• Nozawa Onsen – a (very) white Xmas
    October 5, 2013, Comments Off on Nozawa Onsen – a (very) white Xmas

    by Greg Sadil It’s 5 days before Christmas, the ski season is into its second week, and we are worried. Sweating on the snow reports prior to jumping on our […]

  • Maeda Mitsu at Kamui Ski Links
    Japan Ski Boss of the year 2012 – Maeda San, Kamui
    October 5, 2013, Comments Off on Japan Ski Boss of the year 2012 – Maeda San, Kamui

    There’s not a lot to Kamui Ski Links, a little base building with the basics of restaurant, hire and ski school, and a handful of lifts, led by the signature […]

  • Madarao
    October 5, 2013, Comments Off on Madarao

    story & images Matt Hull You can look at trail maps all you want, and go exploring around resorts spending days looking for powder stashes, but nothing will get you […]

  • Japan Deals – Niseko 20% off Peak Season, book by end of July
    July 15, 2013, Comments Off on Japan Deals – Niseko 20% off Peak Season, book by end of July

    It’s already mid-winter downunder, though you wouldn’t know it from the snow cover, and the clock is ticking toward next northern winter – especially for the best Early Bird deals […]

  • Club Med Sahoro gets a wrap
    January 31, 2013, Comments Off on Club Med Sahoro gets a wrap

    We told you Club Med Sahoro was well worth a look last year, and reader GJ reports it was all true, including instructor Jeff Fox. If you missed it grab […]

  • Niseko Live App out now, FREE download
    January 16, 2013, Comments Off on Niseko Live App out now, FREE download

    The original Niseko app, Niseko Live,  is a quick and easy information resource. The app is available as a free download on iPhone and Android stores. Get – Updated lift […]

  • New NisekoApp launches tomorrow
    January 16, 2013, Comments Off on New NisekoApp launches tomorrow

    Heading to or in Niseko? The new NisekoApp will help you get the instant lowdown on everything from lift status to eating out and airport bus transfers, plus plenty of […]

  • March madness in Niseko – free nights, kids ski free/rent free
    December 12, 2012, Comments Off on March madness in Niseko – free nights, kids ski free/rent free

    If you did leave your run too late for January/February there are plenty of great deals for March in Niseko – you can expect bursts of warmer weather then in […]

  • Ski in, ski out Niseko special
    December 11, 2012, Comments Off on Ski in, ski out Niseko special

    For ski in ski out at Niseko it doesn’t get much better than at the Hilton Niseko Village. Forget the Hirafu hustle, the Niseko Village gondola starts pretty much in […]

  • November 22, 2012, Comments Off on

    Hokkaido kicks in! Furano and Niseko are opening tomorrow .. early bird gets the pow turns this just in from the Prince in Furano where our bet is there will […]