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Peaks, Pillows and Pow: Travis Rice takes on Hakuba
3 years ago

Peaks, Pillows and Pow: Travis Rice takes on Hakuba

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Travis Rice and co hit the Hakuba backcountry in the latest release from The Fourth Phase –  a film inspired by the iconic American snowboarder’s desire to follow the hydrological cycle around …
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Telemark skiing in Nozawa Onsen
3 years ago

Telemark skiing in Nozawa Onsen

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In this clip, Nozawa Onsen local Takemitsu san takes us on a tour of his backyard – a resort that is known for its stunning terrain and large amounts of …
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Japanese weather bureau announces the arrival of La Niña
3 years ago

Japanese weather bureau announces the arrival of La Niña

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The Japanese weather bureau said on Tuesday that La Niña had arrived, following its August announcement that the weather pattern would be a 70% chance to emerge. The revelation bodes well for Japanese ski resorts, …
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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

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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

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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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Japan lands its first Freeride World Qualifier event
3 years ago

Japan lands its first Freeride World Qualifier event

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Japan’s status in the global freeride community has been boosted with the announcement that it will host its first ever Freeride World Qualifier (FWQ) event in January 2017. The 4* qualifier …
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Victor De Le Rue: Deep in Japan
3 years ago

Victor De Le Rue: Deep in Japan

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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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Ter Chantavit skis Kiroro
3 years ago

Ter Chantavit skis Kiroro

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Thai actor Ter Chantavit is the latest celebrity to experience Japan’s famous powder snow, taking a beginner lesson at Kiroro Resort while filming there for his most recent release One Day.

The Thai …
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5 Niseko Stories
3 years ago

5 Niseko Stories

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Award-winning photojournalist and filmmaker Shane Peel has clearly fallen in love with Niseko, Japan. 5 Niseko Stories is his second project filmed in Japan’s snowiest and most internationally recognised resort, …
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5 reasons to ski Japan in winter 2016/17
3 years ago

5 reasons to ski Japan in winter 2016/17

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Winter 2016/17 is shaping up to be a very good season for Japan, particularly if you’re someone who likes their snow deep, dry and light (and we know you are). …
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