Niseko Region

Pump Track Closer

Rhythm Pump Track, 11 September 2018 from 360niseko on Vimeo. As winter draws closer “Winterization” is gathering pace. Winterization? That basically means taking apart and storing anything outside that can’t stand being buried under meters of snow!! The Rhythm Pump Track at Sun Sports Field has been a great addition to Hirafu Village over the summer but today the track …

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Hokkaido Earthquake Update

It has been an wild week here in Niseko. Typhoon #21 slammed into Hokkaido overnight on the 4th causing extensive damage and then at 03:08 yesterday on the 6th we had a 6.7 magnitude earthquake around 70 km away near Atsuma. Power was cut to the entire island instantly with Hokkaido’s main electricity station suffering extensive damage. For an overview …

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Summer Perfection

There is a chill in the air this morning. This week the top temperatures will be in the low to 20’s. The leaves are starting to turn. Farmers are harvesting crops. Construction teams are firing. Niseko businesses are hiring. Winter is coming. Hirafu Village, 2 August 2018 from 360niseko on Vimeo.

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Ride and Shine

Ride and Shine in Niseko from 360niseko on Vimeo. It is hard to beat that natural buzz after morning exercise and Ride and Shine is awesome way to start the day. Rhythm Japan hold a weekly social road bike ride weather permitting every Wednesday from 6:30 until approximately 08:00. The rides are pretty casual with mixed ability levels and types …

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Niseko Zodiac Dinner at GYU+ Bar

Niseko Zodiac Dinner at GYU+ Bar from 360niseko on Vimeo. As of late last month for the first time ever and to celebrate GYU+ Bar’s 20th anniversary the team are now open for summer Thursday through Saturday. Last Saturday GYU teamed up with a Sapporo Restaurant SPICE NO ANA MUJINA to deliver an amazing Zodiac themed dinner. The 7th of …

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A Taste of Japanuary

It has been raining for days on end here in Niseko….summer is remaining elusive. All this rain has actually made us think about all that non stop snow we get in winter!! We have to take the good with the bad 😉 JAPANUARY.

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Slide into Summer

In just over a month the transformation from the end of the snow season into summer is radical. The 2 shots taken from exactly the same position illustrate the point pretty well 😉     Skye Niseko is sitting pretty at the top of Hirafu Village. Construction is due to be completed by August and the hotel will be opening …

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Niseko Downchill!

Despite the summer being on our doorstep there are still quite a few people out there still hunting for lines. A fun edit from a few days ago by the legends at Niseko Films / Niseko Downchill exploring the limits of snowsurfing / snowboarding / skating / pond skimming! “good session Rider / (water) Makoto yamada(powcom,gentemstick) Katsumi sasaki(groovy,moss,prhythm) Masato & …

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Afternoon Delight

Sometimes just being at the right place at the right time is pretty much all you need 😉 Some interesting footage captured yesterday afternoon flying towards Mt.Annupuri above some low altitude clouds…dreamy. Afternoon Delight, 14 May 2017 from 360niseko on Vimeo.

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Niseko Snow Report, 7 May 2018

After an epic 5 and a half months of lift operations the end of the season has come. Yesterday was the last day at the remaining resorts operating in Niseko United, Niseko Annupuri and Grand Hirafu. From the 10th of April when we received the last dump until yesterday we have had no substantial snowfall at village level. Higher up …

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Hirafu Community Clean up Part 2

A great day in Hirafu with the local community showing up to clean up Hirafu. With tunes pumping from Musu everyone assembled in front of Rhythm. Pretty much all of the companies in Hirafu village had a staff there to help out. The event organisers turned up fashionably late to their own event 😉 The eager throng stayed focused and …

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Green Farm Cafe Final Closing BBQ & Party

A Hirafu Institution and much loved cafe is almost gone. Green Farm Cafe, Holiday Niseko, Niseko Property and Rhythm Summit and Hokkaido Mountain Experience will all make way for the re-development of the entire block and construction of a new Hotel and commercial space called Aozora ( Blue Sky ). Step back in time via this post from 6 years …

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Harunotaki in Niseko 2018

As of yesterday afternoon Harunotaki was flowing! A sure sign of spring in Niseko is the sight of Harunotaki flowing between Grand Hirafu and Niseko Village. This spectacle is easily visible from Hirafu village and will continue for a month or so. In the morning the flow is hardly visible but by mid morning it will be flowing strongly 😉 …

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Niseko Snow Report, 19 April 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 10:00 today the temperature was 12°C. 3 days in a row now of perfect spring conditions 🙂 With all this sunshine and warm weather amazingly conditions on the mountain are still great. Lift operations are now limited in Hirafu with the Gondola only operating on weekends now. Annupuri is …

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Niseko Snow Report, 18 April 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was 4°C. Another fine day and we can expect a top temperature of 15! Break out the shorts and and flip flops after you have shredded the slush. Good times in Niseko! Useful information from other places Accumulative snow fall to date in Niseko, 1415cm …

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Bear in Yunosato

Bear in Yunosato! 13 April 2018 from 360niseko on Vimeo. Yunosato resident Markus Woertler was kind enough to share the video and photos and give us a run down on the incident which happened last Friday the 13th ( coincidence? ) and some of his personal feelings about bears. Some Japanese people reckon he woke up around Goshiki area and …

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Niseko Snow Report, 16 April 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was 4°C. Looks like we had some wet snow overnight but no accumulation on the 360niseko snow station. Thankfully the rain has stopped and it is an ok looking day out there this morning with cloudy conditions with patches of sunshine coming through. Amazingly there …

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MAD DOG JAM Style Contest

Mad Dog Jam Style Contest, 14 April 2018 from 360niseko on Vimeo. Yesterday’s style contest and the Mad Dog Jam was pretty cool. The course is the biggest and best yest and it looks like the resort have really got behind the event and a huge amount of snow has been pushed into the course. Riders can take whatever line …

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Niseko Snow Report, 15 April 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 09:00 today the temperature was 5°C. From yesterday evening and through out the night we have had constant rain. The rain is expected to to continue on and off through out the day – luckily the predicted gale force winds have not eventuated. Next week is looking much nicer …

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Niseko Snow Report, 14 April 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was 3°C. Not much to report in the way of snow this morning but it is not too bad out there with hazy yet clear conditions. There is a bad weather warning in place from this evening when we can expect strong winds and rainfall …

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Niseko Snow Report, 13 April 2018

*0.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was 1°C. Well well well. The cold change yesterday has produced some snow overnight down here at 360 HQ – wow! We were expecting some snow higher up but not down here. Yesterday we had a bit of everything clouds, sun, wind , rain and …

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Oxysnowdone with OFFSHORE SNOW SHAPES

The team over at OFFSHORE SNOW SHAPES dropped an edit last week and we love it! Oxysnowdone from OFFSHORE SNOW SHAPES on Vimeo. We posted an in depth a feature article back in November if you would like to know more about the snowboards made here in Niseko.

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Niseko Snow Report, 12 April 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 09:00 today the temperature was 12°C. A fine morning and warm temperatures. After yesterday’s dismal weather it is great to have sunshine back. Conditions on the groomed runs will be excellent today. The temperature is expected to start dropping in the early afternoon as the wind switches to the …

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April Awesomeness 2 Teaser

April Awesomeness 2 Teaser, 10 April 2018 from 360niseko on Vimeo. Yesterday was one for the books and defiantly rated up there as the best late season dump since 360niseko started in the 2011-12 season 6 years ago! Those fortunate enough to be up there first thing were treated to creamy dreamy fast knee deep powder! Oh yeah. A longer …

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Niseko Snow Report, 11 April 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was 6°C. A dreary grey morning here in Niseko. We have warm southerly winds which will steadily get stronger through the day before coming gale force by the afternoon. Suffice to say it is a good morning to hit the groomers early. Yesterday’s brilliant conditions …

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Niseko Snow Report, 10 April 2018

*10cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was 0°C. A beautiful morning in Niseko with a great layer of fresh snowfall, clear skies and no wind. Dreams do come true! Conditions on the mountain will be as good as it gets for this time of year and this may be the last …

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2018 Spring Dump in Niseko

At around 12 o’clock today it started absolutely dumping! Spring Dump, 9 April 2018 from 360niseko on Vimeo. The temperature has remained above zero so at village level the accumulation has not built up considerably but higher up on the mountain – WOAH. We have had some really heavey sporadic dumps all afternoon – which is a shock to the …

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Niseko Snow Report, 9 April 2018

*0.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 06:45 today the temperature was 0°C. Another dusting overnight. The brilliant run of spring weather has continued and we have fresh snow and sunshine this morning. As of today Niseko United is down to 2 resorts – Grand Hirafu and Niseko Annupuri will remain open until the first week …

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Niseko Snow Report, 8 April 2018

*6cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 06:00 today the temperature was -3°C. Finally we have a spring dump to get really excited about!! It looks like winter, feels like winter…great snow quality this morning with dry light powder. It will be a great day up on the mountain 100%!! The temperature is forecast to quickly …

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Niseko Snow Report, 7 April 2018

*0.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was 0°C. The cold snap has continued and we have nice layer of fresh snowfall in Niseko. It is presently still snowing and the stoke level is high! Conditions on the mountain should be greatly improved and higher up on the mountain…we should even have …

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Niseko Snow Report, 6 April 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:30 today the temperature was 1°C. We have no snowfall this morning and it seems like the forecasts are just teasing. Despite this we are “expecting” snowfall from mid morning throughout the day….stranger things have happened. Still relatively cold down here at 360niseko HQ so higher up it will …

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Niseko Snow Report, 5 April 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:30 today the temperature was 1°C. We did get some snowfall overnight but it hasn’t accumulated down here. Higher up on the mountain it will be fun! A cold snap and it feels like winter is back. We can expect sunny patches of weather today before more snowfall this …

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Niseko Snow Report, 4 April 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 08:00 today the temperature was 5°C.This morning it feels much colder out there than 5 degrees. Alas no April dumpage this morning down here at 360niseko HQ….higher up on the mountain….nah. Yesterday’s rain and then thick snow eating fog have had a considerable impact on the snow…nom nom nom. …

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Niseko Snow Report, 3 April 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 08:00 today the temperature was 4°C. We have an overcast morning and the forecasted rain has thankfully not arrived. The snow is looking pretty dirty with Kousa ( yellow sand ) now quite evident. With colder temperatures expected over the next few days the snow conditions on the mountain …

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Niseko Snow Report, 2 April 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 06:30 today the temperature was 2°C. Thick fog this morning but it should clear before too long and we have sunny conditions forecast for the day. After yesterday’s rain the back country will be great for touring with epic spring corn snow up for grabs once the sun pops. …

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Niseko Snow Report, 1 April 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:30 today the temperature was 3°C. Rain greets up this morning and April begins. A good day for a rest. The rain should let up mid morning. It is unlikely we have snowfall higher up on the mountain…but there is only one way to find out. Looks like we …

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Niseko Snow Report, 31 March 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:30 today the temperature was 1°C. Yet another bluebird morning without a cloud in the sky or light puff of wind. It was much colder overnight which will make the groomed runs nice and fast for the first few laps but after an hour or so the slush with …

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Niseko Snow Report, 30 March 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 06:30 today the temperature was 5°C. A beautiful morning here in Niseko. Great spring skiing, warm temperatures, lot’s of snow and great views – what’s not to like!?! Useful information from other places Accumulative snow fall to date in Niseko, 1397.5cm Snow depth at the peak, 460cm Snow depth …

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Niseko Snow Report, 29 March 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 06:30 today the temperature was 3°C. We have another hazy day and it looks like the Kousa ( yellow sand ) did arrive yesterday as the snow looks nasty with a slight yellow brownish tinge. This will not effect the groomed runs but will possibly make touring a bit …

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Niseko Snow Report, 28 March 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:30 today the temperature was 8°C. A warm hazy morning. Powder dreams have actually started to fade away for real this time! Looking outside and at the forecasts it is safe to say March has been a total fizzer for snowfall…can’t even bring ourselves to tally up the accumulative …

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Niseko Snow Report, 27 March 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 05:30 today the temperature was -2°C. Not a cloud in the sky and yet another warm sunny spring day here in Niseko and today the temperature will be in double digits – 11 degrees in Kutchan!. There is a high level avalanche warning for the entire region so if …

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Niseko Snow Report, 26 March 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 08:00 today the temperature was 8°C. At 8am we are already at our forecasted top temperature. Another day of sunny spring weather…no one in complaining about the views that’s for sure! After all this warm weather we keep looking up at the mountain expecting brownpatches to start showing. Ahh …

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Niseko Snow Report, 25 March 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 08:00 today the temperature was 8°C. Already 8 degrees and and the sun is shinning! Late last night we were hit by some heavy rainfall at village level and it most likely rained below 2000m. This is actually a good thing as it will have softened up the snow …

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Send It For Sam 2018

Tomorrow Sunday the 25th of March we will have the 2nd inaugural ‘Send it for Sam’ event on at Chisenupuri hosted by the good people at The House of Powder. Sam is dearly missed by family and friends. The team at The House of Powder will be providing: .Cat Skiing-Boarding all day .Terrain Park .Events including a crazy “Chinese Downhill” …

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Niseko snow Report, 24 March 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was 2°C. Another sunny day wither the temperature set to climb to 8. With temperatures are consistently rising spring is now in full force. I doesn’t feel like we can expect any more fresh snow this season but stranger things have happened! There is still …

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Niseko Snow Report, 23 March 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was 3°C. A great looking day out there this morning. A quick snow test revealed some serious frees / thaw. As usual the pick is groomed runs this morning with some potential side country / back country forays later in the morning once the snow …

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Niseko Snow Report, 22 March 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 08:00 today the temperature was 4°C. After yesterday’s brilliant weather this morning is a bit of a disappointment. Overcast, warm and icy. The sun is forecast to come out this morning and if that happens everything will be ok. No fresh snowfall in the foreseeable future now. We still …

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Niseko Snow Report, 21 March 2018

*0.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was -7°C. A beautiful clear morning with absolutely no wind. It is a perfect spring day. The recent cold conditions will have kept the snow quality good and there may even be a few powder turns out there in the back country or even higher …

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Niseko Snow Report, 20 March 2018

*0.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 06:30 today the temperature was -4°C. A cold snap overnight and we have fresh snowfall! The temperature looks set to stay low today before spring returns tomorrow. A good day to hunt for good snow and keep the “Powder Dream” alive. There will be some good wind blown powder …

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Niseko Snow Report, 19 March 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 06:30 today the temperature was 3°C. A warm morning with very light rainfall. Higher up it will be snowing hopefully. Fine weather is expected from mid morning The melt is gathering pace around town but the ski fields are sitting pretty with a huge base. We have excellent spring …

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Niseko Snow Report, 18 March 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was 0°C. It is a mild overcast morning with no snowfall. With today’s milder temperatures forecast we can expect some great spring skiing and boarding on softer spring snow. The sun is also going to also make an appearance so it should be a pretty …

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Niseko Snow Report, 17 March 2018

*4cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 05:30 today the temperature was -6°C. Another decent top up over night and a sweet layer of powder on the mountain no doubt. Presently cloudy but we can expect the sun to pop throughout the day but importantly temperatures will remain cold. Yesterday’s conditions on the mountain were fun …

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Niseko Snow Report, 16 March 2018

*3.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 06:30 today the temperature was -2°C. YES! We are back with some very welcome fresh snowfall overnight. It is presently snowing lightly and is predicted to continue on and off throughout the day. The temperature as actually forecast to drop throughout the day as the cold front pushes through …

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Niseko Niseko Report, 15 March 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 06:45 today the temperature was 5°C. A warm overcast morning. It will be another warm day before a cold front arrives later tonight ( finally ). It is actually very warm across the entire country with some regions experiencing temperatures 2 months ahead of average! We can expect snowfall …

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Niseko Snow Report, 14 March 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 08:00 today the temperature was 4°C. Another warm overcast spring morning here. With rain expected the pick would be to get up there asap and hit the groomed runs. Let’s just hope the weather at least clears in the next few days and we can enjoy spring corn skiing …

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Niseko Snow Report, 13 March 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 08:00 today the temperature was 0°C. It is a bleak old morning in Niseko. The temperature is forecast to hit 8 degrees today. Luckily there is no rainfall expected so it will not be miserable. While we still pine for pow, japow, pow wow, faceshots, powder, trenching, dumpage, deep …

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Niseko Snow Report, 12 March 2018

*6cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was -1°C. Awesome to see fat flakes slowly falling this morning. Everything is white again and conditions on the mountain should be great. Hard to say how deep it will be higher up on the mountain but at least double what we have here! The …

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Niseko Snow Report, 11 March 2018

*0.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:30 today the temperature was -4°C. We have had another dusting overnight and greeted to another great looking day with sunshine streaming over the 360niseko snow station. I feels a bit early to be in the grip of spring but when the weather is this nice it is easy …

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Niseko Snow Report, 10 March 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was -2°C. Just a light dusting of snow this morning. Great to see the return of colder temperatures. We can expect the sun to make an appearance today followed by snowfall on Sunday and Monday. After the recent rain and coupled with today’s colder temperatures …

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Niseko Snow Report, 9 March 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 08:00 today the temperature was 4°C. We hate to say we told you so but….it is an awful day here in Niseko with heavy rain. We had very light rainfall from around 3pm yesterday and by 7pm it had turned into heavy rain and this has continued through out …

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Niseko Snow Report, 8 March 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 09:30 today the temperature was 1°C. Here comes the rain. An overcast dull morning with wet snow turning to rain this afternoon in the forecast. Feels like it out there this morning. It is possible that we may miss the rain event and at any rate at higher elevations …

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Niseko Snow Report, 7 March 2018

*12cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 06:30 today the temperature was -8°C. With continued intermittent snowfall throughout the day yesterday followed by a good old fashioned dump early evening which has continued overnight conditions should be sweet up there this morning. The strong wind that ripped through the region yesterday has abated so expect some …

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INCREW February Edit

Our readers will remember IN CREW’s December Edit…well the crew have just dropped their February edit and ooh la la!! 2018 increw february from mikio on Vimeo. Follow IN CREW on facebook as they keep shooting for their annual full length movie.

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Niseko Snow Report, 6 March 2018

*2cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:15 today the temperature was -5°C. ‘Normality’ has returned with cold temperatures and snowfall in Niseko. We presently have light snowfall and patches of sunshine breaking through. The next couple of days are looking pretty decent with continued snowfall and cold temperatures forecast before temps increase from Thursday and …

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Niseko Snow Report, 5 March 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:30 today the temperature was -2°C. A relatively nondescript morning here in Niseko but at least it isn’t raining! Overcast conditions and no new snowfall to report. The good news is the wind has mellowed out and it will be a fast bone rattling morning on the groomed runs! …

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Niseko Snow Report, 4 March 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:30 today the temperature was 3°C. A warm wet morning in Niseko. Hopefully higher up on the mountain we can expect some snowfall later today into tomorrow. From mid mountain and below it is going to be a wet soggy old day. Looks like spring has arrived. Useful information …

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Niseko Snow Report, 3 March 2018

*13cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 06:45 today the temperature was -3°C. The storm has passed through but there is still quite a bit of wind around so it remains to be seen what lifts will be running today. There will be some incredibly deep snow drifts out there and there will no doubt be …

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Niseko Snow Report, 2 March 2018

*9cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was -1°C. This morning Niseko is in the grip of one of the worst storms of the season. Gale force winds have blasted everything with a thick layer of ice. Yesterdays wet snow and rain has been turned to a thick layer of ice and …

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Niseko Snow Report, 1 March 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 06:45 today the temperature was 1°C. It has finally happened….no new snowfall to report. We have had an exceptional run of snowfall but all good things must come to an end. Today we have warm overcast conditions and a severe weather warming in place. Strong winds and a blizzard …

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Niseko Snow Report, 28 February 2018

*3cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was -8°C. A lovely dusting of amazingly light snow this morning. It is very doubtful that we have had enough for a reset even higher up on the mountain but….you never know. There is only one way to find out. If you have any energy …

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Niseko Snow Report, 27 February 2018

*8cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:15 today the temperature was -12°C. A beautiful morning with a decent top up of snow overnight. Today we can expect some sunny weather so it is a great chance to explore the resort and also for backcountry touring. It is much colder this morning so make sure you …

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Niseko Snow Report, 26 February 2018

*25cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was -6°C. Another week and another dump. Wow this morning is looking brilliant! Yesterday day evening heavy snowfall hit the region and this morning we have knee deep super light fluffy pow everywhere – one of those mornings where snow is clinging to everything yet …

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Niseko Snow Report, 25 February 2018

*10cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was -8°C. Absolutely dumping out there this morning and that 10cm will quickly double if it keeps up! Much colder out there today to recommend an extra layer and face masks are a must. The snow quality is exceptional and skiing and snowboarding today in …

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Niseko Snow Report, 24 February 2018

*3.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:45 today the temperature was -3°C. We have just had a dusting overnight and it looks like the weather will be quite changeable alternating between patches of sunshine and snow flurries. The week ahead is looking great but will also be changeable with a series of high and low …

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Niseko Snow Report, 23 February 2018

*19cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 06:45 today the temperature was -3°C. Something slightly different…this morning we have a deep light fluffy that has all come down overnight!! Fresh tracks all over the mountain this morning and it will be amazing everywhere. After yesterday’s sunshine the snowpack will have compacted down quite a bit producing …

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Niseko Snow Report, 22 February 2018

*7cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was -9°C. Yet another overcast morning with light snowfall. Conditions on the mountain will again be great with a decent top up overnight. At higher elevations most probably a reset. Looks like these conditions will continue for another week at least and we can expect …

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Niseko Snow Report, 21 February 2018

*14cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was -10°C. Another cold overcast morning with light snowfall it looks like the sun may pop out occasionally today bit this could just be wishful thinking 😉 The outlook is for more snow, snow, snow and some more snow. Again it looks like most of …

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Niseko Snow Report, 20 February 2018

*16cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was -8°C. We have very light snowfall coming down this morning. Most of our snowfall accumulation was observed before 18:00 yesterday so a reset this morning in unlikely but none the less conditions will still be pretty sweet up there again today. Useful information from …

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Yoga Workshops in Niseko

Starting this coming Saturday the 24th at The Orchards!!! Timetable Workshops with Cat and Phil: The Four Contemplations (see below for description) -Sat (土) 24 Feb Workshop: Lecture/Mediation 16:30-17:15 (45 mins) Asana (17:30-19:30) (120 Mins) -Sun (日) 25 Feb Workshop: Lecture/Mediation 16:30-17:15 (45 mins) Asana (17:30-19:30) (120 Mins) – Tues (火) 27 Feb 10:30-11:45 (75 mins) Open Classes (Led Vinyasa …

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Niseko Snow Report 19 February 2018

*15cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was -8°C. More of the same! Huge fat flakes falling straight down and the snow quality is amazing today with a light fluffy texture. Visibility looks like it will be limited but with light winds it will again be another all time morning on the …

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Niseko Snow Report, 18 February 2018

*23cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was -6°C. Yesterday morning the sun came out and providing spectacular conditions on the mountain. By late afternoon snowfall had returned to the region. We had some strong winds overnight ( and another dump ) which have created some serious snow drifts. There will be …

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Niseko Snow Report, 17 February 2018

*22cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was -5°C. Just when we thought the snowfall could not get any more full on….it does! It is absolutely DUMPING this morning. Another heroic dump in the last 24 hrs has the Niseko region groans under the relentless snowfall that has gone one for what …

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Niseko Snow Report, 16 February 2018

*25cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was -6°C. We have light snowfall this morning and you guessed it lots of great snow! To be fair most of the snowfall accumulation happened yesterday with not much adding to the tally overnight. The big question is what gates will open if any in …

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Niseko Snow Report, 15 February 2018

*27cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was -6°C. Another crazy morning…the majority of the accumulative snowfall came down yesterday with just a reasonable top up overnight. It will no doubt be epic though again all over the resorts and i will be difficult to go wrong 😉 There is no let …

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Niseko Snow Report, 14 February 2018

*25cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was -9°C. The amazing snowfall has continued for the last 24 hours and conditions will be mega deep up there today!! With no sign of the snowfall letting up anytime soon it is going to be a wild week!! Stay safe out there. Useful information …

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Niseko Snow Report, 13 February 2018

*30cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was -11°C. What else do you need to know?!?! Well…..it is still snowing…it is expected to keep snowing ALL WEEK and the winds are light….. GO GO GO! On a serious note please ski and snowboard with in your limits as Looks like visibility will …

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Niseko Rail Jam Series Final

Saturday night saw the 3rd and final Niseko Rail event for this season. The series was put together by Rhythm Japan, Nisade & Explore Niseko supported by Oyuki & Ginto Village. A huge crowd came down to watch the Rail Jam action and were also treated to Taiko drumming, fire dancing and some games between heats. The winners were: 1st …

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Niseko Snow Report, 12 February 2018

*12cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was -11°C. The strong blast of winter weather has arrived and it is cold out there. Make sure to wear and extra layer and face masks will be essential today. The snow quality is fantastic with mid winter perfection on offer this morning. We have …

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Niseko Snow Report, 11 February 2018

*5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 08:00 today the temperature was -1°C. Another mild morning here in Niseko. Looks like with dodged the potential rain event yesterday! Winter is due to return with a vengeance later today and remain cold for the the rest of the week with lots of snowfall predicted BRING IT ON! …

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Niseko Snow Report, 10 February 2018

*4cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:30 today the temperature was -1°C. A warmer morning here in Niseko with very light snowfall. Most of the snowfall accumulation on the 360niseko weather station came down yesterday so today we cannot expect any easily accessible pow turns around the resorts. Groomed runs are the go today. A …

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Niseko Snow Report, 9 February 2018

*12cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was -6°C. Excellent snowfall this morning with fat flakes lazily free falling down. Yesterday evening the snowfall really picked up and it certainly feels like it has snowed a lot more than the 12 cm we are reporting on our snow station here. On the …

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Niseko Snow Report, 8 February 2018

*8cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was -7°C. A great layer of overnight snowfall has set the day up nicely. Presently overcast with and we can expect sporadic snowfall to continue throughout the day. Conditions higher up on the mountain should be good! Useful information from other places Accumulative snow fall …

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Niseko Snow Report, 7 February 2018

*1cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was -6°C. Great to see the return of cold temperatures and snowfall. Hopefully more will accumulate quickly through the day but at this stage it will be ‘dust on crust’ so caution is advised on the mountain. Still best to stick to the groomed runs …

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Niseko Snow Report, 6 February 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was -12°C. Not the conditions we were expecting today forecast said snowfall today!! It is a beautiful morning none the less with not a cloud in the sky! Another day for the groomed runs or some deep backcountry adventures in search of fresh snow!?! Useful …

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Niseko Snow Report, 5 February 2018

*4cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was -1°C. Just a modest top up overnight but still good to see the return of fresh snowfall after a few lean days. It is unlikely old tracks have been filled in so may be best to stick to the groomed runs today. Plenty of …

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Niseko Snow Report, 4 February 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was -1°C. Another calm overcast morning with much warmer conditions.The expected snowfall has not eventuated but is still in the forecast for today so lets see what happens. After the recent rise in temperature please be careful on the roads and walking around the village …

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Niseko Snow Report, 3 February 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 08:00 today the temperature was -5°C. A calm overcast morning. We have some high altitude clouds this morning but the visibility is good. With just a dusting of fresh snow the groomed runs will be the pick for this morning. There will still be lots of great snow out …

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Niseko Snow Report, 2 February 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 05:00 today the temperature was -19°C. A clear morning and the forecast is for a fine day ahead. As much as we love relentless snowfall it is nice to have a break from snow clearing and the chance to explore the backcountry 😉 Look’s like the snowfall will return …

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Niseko Snow Report, 1 February 2018

*17cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was -8°C. Surprise surprise. Another morning with fresh snow 😉 Yesterday afternoon the relentless snowfall finally stopped the sun came out and Mt.Yotei briefly appeared. Overnight we have had a nice top up and it is possible a reset higher up on the mountain. We …

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Niseko Snow Report, 31 January 2018

*41cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was -9°C. Ok now this is getting ridiculous! Yesterday it pretty much snowed non stop all day…a better way to put it would be it DUMPED all day! The snowfall ( dumpage ) has continued through the night and this morning conditions are simply jaw …

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Niseko Snow Report, 30 January 2018

*28cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was -10°C. This morning again greats us with yet another fantastic layer of fresh snowfall!! Last night it absolutely dumped and the quality of the snow this morning is as good as it gets! We are in the grip of one of if not the …

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Niseko Snow Report, 29 January 2018

*13.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:30 today the temperature was -10°C. We have another cold overcast morning with light wind, light snowfall and another sweet top up of fresh snowfall to kick off the new week. Conditions on the mountain will no doubt be excellent. The forecast for the week ahead is….cold…overcast ….and snowy! …

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Niseko Snow Report, 28 January 2018

*15cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:15 today the temperature was -7°C. This IS getting repetitive!! Basically a repeat of yesterdays’s perfect powder conditions again with slightly more wind. What have the last few days in Niseko looked like? Nice POV footage from Aurora Braid bouncing through the pow! Useful information from other places Accumulative …

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Niseko Snow Report, 27 January 2018

*18cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:20 today the temperature was -6°C. Basically a repeat of yesterdays’s perfect powder conditions. A healthy top up overnight of dry light powder – it will easily be over 20+cm up on the mountain. Enjoy and have a great day out there. Useful information from other places Accumulative snow …

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Niseko Snow Report, 26 January 2018

*27cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was -9°C. Perfect powder conditions this morning. Light snowfall, no wind and overcast. We all love the sunshine but overcast conditions can be great as the snow stays in excellent condition all day…lap after lap ….after lap. With an excellent dump overnight conditions on the …

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Niseko Snow Report, 25 January 2018

*8cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was -17.5°C. It is the coldest morning of the season out there today! The snowfall has all accumulated overnight so there is a great chance we will see a reset on higher parts of the mountain. The snow quality this morning is superb with classic …

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Niseko Snow Report, 24 January 2018

*24cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:30AM today the temperature was -12°C. It is a brilliant morning in Niseko! Yesterday at around 16:00 the storm hit Niseko with some real ferocity packing gale force winds and heavy snowfall. This morning everything has gone to script! The wind has dropped, the clouds have disappeared and it …

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Niseko Snow Report, 23 January 2018.

*1.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 5:45AM today the temperature was -2.6°C. Slim pickings out there this morning BUT great news as temps and weather seem to be running to forecast and we should see a solid blizzard, heavy snow and semi typhoon level winds turn up later in the day. If that does all …

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NIseko Snow Report, 22 January 2018.

*17.5cm has fallen in the last 21 hours in Niseko. At 5:45AM today the temperature was -11°C. Above: Niseko is not all tree runs, you can imagine these chunks getting spat out of Mt Yotie when she was in her prime and active. The current storm we are experiencing kicked in around 8.30 AM yesterday and has been hammering away …

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Niseko Snow Report, 21 January 2018

*7.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -7°C. Light snowfall and overcast conditions this morning in Niskeo. A modest top up but higher up will certainly be enough to keep things exciting. Seaside Shirne A leisurely afternoon drive by the Sea of Japan yesterday. Useful information from other places Accumulative snow …

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Niseko Snow Report, 20 January 2018

*7cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -10°C. A glorious morning in Niseko with beautiful clear skies and minimal wind. Most of today’s snow accumulation feel during the day yesterday so unlikely we have had a reset on the mountain.Despite this the cold temperatures overnight will have sucked most of the …

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Mountain Screening with the Australian Chamber Orchestra

This looks like an incredible event tomorrow night at The Orchards here in Niseko. The Australian Chamber Orchestra has been performing in Niseko over years and is always a highlight of the winter for classical music lovers. This year the ACO is featuring a soundtrack collaboration with a new feature film MOUNTAIN. If you would like to purchase a ticket …

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Haruna’s Line

The My House Pictures archive is packed with clips that have never seen the light of day so across the next few weeks 360 is going to throw open the vault! This line is ridden by one of Japan’s most stylish female riders Gentemstick’s Haruna Kito.

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Niseko Snow Report, 19 January 2018

*6cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -4°C. Great to see the return of significant snowfall to the region! It is always a bit of a guessing game as to how much has fallen and where as we state in our disclaimer. Last night we had dinner in Kutchan and over …

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Niseko Snow Report, 18 January 2018

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -2°C. No new snowfall this morning and another calm overcast morning. The groomed runs will be in excellent condition and early morning turns are our pick. The outlook for snowfall is looking good with temperatures dropping and fresh snowfall from this afternoon continuing on …

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Niseko Snow Report, 17 January 2018

*1cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -6°C. Not too much to get excited about in terms of new snowfall and currently overcast. Hopes are high that the cloud will burn off shortly and this could be THE DAY with fine weather with light winds being the order of the day. …

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World Ski Awards 2017

A guest post from our friends at NISADE When a company wins an award, you know they’re doing good business. When a company is voted a winner by the public for five years running, you know their talent extends to more than just business. Niseko Alpine Developments [NISADE] enjoyed a fifth consecutive victory at the recent World Ski Awards, the …

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Niseko Snow Report, 16 January 2018

*8cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -4°C. Conditions higher up the the mountain should be pretty good after yesterday’s snow flurries. The snow that has accumulated on our snow station fell yesterday morning so it will be a matter of finding the wind blown stashes and having your way with …

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Niseko Shootout

The guys from Hokkaido Core are kicking off a very cool photo competition – Niseko Shootout. A photo contest that hope could some day turn into an invitational event for photographer/ pro-rider teams with different categories and different days at each mountain. Here is a shout out from Winse: “We are incredibly proud and excited to announce the 2017-2018 Niseko …

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Niseko Snow Report, 15 January 2018

*0.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -2°C. A milder morning today with calm overcast conditions. We have no snowfall over night is only a residual dusting from yesterday. Looks like today will be a good one for hitting the groomers or heading into the backcountry to find some fresh powder …

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Niseko Snow Report, 14 January 2018

*6.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -13°C. Looks like we can expect another stellar day in the mountains. It is exceptionally cold this morning and the overnight snowfall is so light and dry we pretty much blew the snow off the snow station. Since then heavy snowfall kicked back in. …

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Niseko Snow Report, 13 January 2018

* 20.0 cm has fallen in the last 24 hours. At 6:06 am today the temperature was -11.9c. Solid snowfall in the last 24 hours and probably enough to re-set most places. It’s nice and cold too so face shields and an extra layer will be the order of the day. Hard to tell as it’s dark but temps this cold …

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Niseko Snow Report, 12 January 2018.

* 11.0 cm has fallen in the last 24 hours. At 6:06 am today the temperature was -4.9c. Another  decent fall overnight and it’s not as cold and clear this morning but still looks pretty good on the snow front. Rumor is yesterday was day of the year and 360 tends to agree. Today will be very close if not better …

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Niseko Village Early Lifts With Barton Lynch.

Early Lifts With Barton Lynch from 360niseko on Vimeo. The early lift program that runs in January each year is a great chance to experience the resorts minus too many other folks and if you are lucky perhaps even score an epic powder day. #360 had the opportunity to follow along with Former World Surfing Champion and WSL commentator Barton …

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Niseko Snow Report, 11 January 2018.

* 10.5 cm has fallen in the last 24 hours. At 6:06 am today the temperature was -12.0c. A decent fall overnight and it’s cold and clear this morning. Riding today will be pretty exceptional due to the snow quality. Rug up it’s COLD. Check the live cam feed if you would like to see what is cooking right now in …

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Niseko Rail Jam Series 2

  The second in the Rail Jam series that is being put together by the Rhythm, Oyuki, Nisade, Explore Niseko and Ginto Village arced up tonight (10/01/2018) in a classic Niseko snowstorm and it was a step to the next level after last months first event. The event site was like a super cool little music festival and the crowd …

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IN CREW December Niseko Edit

2018 in crew December from mikio on Vimeo. We love to see a local edit hot off the press and this one is a beauty! 360niseko followers will remember local photographer Junichiro Watanabe from our UCABU photobook & exhibition post in November. Jun shoots with a group of Snowboarders called In Crew and this is their edit from last month. …

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Niseko Snow Report, 10 January 2018.

* 4.5 cm has fallen in the last 24 hours. At 6:06 am today the temperature was -6.0c. It looks as though our mega pow day got blown away with the strong wind and the storm that drifted north taking the majority of the snowfall with it, there will be some epic drifted stashes though. As we type the wind is …

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Niseko Snow Report, 9 January 2018.

* 0 cm has fallen in the last 24 hours. At 5:50 am today the temperature was  +2.0c. As we type this morning steady rain is falling here at 300m as forecast so it’s shaping up for a gloomy day. The rain is probably snow above 1000m but it’s probably a great day to tune equipment and onsen hard.  The rain …

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Niseko Snow Report, 8 January 2018.

* 5.5 cm has fallen in the last 24 hours. At 5:50 am today the temperature was  -2.9c. So the throttle got yanked back in pretty brutal fashion last night on the snowfall front and temps are headed upward. Still going be good riding out there today so worth the effort to drag one’s self out of bed. Forecast is running …

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Niseko Snow Report, 7 January 2018.

* 26.5 cm has fallen in the last 24 hours. At 6:00 am today the temperature was  -6.9c. The 24 hour snowfall has been pretty solid and even though a lot of it fell during the day there will be great fresh tracks to be nabbed today. There is some hocus-pocus going on with the forecast that should it come true …

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Niseko Snow Report, 6 January 2017.

* 10 cm has fallen in the last 24 hours. At 6:11 am today the temperature was  -3.9 There has been a good fall of snow overnight and by the looks of the station it’s probably the best day in the last few so not the day to linger in the lodge or condo. More snow is forecast across the day …

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Niseko Snow Report, 5 January 2018.

* 3.5 cm has fallen in the last 24 hours. At 5:48 am today the temperature was  -4.9 There has been minimal snowfall accumulation at 300Meters despite snow falling for most of the day yesterday and the snow station is almost a carbon copy of yesterday. Anyone who ventured up the mountain can tell you it was snowing quite a bit …

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The Vale Rusutsu

If you’ve visited Hokkaido and haven’t skied Rusutsu, you are missing out. Just like Niseko, Rusutsu is graced with incredible annual snowfall. Fabulous terrain, exquisite birch trees and charming off-piste amenities make Rusutsu a must for any powder-loving Hokkaido traveller. If you have visited Rusutsu, you’ll be thrilled to hear that resort owners Kamori Kanko and Niseko property mogul Niseko …

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Niseko Snow Report, 4 January 2018.

* 3.0 cm has fallen in the last 24 hours. At 5:48 am today the temperature was  -2.9 There has been minimal snowfall overnight at 300Meters and temps have bobbed up and down like a fishing boat on the sea of Okhotsk. This morning it’s warmer than a lot of the last 30 days but running right to forecast and there …

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Chasing First Tracks?

Have you ever gazed at the resort from the lift line and thought “What if” … what if I could be up there first, what if I got to nail first run through that pow field? With Niseko becoming increasingly popular that can be a bit harder than it sounds. Sure you can line up and be on the first …

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Niseko Snow Report, 3 January 2018.

* 8.0 cm has fallen in the last 24 hours. At 5:08 am today the temperature was  -6.9 Snow has fallen overnight and while the conditions may be a little off the normal deep pow that we enjoyed for the bulk of December there is fresh snow and there will be even more up high. Temps yesterday swung around in a …

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ginger – Niseko’s Newest Restaurant

Last week we had the chance to have dinner at Niseko newest Restaurant ginger. The restaurant is located in the ground floor of AYA Niseko. The restaurant offers a Breakfast Buffet 7-10am, Lunch Menu 11-3pm, Apres 3-5pm and Dinner 6-10pm. We settled in for Dinner and were treated to a international menu with a Hokkaido theme. To put is simply …

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Niseko Snow Report, 2 January 2018

* 1 cm has fallen in the last 24 hours. At 6:30 am today the temperature was  0 The forecast storm and snow has done a bit of a disappearing act on us and today at 6.08 am the temp is hovering around 0. There was some snow in the past 24 hours but it has consolidated quite a bit overnight. …

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A Gloomy Start to the New Year in Niseko

With the light rain and almost grey-bird conditions of Early Jan 1 we did a quick spin around Niseko town to see just how much snow was left after the bluebird days … The answer is simple, lots. Temperatures are set to plunge tonight and the powder will return with a vengeance for the rest of the first week of …

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Niseko Snow Report, 1 January 2017

* 0.5 cm has fallen in the last 24 hours. At 6:30 am today the temperature was  1.5 The new year has kicked off with light snowfall/sleet starting around 4.50AM and the forecast is showing continued snowfall this week and a slowly declining temp today. It seems like the deep winter pattern is back after a couple of blue days so …

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New Year Let’s GO!

New years celebrations are only a few hours away as we round off 2017. New years celebrations are basically variations on the theme and here in Niseko the main event is the annual torch relay in Grand Hirafu as a large group of skiers aand boarders assemble on Nikabe run and form the year number and ski down to the …

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Niseko Snow Report, 31 December 2017.

* 0 cm has fallen in the last 24 hours. At 6:38 am today the temperature was  -7.9 °C. Its been a December to remember and after last years horror season it’s fantastic to see Niseko return to the normal pattern we hope for in the Powder Kingdom. The year is going to end how it started and we have 0 snowfall …

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Niseko Snow Report, 30 December 2017.

* 26cm has fallen in the last 24 hours. At 5:38 am today the temperature was  -7.2 °C. While most of the snow showing on todays report fell through the day yesterday it will still be a pow day out there. lots of the gates have remained closed and the trophy lines in the off Piste areas are “Mostly” untouched. It’s going …

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Niseko Snow Report, 29 December 2017

* 24cm has fallen in the last 24 hours. At 6:45 am today the temperature was  -6.9 °C. The dream run continues people! Read the figures…read the avalanche report and HIT IT! Useful information from other places Accumulative snow fall to date in Niseko, 636.5 cm Snow depth at the peak, 310 cm Snow depth at the base, 130 cm Real time …

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Niseko Classic 2018

As we now gorge ourselves on copious amounts of world class powder snow check out why some people actually prefer summer! July 7 – 8 next year the Niseko Classic road cycling race will be on for young and old! The Niseko Classic is a calendar qualifier event for the UCI (Union CyclisteInternationale) Gran FondoWorld Series. Qualifiers then have the …

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Niseko Snow Report, 28 December 2017

* 31.5 has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko,much more in drifted areas. At 6:00 am today the temperature was  -6.9 °C. Apologies for the site being unavailable for a while yesterday, it seems our traffic has spiked along with the snowfall and we needed to make some server changes to handle the extra traffic. If you were outside yesterday …

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Niseko Snow Report, 27 December 2017

* 18.5 has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko,much more in drifted areas. At 6:00 am today the temperature was  –10.2 °C. The Powder Express arrived at about 60 kph all day yesterday and for most of the night, this along with double digit cold temps has seen probably the largest snowfall of the season but readings on the snow …

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MY ecolodge, Niseko’s Budget Alternative.

An affordable snow holiday in Niseko can be a pretty hard thing to find these days and as the once cheap pensions and local family run style accommodation slowly gets replaced with higher end multi level accommodations the Fairlane Hospitality group has addressed this with the MY ecolodge offering. MY ecolodge is aimed at the budget-conscious traveller and provides a super …

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Niseko Snow Report, 26 December 2017.

* 9.5 cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko, note the conditions in the report. At 6:00 am today the temperature was  – 8.6 °C. Yesterdays storm arrived in a really blunt manner and in a matter of several minutes conditions changed from no wind and light rain to gale force wind and blizzard conditions. We have also had the …

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Hirafu Village from the Air

Hirafu Village, Niseko 22 December 2017 from 360niseko on Vimeo. Merry Christmas again! As we wait for our Christmas lunch to cook we thought it would be nice to share this video taken last Friday 22 December. After a massive start to the season with huge snowfall we wanted to capture some of the beautiful accumulations of snowfall around Hirafu …

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Niseko Snow Report, 25 December 2017

* 0 cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:30 am today the temperature was  4.1 °C… yes that’s not  spelling mistake! Merry Christmas from 360 to all our viewers! Santa must have been watching this year and all our parking the wrong way round at Max Value, talking too loud in the onsen, putting chopsticks in …

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WA Exhibition Kiyoe Gallery

Yesterday we dropped by KIYOE GALLERY to take a look at there first exhibition in there series of exhibitions that will be running until the end of March. The first exhibition that has been running since December 9th is a photographic exhibition featuring, Shin Tokumaru, Yoichi Watanabe, Seiji Kazui, Soshin, Season Lao. The exhibition is full of amazing prints taken …

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Niseko Snow Report, 24 December 2017

* 0 cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:30 am today the temperature was a balmy -2 °C. . Well that just happened and there has been no snow accumulation overnight. There were some small falls yesterday and I am sure there was snowfall up high but our station at 300m is bare this morning. There’s a …

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Niseko Snow Report, 23 December 2017.

* 8 cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:30 am today the temperature was a balmy 0 °C. . It’s almost a relief after the last weeks onslaught to see a bit less snow today after an amazing afternoon in yesterdays bluebird conditions. Riding is gonna be fast and fun today and the smart money would be on …

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Niseko Snow Report, 22 December 2017

* 19 cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:30 am today the temperature was -2.9 °C. . Yet another amazing morning of snowfall here in Niseko. Conditions are much warmer already than they have been for the last week. This will make the snow slightly heavier lower down on the mountain but the skiing and snowboarding will …

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Niseko Snow Report, 21 December 2017

* 38 cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:25 am today the temperature was -6.9 °C.  If you have had the snorkel out the last few days then today you are going to need the full scuba-tank, mask and regulator. Our last storm had a real sting in the tail and this 24hr snowfall was the …

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Niseko Snow Report, 20 December 2017.

* 23.5 cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:25 am today the temperature was -8.9 °C.  Goodness it’s going to be another amazing December day out there today, visability wise it may be a little average but the snow is going to be light, dry and everywhere. There looks to be some pretty warm weather on …

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Niseko Snow Report, 19 December 2017.

* 36 cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:00 am today the temperature was -5.9 °C.  Our stellar December just keeps marching forward and the last 24 hours has seen one of the bigger snowfalls of the 2017/2018 season so far. This pile of pow is now on top of yesterdays and the day before’s piles …

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Niseko Snow Report, 18 December 2017

* 28 cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:15 am today the temperature was -7.8 °C.  The powder machine really kicked in across the day yesterday and the majority of the 24 hour snowfall happened during daylight hours with 25 cm’s in the 12 hours from yesterdays report time. Snow has just started to fall agin …

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Niseko Snow Report, 17 December 2017

* 18 cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 5:45 am today the temperature was -7.9 °C.  We have had a good sized fall of snow over night and through the day yesterday (it felt like the bulk of the snow as in the afternoon) taking us up past the 4 meter mark for recorded falls this …

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Korua Shapes Edit

If you have not seen the stuff the guys at Korua put out then your in for a treat it’s some of the coolest follow cam getting around and an EPIC showcase of what the boards can do. This is fresh from the desk, enjoy. KORUA Shapes – YEARNING FOR TURNING Vol. 6 – Carve Oddity from KORUA Shapes on …

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“Rouge Elements” Film Premiere Cancelled

Teton Gravity Reasearch film “Rouge Elements” AT the Niseko Chomin centre as previously advertised for tonight SATURDAY 16TH DECEMBER has been cancelled. For anyone who has bought a ticket at Rhythm Summit or Rhythm please return your wrist band for a full refund. 360niseko would like to apologies for any inconvenience or disappointment caused and thanks our Rhythm and Tamashii …

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Niseko Snow Report, 16 December 2017.

* 5 cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 5:55 am today the temperature was -4.0 °C.    Not much snow to report this morning and there won’t be a whole lot of pow on offer in the resorts but out the gates will be a different story. The powder wireless was crackling last night with a …

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Niseko Snow Report, 15 December 2017.

* 8 cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:10 am today the temperature was -3.1 °C.  Steady snow is falling as we type the report this morning and it’s looking like we are headed into a snowy weekend. Not going to be an epic day by Niseko standards today but there will be some great stashes …

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Niseko Snow Report, 14 December 2017.

* 10cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:10 am today the temperature was -1.1 °C.  Ok so the powder fever has subsided after yesterdays awesome conditions right? A bit of context this morning, Niseko’s snow pack had been decreasing every year for the past 5 years and last year was considered about the worst year in …

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Niseko Snow Report, 13 December 2017.

*25 cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:22 am today the temperature was -6.5 °C.  Wow what a difference 24 hours in Niseko can make. About an hour or so after yesterdays report the snow hit and it just kept hitting hard all day long, when the team at 360 put thier PJ’s on and pulled the …

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Niseko Snow Report, 12 December 2017.

*1.5 cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:22 am today the temperature was -7.5 °C.  OK we are being brutally honest here … it’s a groomer day for sure. There has been only a small amount of snow overnight and yesterdays warm and wet conditions will have frozen to make for a pretty brutal base under …

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Niseko Snow Report, 11 December 2017.

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:22 am today the temperature was 1.7 °C.  We’re not sure if it was all the kids having a blast at the Rail Jam last night, an incorrect temple entry or just a plain old reality check but this morning at 6.00 light rain is falling and any overnight snow …

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Niseko Snow Report, 10 December.

*12cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:22 am today the temperature was -6.5 °C.  So the second week of december is looming and we are at a really respectable snow level that is close to half of last years total snowfall as plenty of people have been reminding 360 though this is just a “Normal” year …

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Niseko Snowreport, 9 December 2017.

*7cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:38 am today the temperature was -10.1 °C. There has been a nice little top-up overnight and conditions will be crisp and sharp this morning with one of the colder mornings of the season so far. Snow was falling as well put the report together and it’s facewarmer/shield stuff out and …

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Made In Niseko Part 3.

  Above: If you have a retina screen or a 4k screen hit the HD button on the Video. Catching up with Powderlife founder Kris Lund and Aaron Jamieson you can feel a sense of relief, December has arrived and along with it the 50th Issue of the magazine that started in a dusty Niseko lodge over 12 years ago. …

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Niseko Snow Report, 8 December 2017

*2.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:45 am today the temperature was -6 °C.. Another frigid morning here will again provide primo skiing and boarding throughout the resorts. We can expect intermittent snowfall throughout the day and the good times keep on rolling here in Niseko! Useful information from other places Accumulative snow fall to date …

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Niseko Rail Jam – Series 1

A shout out from Bree at Nisade! Series #1 of the Niseko Rail Jam is happening Sunday 10th kicking off at 5pm! Sign up is free at Rhythm Japan on Saturday 9th. There are 30 spots available so it’s first come, first served. Skiers and riders welcome, doors open at 8am. We have some amazing prizes to give away including …

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“Rogue Elements” Film Premiere.

Nothing beats watching highly skilled riders sending it in the snow and nothing beats watching it on a big screen in a hall filled with like minded people. 360niseko along with Rhythm Summit,  and Tamashi -Bar are combining to bring the new Teton Gravity Reasearch film “Rouge Elements” to the Niseko Chomin centre for the Hokkaido premiere of this epic …

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Niseko Snow Report, 7 December 2017

*5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:45 am today the temperature was -9 °C.. Another cold mid winter like morning here in Niseko. With light winds in the forecast it will be another excellent day on the mountain. An extra layer and a face mask essential this morning! Useful information from other places Accumulative snow fall …

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Niseko Snow Report, 6 December 2017

*20cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:45 am today the temperature was -7 °C.. Another all time morning on the cards with the strongest cold front on the season enveloping us here in Niseko. It has absolutely dumped over night and coupled with the cold temperatures has created what we are guessing is some of the …

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Niseko Physio and Massage Now Open

The awesome team at Niseko Physio are now open for business so if you are need of any assistance get it contact or drop in at their clinic across the road from Seicomart in Australia House. Niseko Physio and Massage (Asia Physio) is now open for our 12th season helping the injured, weary and crocked seasonal staff and guests. We …

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Niseko Snow Report, 5 December 2017

*8.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:45 am today the temperature was -4 °C. Presently calm overcast conditions with sporadic snowfall.Another excellent top up of snowfall and conditions will again be excellent on the mountain. We are expecting wild weather later today with strong winds and heavy snowfall and the outlook for the rest of the …

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A Mighty Bluebird

Today was one of those days. After the recent heavy snowfall and amazing conditions on the mountain it was both liberating and inspiring to see blue skies and Niseko’s incredible vistas once again. The cold temperatures and heavy snowfall coupled with no wind meant that the snow was clinging to everything until mid morning. Unfortunately we were unable to sample …

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Niseko Snow Report 4 December 2017

*7.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:18 am today the temperature was -8.6 °C. The dumpage of the past few days has eased and a pretty warm front bowled through the region yesterday after a pretty epic start and the snow became damp and heavy not quite the glug we had to deal with last year …

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Niseko Snow Report 3 December 2017

*14cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:30am today the temperature was -3.5°C. Today kind of feels like Niseko is stuck in some sort of weird loop and it’s almost a carbon copy of yesterday as far as snowfall goes and the only real difference is the temp, which is spiking upward as per the forecast. …

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Hanazono Opening Day

Hanazono opened this morning and the good vibes from Annupuri’s opening must have been carried across on the wind the other day cause it was all smiles over on the Kutchan side of the mountain this morning. It was a 1990 crowd (small) and it was A+ conditions. There was more than enough fresh pow to have anyone who was …

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Niseko Snow Report 2 December 2017

*14cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:30am today the temperature was -8.3°C. Saturday in pow town. As you can see from the pic there is almost as much snow as yesterday and the march toward the fabled 20M Winter goes on. The whole mountain here in Niseko will link today (as long as the top lifts …

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Niseko Snow Report 1 December 2017

*20cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:30am today the temperature was -8.2°C. December has dawned with a nice respectable amount of dumpage and the powder gods seem set to keep gracing us with the love right into the weekend with snow is falling steady and strong right now. Temps are nice and cold so the …

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Niseko Snow Report 30 November 2017

*5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:30am today the temperature was -7.4°C. Peering out into the darkness at 360’s snow station this morning it was hard to tell if the next round of snow had appeared but flicking on an outside light gave us confirmation that snow had in fact arrived and as the report …

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Niseko Snow Report 29 November 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:30 today the temperature was 5.6°C. The Powder Express is fully offline today and with toasty temps outside our epic 200cm base will be contracting and compacting at full pace … which is a good thing for what’s round the corner. Temps will drop rapidly as the next cold …

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Life in the Snowdome

With over 2m of accumulative snowfall at village level so far this month it is always fun to take a look at daily life. There are 4 certainties to life in Niseko: Birth, death, taxes and snow shoveling!

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Niseko Snow Report 28 November 2017

*.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:00 today the temperature was -0.1°C. Right now Niseko is drawing collective breath as the dumpage we have been under draws breath. There is a warm front moving in as we type this report and while the forecast is for more snow from Wednesday right now it’s pretty clear. We …

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Niseko Snow Report 27 November 2017

*23.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:00 today the temperature was -7.2°C. Our friend the trend breaking November is still shining bright and this morning there is a solid Hokkaido chill in the air. Most of the forecasts are showing no snow for today but looking out the window from 360’s snow station at 300m at …

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Niseko Snow Report, 26 November 2017

*30cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -6°C. On with the show! Another hefty morning on the 360niseko snow station with 30cm of Hokkaido’s finest powder snow served up! The expected wind has not eventuated at village level so it should be another spectacular morning on the mountain. Will be interesting …

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Annupuri Opening 25 November

Annupuri Ski Area spun its gondola and quad lift for the first time of the season this saturday and it was a bit of a time-machine deal to Novembers past. The turnout was mostly local and the snow was GREAT, vibe on the gondola was pretty epic as well and most people seemed very happy to be accessing such good …

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Niseko Snow Report, 25 November 2017

*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 …

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Made In Niseko Part 2

The word “Kage” means shadow in Japanese and in the case of Kazumichi Inakage of Kage Photo it could not be a better description. “Kage” is a very quiet unassuming and humble artist who’s exterior covers up an incredibly complex and skilled interior steeped in a hardcore snow based history and he certainly casts his own shadow. From spending 8 …

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Niseko Snow Report, 24 November 2017

*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 …

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Niseko Open for the 2017-18 Season!

Today Grand Hirafu opened for the 2017-18 season!! After the deluge of snow over the last week there gave us plenty of snow coverage especially higher up on the mountain but over all opening day has not quite lived up to the hype. Ridable terrain is limited to the Center course off the Ace Pair Lift #3. Downloading is in …

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Niseko Snow Report, 23 November 2017

*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 …

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Powder Hounds Today In Niseko

Opening day looms and tomorrow the lifts are set to spin in Hirafu and there is a pretty good chance it will be the best opening day in MANY years. The guys from Holiday Niseko were up doing some “Research” and … well you make the call but to us the snow looks pretty damn good for November … or …

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Niseko Snow Report, 21 November 2017

*22cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:30 today the temperature was -8°C. The constant snow fall over the last 3 days has finally let up. Another very cold morning and the snow has a brilliant light texture. We have been treated to a spectacular amount of snowfall and this may be the best start to …

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January is November in Niseko

To say it’s been snowing a bit in Niseko would be a full down play it’s been pretty off scale for November and espically when you look at the 5 year data. There is some warm patches on the way but they are not looking to big so we could have a stellar season on our hands. This is what …

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Niseko Snow Report, 20 November 2017

*35cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:30 today the temperature was -8°C and it is still snowing. It has been an amazing 24 hrs of snowfall and the snowfall shows no signs of letting up with cold temperatures and continued heavy snowfall forecast all day. For those living in the Niseko region caution is advised …

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Niseko Snow Report, 19 November 2017

*9.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:30 today the temperature was -4°C. The predicted strong cold front has moved into the region and we have a beautiful later of light and dry powder. Yesterday’s warmer weather resulted in some slushy conditions at lower elevations but the freezing level looked like it was above 500m so …

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UCABU photobook and photo exhibition

UCABU Hot Air Balloon x Snowboarding Niseko Japan from Junichiro Watanabe on Vimeo. Tonight sees the latest exhibition by local photographer Junichiro Watanabe. This year Jun has created something special. UCABU literally translates to floating in Japanese. The whole concept for the project was to combine snowboarding photography, a hot air balloon and aerial photography. Yes you read that right. …

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Niseko Snow Report, 17 November 2017

*10cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:30 today the temperature was -2.5°C. The early season snowfall has continued and we have a solid top up and it is still snowing. The snow has a very light powdery quality which can be explained by the cold temperature! Snow is forecast throughout the day and tomorrow when …

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Niseko Weather … a primer.

It’s that time of year when everyone who has spent more than 10 minutes in Niseko or visited once in 96 has a weather theory and the ability to see into the future. You could even say weather forecasting is an unofficial winter sport here. Some folks go with the 100% organic/spiritual “I have a connection to the mountain” system …

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Niseko Snow Report, 16 November 2017

*22cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:30 today the temperature was -1.5°C. Some serious snowfall overnight and it looks like the snow clearers will be back at work this morning making the roads passable! With strong winter like conditions today and a top temperature of ZERO conditions are rapidly improving. Continued snowfall is in forecast …

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Enter the White World

Surprisingly from 8:00 is started snowing and then it DUMPED. In a matter of an hour the snowfall transformed the region into….winter. Here is a short edit driving through Hirafu Village to Kutchan and back. Enter the White World in Niseko from 360niseko on Vimeo. After clearing our snow station at 6:30 by 11:00 we had a solid 10cm of …

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Niseko Snow Report, 15 November 2017

*1cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:30 today the temperature was 0°C. It has been a nasty few days of weather with wind and rain but last night temperatures dropped and this morning we have a beautiful later for fresh snowfall and the sun is out. This will probably not last long with the temperature …

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Niseko Snow Report, 12 November 2017

*9.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:30 today the temperature was 1°C. After a wild day yesterday with strong winds and heavy rainfall turning to wet snow intermittently. During the night the rain turned to snow and the region is coated even at lower elevations. Higher up on the mountain it is safe to say …

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Made In Niseko Part 1

  Offshore Snow Shapes     Above: Jake McCarthy mid powder burn in the Niseko backcountry. Photo Keats. Insets: L-R.  Ritchie, Josh and Charlie of Offshore. Offshore Snowboards are located about one heel-side and one toe-side turn from the end of the main run at Moiwa and in a situation that is uniquely Japanese their factory is smack bang in with all the …

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Niseko Snow Report, 5 November 2017

*0.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was 0°C. On Friday evening a strong cold front moved into the region coupled with strong winds and heavy rainfall at lower elevations but higher up on the mountain there was a solid layer of snow. We had another cold night and this morning have …

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Blast Of White In Niseko

The snowline dipped low again last night and in some places it seems as though the atmosphere was only cold across a band that ran mid mountain.The arrivial of the snow is a pretty amazing process and across the coming weeks we are front-row for the show. Check the images below. Above: Snowline decent on Mt Yotie. Above: A band …

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4K all day

There are a few changes at 360 this year and one of them is 4K content … not that semi suss UHD stuff but the full blown 4K. Those of you checking the site with an I-phone or a macbook with a retina screen will notice it instantly and those of you on a destop will dig the big screen …

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Special Halloween Costume Party in Niseko!

Hosted by Nisade, MnK & Niseko Tourism at Tamashii Bar this will be a huge one! Calling all spooky freaks and geeks to join us at Niseko’s Halloween Party! Come one come all for music, costumes, burgers, cocktails and epic prizes all night. See you all there Saturday 28th October from 4pm at Tamashii

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GLOORIOUS COFFEE GETS A BRAND-NEW LOOK

Nothing kicks off a morning in the mountains quite as nicely as an invigorating cup of specially brewed coffee! Gloorious cafes are located inside Rhythm Japans’ stores in both Niseko and Hakuba. The cafes have been given a fresh look to reflect the harmonious partnership between winter activities and caffeine. The cafes have also partnered with a new supplier, Allpress …

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DPS Shadow Campaign ‘The Time Within’

A brilliant take on the Hokkaido powder experience from DPS. Amazing to see the super slo-mo of 1600 frames per second from the Phantom Cam filmed on location at Kiroro Resort. Here in Niseko the latest range of DPS skis are available for hire or to purchase from Rhythm Japan and Rhythm Summit. Enjoy! “DPS Cinematic proudly presents, ‘The Time …

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Snow In The Village?

Today’s typhoon brought pretty wild weather and what is almost snow at village level … well sleety, slushy accumulation anyway. We imagine that up high you could probably strap a board on or click into an old pair of skis and slide around a bit, though you would need to a pretty hardy type as it blowing hard enough to …

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Hokkaido Salmon Migration.

Each year the arrival of the Salmon schools migrating back up river to spawn is a sure sign winter is on it’s way in Hokkaido. This annual salmon run (Which happens for most of October) links perfectly with the Autumn leaves and looking at the coloration of the salmon you can see how well nature has designed them to fit …

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Dreaming Of Pow.

As the first snow makes it down to village level (albeit only for a few seconds before melting) the reality that winter and rideable snow are not too far away has everyone in Niseko turning thier gaze mountainside. We thought about now was a perfect time to get a little pow dreaming fix from My House Pictures Snowsurf archive. As …

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Niseko is Ready For It!

Last night a strong cold front hit Hokkaido and also arrived in the Niseko. All of the mountains in the region are coated in a decent layer of snow. Here in Niseko we have not had a accumulations settle but we have seen plenty of footage of falling snow from Kutchan and Hirafu. The snowfall early this morning left deposits …

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Fountain Of Youth

A brilliant short movie shot last season in Japan for Salomon TV. The film features Mike Douglas as he explores the nature of his skiing longevity and the culture of Japan and it’s people. The closing section of the movie was shot in Hokkaido in Shimamaki with our friends at Hokkaido Backcountry Club.

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It’s getting lower!

After another chilly night snow has fallen to lower elevations in Niseko and if you compare todays images with our Hatsuyuki post you can see that on both the Kutchan and Makari side of Mt Yotie last nights snow is much lower reaching well down into the tree line. On the Kutchan side it has even collected in one of …

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The Real Hatsuyuki

If you were in Niseko last night you were doing lot of things … A. Looking for the puffy jacket you put away last year. B. Putting your summer flip-flops away. C. Looking at the date and asking yourself “Really … already”. This morning at dawn the omni-present Mt Yotie had her nose stuck in a pretty wild lenticular cloud and …

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Hatsuyuki / First snowfall on Mt.Yotei?

It is a special moment when the white stuff returns to the top of Mt.Yotei! It was great to see Grand Hirafu posting a few shots on their facebook page earlier today! It is hard to say if it is Hoar frost or Hatsuyuki / First snowfall.It is presently cold in Niseko and chances are high for significant snowfall overnight …

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Kutchan Asahigaoka Shared Flow Trail

In a surprise recent move Kutchan Town have resurrected last years MTB trail over looking Kutchan at the Asahigaoka Park! Waza and the crew from Track and Trail had 4 days to get the trail ridable. The trail is a far cry from last years designed flow trail but non the less ridable and also open to walkers and trail …

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Autumn in Niseko

Over the last week it has bee a wild ride on the weather front…rain, rain & wind, TYPHOON, rain, wind & rain etc etc.Yesterday the clouds finally gave us a break revealing Autumn in full bloom on the peaks!! Now is the time to get out there and make the most of the transient beauty. * Warning – beware or …

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Niseko Shrine Festival

Yesterday Niseko Shrine held it’s annual summer festival and the whole town was involved. The general overview is that shrine’s local enshrined deity leaves the shrine and is ceremonially carried around town visiting local businesses to bring them good fortune. Everyone is involved The kids have a blast, the adult helpers enjoy free beer and the march to Winter slowly …

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Hirafu Matsuri 2017

The annual Hirafu Matsuri was held Saturday night and just like the town itself this festival gets bigger and better each year. This matsuri differs from the others in the region for a number of reasons but the most apparent is the number of foreign (Gaijin ) residents in attendance, the other thing that stands out is the swarms of …

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Ginto Village Trail Opens

Over the last few weeks the Ginto Village Trail has been transformed from a impenetrable nasty forest into a sweet looking beginners MTB trail. Here is a video shot yesterday to set the scene Ginto Village Trail Update, 17 August 2017 from 360niseko on Vimeo. The kind folk at Rhythm Japan will have demo bikes free to use tomorrow from …

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Kutchan Jaga Matsuri 2017

Kutchan Matsuri was on last weekend and here’s a quick 60 seconds of the vibe, we love summer but this marks the turn and we just have Sept, Oct to go and it’s pow=wow time! Kutchan Matsuri 2017 from 360niseko on Vimeo.

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Skye Niseko Arrives

The new kid on the block has quickly become a monolithic landmark at the bottom of Onsen-zawa looking over the Welcome Center. Construction Time-lapse Here is a video taken over the last 4 months. Amazing to see the main structure go up and the changing of the seasons over the site. 2017-08-01 Skye Niseko – 4 months What Next? Skye …

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KUTCHAN TOWN JAGA FESTIVAL

The festival features a number of events but the 3 premier ones are the “1000 person dance”, “Illuminated float parade” and the fireworks display. 360 Niseko was there for all three events with our stills, high def video and aerial cams. This matsuri marks the unofficial turning of the season and a quick look around the mountains will reveal the …

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The Niseko Classic Festival 2017

This weekend the Niseko Classic Festival is on. There is a Yotei Circuit Fun Ride on Saturday the 8th but the main event is on Sunday with 2 serious races being held find out more here. Here is a video shot at last years event produced for the Niseko Classic by Yasuyuki Shimanuki. NISEKO CLASSIC 2016 Over the 2 days …

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Pavilions Trail Fundraiser

Last weekend’s Pavilions Trail fundraiser was a huge success with over 200,000 yen raised towards construction on the new Pavilions Trail. As as Djan from Rhythm said during the raffle, “The more money we raise the more trails we get!”. Rhythm put on a massive BBQ providing a stellar range delicious food barbecued to perfection as well as free drinks …

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Pavilions Trail

Great news with construction now underway on the first stage of Pavilions MTB Trail! Pavilions MTB Trail, 27 June 2017 from 360niseko on Vimeo. Making it Happen It is one thing to cut a path through the Sasa ( bamboo ) and quite another to dig out the Sasa completely. Heavy machinery and lots of know how is required! There …

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June Views and Things to Amuse

Mt.Iwaonupuri & Beyond – 5th June Many of you Niseko lovers out there may be wondering how much snow is left in Niseko, what does it look like in summer? Well here are a bunch of shots taken this week to fill in a few of the gaps.The first series of images were taken on Monday the 5th of June …

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Was it bottomless?

It has been a miserable weekend here in Niseko with constant rain and cold temperatures…15 yesterday and 14 today! Here is a little pow wow selfie day dream from February this year. This last season it was an absolute pleasure shooting with the Go Pro 5. After shooting with all of the Go Pro’s over the years the Go Pro …

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Annual Spring Clean-up

The Annual Spring Clean-up is on this morning! Let’s make Hirafu great again 😉 “Annual Spring Clean-up in Hirafu on May 22 The annual spring clean-up will take place on May 22 in the Hirafu area. We need MANY hands to clean up a wide area which includes in and around the Grand Hirafu Parking 1, the entrance zone to …

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That’s a Wrap for the 2016-17 Season

At just under 6 months the season has finally come to a close here in Niseko. Almost on cue this morning we had a down pour of rain washing hastening the melt of the remaining snow…reminded us of the famous “Tears in Rain” Monologue from Blade Runner. After some moody introspection the sun returned and we were able to smell …

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The Last of the Pow Wow?

After yesterday’s unexpected cold snap and snowfall the mountain was ripe for the picking – Spring Pow Turns. Well that may be a slight exaggeration but there were pockets of delicious wind blown powder worth being up there for. For anyone venturing off the groomed courses it was a wild ride but one that paid dividends – who doesn’t love …

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Niseko Snow Report, 13 April 2017

*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 …

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Niseko Snow Report, 4 April 2017

*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 …

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Niseko Snow Report, 2 April 2017

*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 …

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Niseko Snow Report, 1 April 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -5°C. A beautiful morning with clear skies and the start of what looks to be another great spring day here in Niseko. Conditions on the mountain are still great and we managed to ride fresh powder on the last day of March which was …

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Niseko Snow Report, 31 March 2017

*2.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was 0°C. Yesterday we received a lot of wet spring snow which formed a thick slushy layer with dry snowfall coming down overnight on top of the slush layer. We have sunny conditions this morning so it won’t be long before the slush wins the …

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Niseko Snow Report, 30 March 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was 2°C.We have fat wet flakes coming down right now after some rain overnight. We can expect this to continue throughout the day and tomorrow and for the sun to return tomorrow. Useful information from other places Accumulative snow fall to date in Niseko, 715cm …

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Niseko Snow Report, 29 March 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was 2°C. Another great start to the day with warm spring conditions. The recent snowfall has disappeared at elevations and the melt is in full force. Looks like we can expect some rain over the next few days…this isn’t necessarily a bad this at this …

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Niseko Snow Report, 28 March 2017

*7cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 5:15 today the temperature was -2°C. Amazingly we have a sublime layer of fresh spring powder this morning! Fat flakes started falling yesterday afternoon and have continued to fall throughout the night. Temperatures will increase quickly but higher up on the mountain conditions should be pretty darn good!! We …

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Niseko Snow Report, 27 March 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -2°C. A beautiful start to the week with clear skies and no wind. There is the chance of some fresh snow on Thursday so fingers crossed for some more March Madness – JAPOW. Useful information from other places Accumulative snow fall to date in …

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Niseko Snow Report, 26 March 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -1°C. Another dusting overnight and the sun is out. Another great day on the mountain beckons. Niseko Snapshot Photo – Glen Claydon Photography Useful information from other places Accumulative snow fall to date in Niseko, 708cm Snow depth at the peak, 325cm Snow depth …

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Niseko Snow Report, 25 March 2017

*0.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was 2°C. Just a dusting overnight here on the 360niseko snow station but we are guessing the upper mountain will be amazing ( seriously)! At this time of year there is always a huge difference between what falls at village level and how much snowfall …

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Niseko Snow Report, 24 March 2017

*2cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -2°C. Another great serving of light n dry powder this morning. Yesterday’s conditions higher up on the mountain were all time and today should be even better! Looks like from tomorrow we can expect warmer temperatures and sunshine so…..GO GO GO!! Useful information from …

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Send it for Sam “Fun” raiser at Chisenupuri

This Saturday the 25th of March from 9:00 The team from The House of Powder at Chisenupuri are putting on a fantastic event remember Sam Kerr who tragically died in an avalanche last month. The team at The House of Powder will be providing: .Cat Skiing-Boarding all day .Terrain Park .Events including a crazy “Chinese Downhill” .BBQ facilities .Rocking Tunes …

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Niseko Snow Report, 23 March 2017

*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 …

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Niseko Snow Report, 22 March 2017

*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 …

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Niseko Snow Report, 21 March 2017

*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 …

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Niseko Snow Report, 20 March 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was 1°C. Despite the lack of any spring snow over the last week not too many people have been complaining about the brilliant weather and superb spring conditions on the mountain. Today we have another sweet day out there to start the week. Amazingly it …

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Niseko Snow Report, 19 March 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 9:30 today the temperature was 9°C. Another brilliant spring day. Time to start lathering up in sunscreen as the sun is gathering strength everyday. Useful information from other places Accumulative snow fall to date in Niseko, 696cm Snow depth at the peak, 320cm Snow depth at the base, 130cm …

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Niseko Snow Report, 18 March 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -3°C. The run of great spring weather continues. We have another clear day and it will be awesome up there on the mountain. For powder hunters it looks like the next distant possibility for fresh snowfall will be next Friday. Niseko Snapshot Photo Glen …

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Niseko Snow Report, 17 March 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was 0°C. Well just a very light dusting down here on the 360niseko snow station but is it possible more fell higher up on the mountain. Cloudy weather this morning with patches of sunshine. It should clear up as the day progresses. As for new …

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Niseko Snow Report, 16 March 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was 0°C. Cloudy “warm” conditions in Niseko this morning with moderate winds. Another day for groomed runs and caffe latte’s. S s s snow in the forecast from this evening….more March madness? Useful information from other places Accumulative snow fall to date in Niseko, 696cm …

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Niseko Snow Report, 15 March 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -3°C. Another day of spring perfection. Clear calm conditions this morning. Looks like we may get some light snow Thursday night into Friday. Useful information from other places Accumulative snow fall to date in Niseko, 696cm Snow depth at the peak, 335cm Snow depth …

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Niseko Snow Report, 14 March 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -1°C. Much warmer conditions this morning and we are again “blessed” with beautiful clear skies. This morning should remain clear before the clouds roll in this afternoon. There is no snowfall in the forecast for the next week at village level and it feels …

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Niseko Snow Report, 13 March 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:30 today the temperature was -8°C. Another cold start to the morning with clear conditions overnight. Looks like we can expect some light snowfall mid week and in the meantime we can enjoy some excellent spring skiing and boarding in the sunshine. Have a great week! Useful information from …

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Niseko Snow Report, 12 March 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 9:00 today the temperature was -2°C. After a clear cold night today we have brilliant sunshine and deep blue skies. Looks like we are set for a week ahead of warmer temperatures but you never know we are betting on a few more dumps in March! Useful information from …

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Niseko Snow Report, 11 March 2017

*2cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -7°C. After an amazing week of snowfall the clouds have disappeared and we are set for a weekend of picture perfect weather. Useful information from other places Accumulative snow fall to date in Niseko, 696cm Snow depth at the peak, 355cm Snow depth at …

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Niseko Snow Report, 10 March 2017

*15cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -3°C. The ridiculously good conditions are continuing here in Niseko and today looks like it will be another cracker! Conditions are slightly warmer but at higher elevations the snow should remain light and dry. The reset button has been pushed again!! Useful information from …

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Sam Kerr Tribute & Fundraiser

From the team at Wild Bill’s Niseko Last week Niseko was shaken by the tragic loss of our good friend Sam Kerr. In tribute to his life and in support of his family we are gathering this Thursday March 9th at Wild Bills. All proceeds of the night will go to Sam’s wife Yuka and his son Rui. There will …

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Niseko Snow Report, 9 March 2017

*14.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -3°C. More of the same this morning and it looks like the reset button has been pushed! The outlook is for warmer conditions over the weekend into next week so it is time to get out there and gorge on powder. Useful information from …

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Niseko Snow Report, 8 March 2017

*27.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -5°C. The last 24hrs have been incredible with huge fat flakes coming down pretty much non stop. The world outside this morning is white white white with everything loaded up with a brilliant layer of dry Hokkaido powder snow. Conditions on the mountain will …

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Niseko Snow Report, 7 March 2017

*9cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -5°C. It has absolutely been dumping for the last hour and we have seen most of today’s accumulation in that time. What that means is we will have a fantastic layer of light dry powder over the perfectly groomed runs and a potential reset …

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Niseko Snow Report, 6 March 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -6°C. The sun is shining and the wind is moderate so should be another great day for resort riding. Yesterday we did receive some flurries of fresh snowfall so at higher elevations there may be some decent accumulations of fresh snow. Looks like we …

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Niseko Snow Report, 5 March 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:45 today the temperature was -4°C. Another cold morning but unfortunately no snowfall. We look set for a couple days of sunshine then hopefully Monday night through to Thursday we can expect some fresh snow. Have fun out there. Useful information from other places Accumulative snow fall to date …

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Niseko Snow Report, 4 March 2017

*0.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -3°C. Colder temperatures have returned to the region. Despite the modest snowfall on our snow station higher up there will certainly be some decent accumulations. Yesterday when we reported no snowfall we were pleasantly surprised to find 10+cm of fresh snowfall at higher elevations …

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Niseko Snow Report, 3 March 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was 1°C. Light snowfall has just started here in Niseko and hopefully this continues throughout the day into the weekend. As of tomorrow it looks like cold weather and snowfall will prevail for the next week. Niseko Snapshot Photo Glen Claydon Photography Useful information from …

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Niseko Snow Report, 2 March 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was 3°C. This morning we have mild overcast conditions. Light rain arrived yesterday afternoon and has continued on and off throughout the night. We can expect some fresh snowfall later tonight into tomorrow. Useful information from other places Accumulative snow fall to date in Niseko, …

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Niseko Snow Report, 1 March 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -1°C. Milder conditions over the next couple of days before the next cold front and potential dump hits on Friday. Useful information from other places Accumulative snow fall to date in Niseko, 627.5cm Snow depth at the peak, 345cm Snow depth at the base, …

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Niseko Snow Report, 28 February 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:30 today the temperature was -9°C. The week ahead is looking like a mixed bag with temperature fluctuations and intermittent snowfall – spring is starting to take hold. We can expect a few more dumps in March! Niseko Snapshots Apologies for no snow report yesterday. Took time out in …

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Niseko Snow Report, 26 February 2017

*18.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:30 today the temperature was -7°C. This morning we have a repeat of yesterday’s spectacular conditions. Useful information from other places Accumulative snow fall to date in Niseko, 627.5cm Snow depth at the peak, 350cm Snow depth at the base, 140cm Real time lift operations. JMA’s six hour precipitation …

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Niseko Snow Report, 25 February 2017

*20.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:30 today the temperature was -5°C. A brilliant morning in Niseko with everything covered in a fresh deep layer of Hokkaido pow! The wind seems to have moderated and chances are reasonable for the upper lifts to be running this morning!! There is a general avalanche warning for the …

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Niseko Snow Report, 24 February 2017

*13.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -3°C. A quality dump over overnight and should be pretty good up on the mountain. The recent warm weather has created a solid crusty layer and we now have the fresh snow sitting on that. Not the safest conditions so be careful out there. …

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Niseko Snow Report, 23 February 2017

*2cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 4:30 today the temperature was -1°C. An early start to the day! Much warmer this morning with the accumulation falling through the afternoon yesterday. Today it is forecast to be quite warm before the next cold front hits later this afternoon. Heavy snowfall is forecast into Friday and throughout …

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Niseko Snow Report, 22 February 2017

*2cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -11°C. A f f f f freezing morning! We have only had a couple of cm’s but we’ll take them! As we always say 2cm here on the 360niseko snow station can sometimes equal boot high power turns higher up on the mountain. You …

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Snow Fever in Niseko

An in depth look at the past present and future of Niseko as presented on Japan’s national broadcaster NHK on the 12th of February. The program has been dubbed into english. To view the program please select this link: Snow Fever in Niseko > Video On Demand

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Niseko Snow Report, 21 February 2017

*2.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -6°C. Presently very light snowfall and calm conditions.Last night the region was hit by very strong winds which will have created some serious wind loaded cornices. The avalanche danger will high so please read the lastest avalanche report for the latest information. On the …

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Niseko Snow Report, 20 February 2017

*16.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -7°C. Brilliant conditions again this morning in Niseko. Another superb morning on the cards – the trees are loaded, the snow is deep and dry and it is time to get ready and get out the door. Oh and by the way, the week …

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Niseko Snow Report, 19 February 2017

*17.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -9°C. Looking like all time conditions today with a solid dump overnight and minimal wind. The week ahead is looking great with good old “Niseko” conditions coming into being! Have fun and please stay safe out there! Useful information from other places Accumulative snow …

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Niseko Snow Report, 18 February 2017

*8.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -9°C. Well this morning looks much better! Bitterly cold conditions this morning with strong gusts of wind light snowfall and low visibility. Have a great day out there winter is back!! Useful information from other places Accumulative snow fall to date in Niseko, 534.5cm …

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Niseko Snow Report, 17 February 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:45 today the temperature was 2°C. In the early hours today we experienced some heavy rainfall. This morning the rain is slowly turning to snow. Higher up on the mountain lets just hope it snowed up there. Temperatures are expected to drop throughout the day and snowfall is predicted …

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Niseko Snow Report, 16 February 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -2°C. Yesterday’s hopes for fine weather were off the mark…instead we had reasonably heavy snowfall yesterday with over 5cm accumulating up until 12pm. The temperature was relatively high and the fresh snowfall disappeared. Higher up on the mountain resort conditions were reported as “surprisingly …

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Niseko Snow Report, 15 February 2017

*2.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -3°C. It is presently snowing lightly but this is forecast to stop shortly and we can expect sunshine for most the day. The snowfall overnight will have provided a nice new layer of light powder. Tomorrow will be warmer into Friday but a strong …

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Niseko Snow Report, 14 February 2017

*2cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -3°C. Light snowfall in Niseko right now and today we have another modest top up. With better visibility and colder temperatures conditions will be great up on the mountain. Powder hunters may be able to find some stashes higher up on the mountain. Niseko …

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Niseko Snow Report, 13 February 2017

*1cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was 0°C. Presently overcast and looking like a reasonable day out there wild moderate winds. Excellent to see even 1cm of fresh snowfall at this point! Our suggestion is to get up high and go go go! Otaru Snapshot Otaru Snow Light Path Festival is …

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Niseko Snow Report, 12 February 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was 2°C. Just a dusting overnight and an overcast morning with the old flake coming down. At this stage it now looks like light snowfall for the next few days with a dump Thursday. Useful information from other places Accumulative snow fall to date in …

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Niseko Snow Report, 11 February 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -2°C. It is an overcast morning here in Niseko and there are a couple stay flakes falling….let’s hope it is the start of something special. We do have snowfall in the forecast for the next week so looking forward to that! Conditions on the …

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Niseko Snow Report, 10 February 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -1°C. Clear conditions in Niseko. The only consolation for the lack of snow today will be the sweet views. There are still some great turns out there to be had you just have to work a bit harder to find them! We can expect …

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Niseko Snow Report, 9 February 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -3°C. Just a dusting over night…looks like we may have to wait until the weekend for any significant snowfall. The strange season for snowfall continues… Useful information from other places Accumulative snow fall to date in Niseko, 522.5cm Snow depth at the peak, 295cm …

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Niseko Snow Report, 8 February 2017

*4.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -5°C. A welcome top up overnight and great to see fresh snowfall on the snow station!! Presently we have light snowfall and low visibility but the cold northern wind has definitely moderated. With lots or terrain closed yesterday due to the lift being on …

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Niseko Snow Report, 7 February 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -4°C. We have only had a dusting of extremely light snowfall overnight which has not really accumulated. There maybe more snowfall higher up on the mountain but beware as it will almost certainly be “dust on crust”. Once again the groomed runs or a …

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Niseko Snow Report, 6 February 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -1°C. Not the most exciting start to the week here was an overcast mild morning. The groomed runs and terrain parks will be the pick of the day. It looks like we can expect some significant snowfall this evening and the remainder of the …

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Niseko Snow Report, 5 February 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -8°C. A beautiful clear morning here in Niseko. Looks like we will have a break in the snowfall for a couple days before the snowfall returns Tuesday. Have a great day out there today! Niseko Snapshots Useful information from other places Accumulative snow fall …

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Niseko Snow Report, 4 February 2017

*4cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -1°C. Much warmer conditions here this morning with the sun even poking through the clouds. We can expect light snowfall today with patches of sunshine. Tomorrow looks like it will be the day to catch some vitamin D with sunshine forecast for most of …

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Niseko Snow Report, 3 February 2017

*13cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -8°C. The dream run continues with another excellent dump overnight and we presently have light snow fall! There seems to be slightly more wind this morning but this shouldn’t be an issue. All in all rug up and stay safe out there and have …

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Niseko Snow Report, 2 February 2017

*16.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -10°C. Another stellar day out there this morning! There is some wind in the forecast for today but presently at village level does not seem like an issue…let’s hope it stays that was. You can’t really made a bad decision today as to where …

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Niseko Snow Report, 1 February 2017

*21cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -8°C. Looking brilliant out there this morning with a heroic overnight dump of light n dry Hokkaido powder. That is all. Going skiing. Useful information from other places Accumulative snow fall to date in Niseko, 484.5cm Snow depth at the peak, 320cm Snow depth …

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Niseko Snow Report, 31 January 2017

*13cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -5°C. It is looking amazing out there today with a good old fashioned dump overnight! We have cold temperatures, manageable winds and a beautiful layer of light n dry Hokkaido pow. The reset button has been pushed and it is GO TIME! Useful information …

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