  Videos

“It’s almost even too much.” It’s a familiar sentiment for anyone’s who’s been to Hokkaido in search of snow … and discovered that there’s more than enough to go around. …
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Asia’s best resorts named in 2016 World Ski Awards
3 years ago

Asia’s best resorts named in 2016 World Ski Awards

By  •  News

Niseko United (Japan) and YongPyong (South Korea) have extended their reign of dominance at the World Ski Awards, with both taking home the 2016 prize for the best ski resort …
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3 insider tips for a memorable Niseko holiday
3 years ago

3 insider tips for a memorable Niseko holiday

By  •  Guides

As the founders of Niseko-based Hokkaido Ski Club, Anthea Hung and Miha Grilj know more than a thing or two about getting the most out of a holiday in Niseko. …
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X Games skier Tom Wallisch hits Japan
3 years ago

X Games skier Tom Wallisch hits Japan

By  •  Videos

Tom Wallisch is better known for his feats in the park than the powder. But his latest release – a full length feature titled “Vice Versa” – shows that even …
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Japanese ski resorts report first snowfalls for 2016/17
3 years ago

Japanese ski resorts report first snowfalls for 2016/17

By  •  News

It’s that time of year! Ski resort social media managers are taking to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to announce that “winter is coming” as first snowfalls for the year begin to …
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Sahoro unveils major lift and terrain expansion
3 years ago

Sahoro unveils major lift and terrain expansion

By  •  News

The release of Sahoro’s 2016/17 trail map has revealed a terrain and lift expansion that will give skiers access to an additional five runs and and a new high speed …
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Victor De Le Rue: Deep in Japan
3 years ago

Victor De Le Rue: Deep in Japan

By  •  Videos

Skier or snowboarder, it’s not important. Anyone with an interest in the deep white stuff will find Transworld Snowboarding’s footage of Victor De Le Rue in Japan simply epic. In …
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