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Yakebitaiyama Ski Resort

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“Feel like an Olympian as you ride down the slopes” The Yakebitaiyama Ski Resort is the largest of the 19 interlinked resorts in the Shiga Kogen area - a gold medal grade resort packed with the finest Shiga Kogen powder and loved by adventurous riders for its lengthy slopes and backcountry t… Read More

Yanaba Snow Park

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“An awesome ride like no other under the stars” Since reopening in December 2014, Yanaba Snow Park has come back better and more exciting, bringing a whole different game to Hakuba’s ski resort scene. Yanaba Snow Park really knows how to show you a good time, their new featured snow park … Read More

EXTENDING YOUR STAY IN OMACHI

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An extended stay in Omachi often happens naturally when day visitors fall in love with its charming hot spring inns, restaurants and izakaya bars...   HOT SPRING INNS & HOTELS With its long history, traditional architecture is one of Omachi's trademarks, and inn rooms with slidi… Read More

OMACHI DAY PLANNER

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One of Omachi's biggest strengths as a snow holiday destination is its variety of attractions, which can be mixed and matched for a great day out... KASHIMAYARI SPORTS VILLAGE & JIIGATAKE SKI RESORT Omachi's two main snow resorts, Kashimayari and Jiigatake offer enough variety, and … Read More

Hakuba Norikura Onsen Ski Resort

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“…excellent powder and a relaxed local atmosphere…” Secluded amidst rugged alpine scenery in the north of the Hakuba Valley away from the hustle and bustle of the main resort area, Hakuba Norikura Ski Resort, or Hakunori for short, is popular for its wide variety of courses, excellent powd… Read More

Hakuba Cortina Snow Resort

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“Get your share of the biggest powder dumps in Hakuba!” Hakuba Cortina Snow Resort boasts a gigantic natural bowl, which enjoys Hakuba’s biggest powder dumps each season. Just add its liberal off-piste policy, and you have a serving of powder heaven complete with tree runs on the side! Cortina… Read More

Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field

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“…an uninterrupted panorama of the Northern Alps…” Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field is hidden behind a highway and a gondola station, leading some to assume that it's small potatoes. However that preconception is soon dispelled as they arrive at the centre of a 360º panorama that take in the Northe… Read More

Hakuba Happo-One

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“…one of the Hakuba Valley’s pioneering ski resorts…” Happo-One is one of the Hakuba Valley's pioneering ski resorts, with roots stretching back to the 1920s. Today it remains at the forefront of the development of snow sports in Japan, and with plenty of excellent-quality powder, is one o… Read More

Hakuba 47 Mountain Sports Park

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“Non-stop fun at one of Hakuba's youngest resorts” A distincitvely Gen Y resort in comparison to the many baby boomers in the Hakuba Valley, Hakuba 47 was born in 1990 but has since risen to prominence as one of the valley’s premier all-season resorts. Its winter scenery is nothing short o… Read More

Hakuba Goryu

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“…incredible views of the the Japanese Alps…” Hakuba Goryu has an ideal balance of courses, from those that will see you instinctively asking yourself whether your life insurance policy is up to date before you drop in, to mellow kids parks, and everything in between. Starting from the to… Read More

HAKUBA VALLEY

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Gold medal-winning powder The Hakuba Valley is where it all went down during the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics; medals were hotly contested, but at the end of the day, everyone that experienced the kiss of its powder and the excitement of its curves was a winner. And it was all just another chap… Read More

SOUNKYO AND KURODAKE

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A kaleidoscope of colour all year round... It’s a sobering -20°C, and you’re standing in a giant igloo filled with the glow of luminescent reds, pinks and purples. The colours warm the interior with a charming glow that evokes fairy floss, big tops and other childhood pleasures, and cast an… Read More

Kamui Ski Links

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“…don’t be shy to go exploring…” Kamui Ski Links is within close reach of the Hokkaido Powder Belt transport hub of Asahikawa, and has 10 powder-laden courses set between 751m and 150m on the 799m Mt Kamui-yama. For an easy introduction to Kamui, head to the four mellow, compacted runs clo… Read More

Hoshino Resorts Tomamu

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A place of never ending fun - in and out of the snow” Whether it’s your first snow holiday or your 100th, a holiday at Hoshino Resorts Tomamu is a new kind of holiday experience you must try. Located between Asahikawa, New Chitose and Obihiro Airport, the resort is accessible by train or car w… Read More

TOMAMU

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The powder is on ice in Japan's coldest place In the centre of Japan’s skier and boarder holy ground, Hokkaido, is Tomamu, a small mountainous area unlike any other. Tomamu belongs to the village town of Shimukappu, known as the coldest place in Japan, and in winter, the skiers and boarders alike … Read More

TOKACHIDAKE

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To go where no piste has gone before Tokachidake is nature in the Hokkaido Powder Belt 'as is'. There are no lifts, no groomed runs, and no crowds; just pure powder to be enjoyed. The area consists of Tokachidake, a 2,077m high volcano, and Tokachidake Onsen, a hot spring village dotted with … Read More

Furano Ski Resort

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“…one of Hokkaido Powder Belt’s best resorts.” Furano Ski Resort has some of the lightest, driest powder in Japan there is to be enjoyed. Peeling off the embankments as you criss-cross down the slopes, it falls finer and drier than resorts near the coast thanks to lower inland humidity, an… Read More

FURANO

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Real powder, and the real Japan Manicured fields of lavender, sunflowers and other colourful blooms, carpeting gently undulating hills with mountain peaks over the horizon. Administratively a city, quintessentially still a country town, Furano has Eden-like qualities that have attracted televi… Read More

HOKKAIDO POWDER BELT

Hokkaido Tours & Activities G'Day Japan!

Furano / Tokachidake / Tomamu / Kamui / Asahikawa / Asahidake / Kurodake It's official. Powder has acquired the status of a religion on Hokkaido, with some of its staunchest exponents found spreading the gospel throughout the Hokkaido Powder Belt. There's not a lot of convincing to be done about … Read More

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