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Nozawa Onsen records 90cm in one day as snowstorms cause chaos in Japan
1 year ago

Nozawa Onsen records 90cm in one day as snowstorms cause chaos in Japan

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It’s been a wild few days for ski resorts in Japan, with winter storms and a “once in a decade cold snap” delivering some of the heaviest snowfalls in recent …
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Madarao sold to foreign investors with a big vision for the resort
2 years ago

Madarao sold to foreign investors with a big vision for the resort

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Madarao Mountain Resort, one of Japan’s top powder skiing destinations, has been sold to Singapore-based Patience Capital Group (PCG), a real estate investment manager specialising in the acquisition of tourism …
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“Dripping with potential”: Award-winning ski lodge owner on why he chose Madarao over Niseko
2 years ago

“Dripping with potential”: Award-winning ski lodge owner on why he chose Madarao over Niseko

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We have a lot of admiration for the family team behind Snowball Chalet, a gorgeous lodge in Madarao, Japan with a seemingly endless line of smitten past guests. So when …
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How to spend a perfect day in Madarao with Active Life General Manager Ben Howard
2 years ago

How to spend a perfect day in Madarao with Active Life General Manager Ben Howard

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Active Life hotels General Manager Ben Howard first stepped into thigh deep powder in Hokkaido 2010. A decade later, and after trips to more than thirty of Japan’s most popular …
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Japan’s “dream winter” comes at a heavy cost for locals
4 years 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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Resort’s new Aussie owner plans longest terrain park in Japan
5 years ago

Resort’s new Aussie owner plans longest terrain park in Japan

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A Japanese ski resort that is set to come under the new ownership of Australian-owned Active Life Group in 2019/20 will have the “longest terrain park in Japan, possibly the …
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This map could hold the secrets to Japan’s ultimate powder skiing road trip
5 years ago

This map could hold the secrets to Japan’s ultimate powder skiing road trip

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If you were planning to ski world-class powder in as many resorts as possible, you’d be hard pressed to find a better area of Japan to begin than the Joetsu-Myoko …
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Madarao’s powder skiing just got even better
5 years ago

Madarao’s powder skiing just got even better

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Madarao has further bolstered its reputation as one of Japan’s top powder skiing destinations with the announcement that it will be adding a 600 metre tree skiing zone to its …
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Why would you buy ski property in Madarao, Japan?
5 years ago

Why would you buy ski property in Madarao, Japan?

By  •  Real Estate, Guides

Buying property in ski resorts is increasingly popular with international investors not only because of the booming inbound ski tourism market but because Japanese ski property has some fundamentals that …
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Madarao showcases world-class powder in 2019/20 promo
5 years ago

Madarao showcases world-class powder in 2019/20 promo

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Madarao has released its 2019/20 season preview, showcasing the snow that is rapidly making it one of Japan’s most attractive ski resorts for powder-hungry skiers and snowboarders. For more information …
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