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November 21, 2017, Comments Off on Ski Nekoma Mt Bandai’s deep north side

Nekoma is a north facing powder sweet spot on the quiet, cold, deep backside of mighty Bandai-zan in the heart of the beautiful Aizu Region. Like neighbours (they inter-connect via […]

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Discover Alts Bandai Japan’s Aizu region

November 21, 2017, Comments Off on Discover Alts Bandai Japan’s Aizu region

Alts Bandai is one of the best of the 22 ski resorts on offer in the Aizu region. You can even ski it FREE if you are 19-24 years old! […]

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Kokusai for deep snow outside Sapporo

November 20, 2017, Comments Off on Kokusai for deep snow outside Sapporo

Kokusai is another little gem powder paradise that gets ridiculous amounts of snow, in the same snow band as Kiroro, and only an hour from downtown Sa ...

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Ski with Japanese Ski Guides for real local knowledge

November 13, 2017, Comments Off on Ski with Japanese Ski Guides for real local knowledge

Why not ski with Japanese ski guides for some real local knowledge. Now that’s an idea! After all, why should only western guides and tour leade ...

  • Ridgeline powder Naeba Kagura
    Naeba Kagura offers great powder snow close to Tokyo
    November 8, 2017, Comments Off on Naeba Kagura offers great powder snow close to Tokyo

    Naeba Kagura is one of the best choices in Japan for fast access to great powder snow. How fast? How about: • straight off an overnight flight from Australia into […]

  • Deep snow Nozawa Onsen
    Nozawa Onsen insider’s powder guide
    November 6, 2017, Comments Off on Nozawa Onsen insider’s powder guide

    Nozawa Onsen offers an amazing combination of great snow, great mountain and great real Japanese onsen town. No wonder it’s in the top 3 resorts for Aussie visitors to Japan. […]

  • Japanese ski guides
    Madarao Tangram double dose of Japowder trees
    November 3, 2017, Comments Off on Madarao Tangram double dose of Japowder trees

    Madarao Tangram offers you a double dose of classic Japowder, especially their fantastic tree courses. Madarao has a got hugely popular over the past few years for the famous tree […]

  • Deep skiing Furano
    Furano is powder plus sunshine in the heart of Hokkaido
    November 1, 2017, Comments Off on Furano is powder plus sunshine in the heart of Hokkaido

    Furano is the full Japowder package plus. Since they changed the access policy to open up the off-piste back and side country powder chasers can fill their boots on some […]

  • Gala Yuzawa park
    Gala Yuzawa is Japan’s number one ski resort
    October 31, 2017, Comments Off on Gala Yuzawa is Japan’s number one ski resort

    Gala Yuzawa is Japan’s number one ski resort! Are we crazy? What about Niseko, Hakuba, Rusutsu, Nozawa, Myoko etc etc you ask? We didn’t say Gala Yuzawa is Japan’s best […]

  • Waist deep at Geto Kogen
    Geto Kogen is Japan’s King of Snow deeper is better
    October 29, 2017, Comments Off on Geto Kogen is Japan’s King of Snow deeper is better

    Geto Kogen mountain boss Sadahide Sugawara says this absolute gem of a place is Japan’s ‘King of Snow’. Why? Because Geto Kogen often gets more snow than anywhere in Honshu. […]

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