Kutchan is the biggest town closest to Niseko United and is the main shopping hub for “Niseko”. The regional hospital and main amenities including banking, shopping, train services, cafes and restaurants. There is plenty to see and do in Kutchan and well worth exploring anytime of the year.
Kutchan is famous for it's potatoes, has a population of 15,300 and it's the nearest town to the Niseko Hirafu and Hanazono ski grounds and affectionately known as K-town.
*2.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was 0°C. This morning we have a great serving of light n dry powder on the snow station. Presently cloudy conditions with the sun breaking through occasionally. Should be a great day up on the mountain visibility is good – fingers crossed the wind stays …Continue reading
*7cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:00 today the temperature was 0°C. Snow glorious snow! Last night at around 20:00 it started snowing in Hirafu Village. This morning we have a solid layer this morning and it is still snowing! The temperature is relatively high so best to get up on the mountain ASAP! The …Continue reading
*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was 3°C. A mild overcast morning and a break from the relentless sunshine we have had over the past week! The good news is snow if forecast from late afternoon into tomorrow so can’t wait to see what eventuates. Useful information from other places Accumulative …Continue reading