Lovers of Japanese powder snow do not need to travel far from Tokyo. In fact, only two hours away from Japan’s capital metropolis lies mountainous Gunma Prefecture.
Located north of Tokyo, Gunma is a mountainous province dominated by the majestic Mikuni mountain range. Because of this, it is fam… Read More
Thinking about an extended ski holiday in Hakuba Valley? We have a great deal for you. You can save with this deal and spend it on a nice accommodation or for after ski activities!
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To mark the 5th anniversary of the All-Mountain Season Pass in Hakuba, to express their gratit… Read More
Just two and a half hours from the centre of the world’s largest metropolis of Tokyo, winter sports loving visitors to Oze Iwakura Resort will be thrilled to find Kanto’s largest ski resort. The resort is also accessible from JR Nagano Station by bullet train over the same amount of travel time… Read More
Shiga Kogen is a popular ski destination featuring 18 ski resorts, and the Shiga Kogen Central Ski Area is made up of 13 of those resorts. This area is the closest to Shibu Onsen and Yudanaka Onsen as well as the popular Snow Monkey Park, and it’s the gateway to Shiga Kogen.
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Hakuba Lion Adventure is a biggest outdoor activity tour company in Hakuba that will help you experience all of the above and so many more activities. To ensure a safe and reliable adventure in Hakuba ‘s wildness. Get Hakuba Lion Adventure’s expert adventures guide you.
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Niseko Mt.Resort Grand HIRAFU is the largest resort in Niseko and enjoys the greater volume of the 1,308-metre Mount Niseko Annupri. The resort affords skiers the choice of thirty unique courses, nine of which stretch beyond a kilometre and one lengthy 5.6-kilometre cruise. Along these courses,… Read More
Okushiga Kogen Ski Resort is located within the Jōshin'etsu-kōgen National Park. There are nine courses with a good spread of terrain for all kinds of skiers and snowboarders, a Free Line Park and a kids park - as well as acres upon acres of backcountry skiing.
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The Furano Alpine Visitor Center is best known for their adventurous outdoor activities for groups and families in our rustic style lodging. It’s the perfect destination to unwind in any Japanese season, with a magnificent view of the Taisetsuzan Range and a smoking volcano.
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Owing to its enviously diverse slopes of icing sugar “Madapow”, Madarao Mountain Resort is a true treasure. Madarao is within 2.5 hours’ reach from Tokyo, with a comfortable bullet train ride to Iiyama Station followed by a short shuttle bus. It’s here skiers and boarders find 31 unique courses wit… Read More
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Left: Rugby World / Right: ABCWe had the rare privilege of talking all things Rugby World Cup with legendary former Wallabies captain, Nick Farr-Jones. In anticipation of the world cup in Japan this year, he had much to say about the significance of Japan being host to the… Read More
We sat down with legendary Rugby League and Rugby Union player Craig Wing, who was a star player for team Japan in the 2015 Rugby World Cup- England.
He spoke fondly of his time in Japan, and gave us an insight to the upcoming Rugby World Cup, as well as the best ways of enjoying Japan.
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Yomiuriland is one of Tokyo’s most popular amusement parks. This family friendly park has 44 different attractions that is full of fun for people of all ages. Throughout the year, they host exciting events: from fun in the sun at their outdoor pool during summer to their annual illumination event, … Read More
Furano Snow Tours is a local Japanese Guiding company offering off-piste and back country tours in Central Hokkaido.
If you are going to Hokkaido for its powder snow and you want to make sure you get to the best spots on the right days, then join them for an off-piste adventure led by their pass… Read More
Hakuba Cortina Snow Resort enjoys the Hakuba Valley’s heaviest powder dumps, and impressive mountain views from its hot spring baths. A gigantic natural bowl lined with tree runs, the resort has a designated off-piste area that makes it a powder heaven. Family friendly slope-front a… Read More
POWDER AT THE FRONT DOOR
Tsugaike Kogen transforms from a highland oasis of colour in the off-season to a powder paradise in winter. One of the Hakuba Valley’s biggest resorts, the ten courses within its 196 hectares are connected by 20 lifts, and there is a good variety of convenient slope-fron… Read More
Enjoying a 360° panorama of the Northern Alps and Hakuba Basin, Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field has 26 courses down the 1,289-metre Mount Iwatake. Mountainside, the beginners’ area around the summit, is the place for mellow cruising with amazing scenery. The Hillside area follows a … Read More
Hakuba 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 more than twelve metres of excellent quality powder a season, delivers a snow holi… Read More
AMAZING TERRAIN AND PARKS
A distinctively Gen Y resort in comparison to the many baby boomers in the Hakuba Valley, Hakuba 47 was born in 1990, and has since risen to prominence as one of the valley’s premier all-season resorts. Its winter scenery is nothing short of magical, with a skyline domi… Read More
ROOM FOR EVERYONE
Covered in the excellent powder snow of the Northern Japanese Alps, Hakuba Goryu is interconnected with Hakuba 47 next door, created a balanced total of 23 courses for all riders. Its Escal Plaza building is fully equipped with restaurants, rentals, and shops for snow gear and … Read More
The traditional village and world-class ski resort of Nozawa Onsen enjoys its fair share of the finest powder snow Japan has to offer and then some. In fact, Nozawa Onsen Snow Resort tends to keep redefining the meaning of “powder dump” in the eyes of Australian visitors. Around the 1,650-metre sum… Read More