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.
*27cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:45today the temperature was -5°C. This morning greets us with some exceptional conditions. The quality of the snow is light and fluffy and with this much accumulating at 200m it will undoubtably be mind blowing higher up on the mountain….waist deep? The outlook is for continued snowfall throughout the …Continue reading
*10cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -4°C. A bitterly cold morning out there and feels colder than -4! Great to see a return of a sweet layer of fresh powder. Higher up on the mountain it looks like those lucky enough to be up there will score some fresh tracks …Continue reading
*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:30 today the temperature was 2°C. Over the last 24hrs we have seen a deluge of rain at lower elevations. The freezing level was well above 1000m so unlikely the resorts received much in the way of snowfall. In the grand scheme of things this rain is not a …Continue reading