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Saturday, January 22, 2022
HAKUBAVALLEY
Why Hakuba? Why not anyone who knows the place would respond. OpJason Jansen from Japan Specialists / Ski Japan Holidays has clocked up 30 years living in the Hakuba Valley, so we asked him for the lowdown on why he still calls Hakuba home.. I was delighted to put down a few words about The Hakuba Valley and Happo One, my...
Hakuba Happo-one is the absolute classic Japanese mountain resort, boasting an unbeatable setting on ridge-lines running down from the most spectacular 3000m peaks of the mighty Northern Japan Alps. No wonder it boasts an amazing mountain culture and long history as a ski destination. Happo-one is now one of the World's best known ski areas, etched in the memory of all...
Get a double shot of Japow and everything you love about Japan skiing at HAKUBAVALLEY's inter-linked Hakuba Goryu and Hakuba47. Individually great. Totally awesome together! Thanks to the seamless inter-connection, most visitors with a HAKUBAVALLEY pass in their pocket will hardly notice they are actually skiing or riding two separate resorts. It all skis and feels like one big, varied mountain...
Mark Australia Day in the diary crew - this is one to grab as soon as it's downloadable downunder: DEAR RIDER, a feature documentary from Red Bull Media House and Emmy®-winning director Fernando Villena, is a celebration of the life and vision of Jake Burton Carpenter (1954-2019), the pioneer who propelled the sport of snowboarding into a global and...
In the months since we last visited Mount Beauty’s Crank Handle Brewery a lot has changed reports our North East Victoria correspondent and Falls Creek instructor Trent Abberfield. We have had Multiple lockdowns, that impacted visitor numbers during ski season. La Niña has given us a winter that was super wet and made it difficult to open with the restrictions...
Travel is back, sort of, and hopefully more destinations will open up to more of us soon. As it does, a new campaign has been launched to remind travellers to be nice and behave - we are all in this together, including all the frontline staff who suffer most when idiots get unruly and abusive. The new 'No More Carry...

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