Nobuoki Rocks

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There was a bit of wind around this morning and the Annupuri Gondola was not operating but that didn’t stop Nobuoki from ripping it up on the groomed runs off the Jumbo quad lift! Enjoy! Nobuoki Rocks, 16 April 2014 from 360niseko on Vimeo.


Leisure Sports Sapporo

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There exists a place in Sapporo where there is near limitless opportunities to play games and have fun. This place is called Leisure Sports, and it is a paradise for children and adults alike. Leisure Sports is a 24 hour all-you-can-play amusement arcade, featuring not just the latest (and greatest) arcade games, but also a   …Continue Reading


Hirafu Spring Park We Salute You.

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March and April are fantastic months here in Niseko. After the usual deluge of snow and thousands of visitors to the region Niseko settles back down to it’s usual laid back atmosphere and the sun finally shines. The Hirafu Spring Park is situated on the Shirakaba course and opens in the last week of March   …Continue Reading


Niseko Snow Report, 11 April 2014

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*2.5cm of fresh snow has fallen in the last 24hrs in Hirafu Village. At 6:30 today the temperature was 3°C. The powder has inexplicably returned to Niseko. Earlier this morning is was snowing heavily then it stopped and the sun came out. Now it is snowing hard again with and another 1 cm of fresh   …Continue Reading


A Brilliant Hokkaido Movie – Chuhai Ski Trip

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Last month we received an email from Big Scary Beast who shared their recent movie with us shot in Niseko. This movie brilliantly encapsulates and magic, excitement and pure joy of a ski trip to Niseko and Hokkaido. We loved the great Go Pro shots using all sorts of angles mixed in with standard video   …Continue Reading


Spring Glory

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Yesterday may well have been the last of the spring powder for the 2013/14 season but you never know stranger things have happened. Yesterday hopes were high for some bottomless turns after 2 days of decent snowfall and the upper mountain also being closed due to strong winds. On the lower part of the mountain   …Continue Reading


Baseball in Japan

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It may seem strange to suggest to a tourist in Japan to watch what is quintessentially an American sport, but like many things that Japan has assimilated, due to cultural differences, there have been some errors in the translation. The rules and the game are essentially the same, however it is the crowd and the   …Continue Reading


Niseko Snow Report, 7 April 2014

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*4.5cm of fresh snow has fallen in the last 24hrs in Hirafu Village. At 6:30 today the temperature was 0°C. A beautiful morning here and it looks like the wind has finally died down. After 2 days of snowfall the upper mountain will be in great condition and it is safe to say that deep   …Continue Reading


Niseko Snow Report, 6 April 2014

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*4.5cm of fresh snow has fallen in the last 24hrs in Hirafu Village. At 6:30 today the temperature was -1°C. A return to winter this morning with snowfall has continuing throughout the day. Strong winds have closed the upper lifts for 2 days in a row. If the winds drop tomorrow Niseko United will be   …Continue Reading


Paragliding Mount Yotei

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It sounded like a crazy plan when it was first explained – wake at 4AM, meet at 4:30AM, hike up to the summit of Mount Yotei and then document what is thought to be the first attempt at paragliding into the crater of Mount Yotei, and then paragliding back down to the base of the   …Continue Reading