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Monday, December 17, 2018
Hakkoda Guide Chu hei slashing powder in the trees

Hakkoda Aomori’s one ropeway Japowder Classic

Hakkoda is a Japowder classic one-ropeway, one mountain area in Aomori at the top of Honshu that gets huge amounts of snow. It can,...
Kurodake view down ropeway line

Kurodake Hokkaido’s Wild One

Kurodake is an obscure central Hokkaido gem of a "resort" that boasts a single ropeway (which closes for a few weeks winter maintenance so...

Appi News from Japan: new cat ski operation for 2017

Regular readers, and anyone who has skied there already, will know how good Appi’s grooming is. In our “Best of Japan” ipad issue in...
Gala Yuzawa park

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, or nearby Naeba-Kagura etc you ask? We didn't...
Naeba Prince resort view

Naeba Kagura one of Honshu’s best big resorts

Naeba Kagura is one of Honshu's best big ski resorts, and the jewel in the Prince Resort's crown. Popular on weekends thanks to easy...
riding deep powder at Hanazono

Niseko Hanazono set for great season so grab great deals

It started early and just kept on coming at powder central, aka Niseko, last season, and Niseko Hanazono social media head honcho Evan Wilcox...
Kamui Ski Links owner Maeda Mitsu skiing groomed runs

Kamui Ski Links is one of Hokkaido’s best smaller ski resorts

We love Kamui Ski Links, one of Hokkaido's best smaller ski resorts and one of Snow Action's favourites. Kamui's founder Maeda Mitsu is one...
Hokkaido's highest mountains tower behind Asahikawa

Discover Asahikawa the heart of Hokkaido

Why not start your next Japowder mission in Asahikawa, the heart of Hokkaido? It’s the island's second largest city, big enough to have department...