• Tokyo day ski trips are easy
    January 17, 2018, Comments Off on Tokyo day ski trips are easy

    Tokyo day ski trips are easy thanks to the mighty shinkansen – even if you have only a day spare in Japan’s capital there’s no reason not to hit the […]

  • Tokachi Mountains Rule
    December 20, 2017, Comments Off on Tokachi Mountains Rule

    story & pics Owain Price With the Tokachi Mountains off to their best start in 30 years time to revisit this – it’s as good backcountry powder skiing as anywhere […]

  • Hotalu Street Tomamu
    Tomamu adds ‘ski in ski out’ shopping & dining
    December 5, 2017, Comments Off on Tomamu adds ‘ski in ski out’ shopping & dining

    Hoshino Resorts Tomamu is on a mission to be Japan’s number one family ski resort, and along with the new Club Med opening there this season they have added what’s […]

  • Aizu Ambassador promo super deal
    November 29, 2017, Comments Off on Aizu Ambassador promo super deal

    Hey, we have been telling you how god the awesome Aizu region is. Well here is a fantastic deal to find out for yourselves – just $A 199 per person […]

  • Ski Nekoma Mt Bandai’s deep north side
    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 […]

  • Alts Bandai free cat skiing
    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! […]

  • deep snow at Kokusai
    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 Sapporo, or just 40 […]

  • Japanese ski guides Riki Nakajima
    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 leaders who jumped on the […]

  • 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. […]