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.
*0.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 8:00 today the temperature was 0°C. Amazingly a strong cold front that we typically experience in mid winter has hit us here in Niseko. Cold air is being sucked down from the north and it is snowing! The only downside is that we also have some extremely strong winds …Continue reading
*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 8:00 today the temperature was 9°C. Warm conditions and what a difference a week makes! The melt is ON and we are now rocketing towards the end of the 2016-17 season. That’s it, that’s all….or is it? We have reached the point in the season where we just can’t …Continue reading
*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:30 today the temperature was 2°C. Another seriously beautiful day here and what a weekend! The groomers are all in excellent condition and spring touring is getting better as the snow is starting to corn up nicely. Looks like we can expect some rain tomorrow ( good for corn …Continue reading