Kutchan is famous for it's potatoes, has a population of 15,300 and it's the nearest town to the Niseko Hirafu and Hanazono ski grounds and affectionately known as K-town.

Kutchan is the biggest town closest to Niseko United and is the main shopping hub for “Niseko”. The regional hospital and main amenities including banking, shopping, train services, cafes and restaurants. There is plenty to see and do in Kutchan and well worth exploring anytime of the year. GCP-151112-009


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Niseko Snow Report, 24 March 2020

*2.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:30 today the temperature was -4°C. Another top up overnight but today’s offering is of the the light and dry variety 😉 Today and early tomorrow might be the last chance for a while to get some fresh stuff as it is looking warm from tomorrow for the week …

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Niseko Snow Report, 23 March 2020

*1.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:30 today the temperature was 1°C. After a dusting overnight the snowfall picked up at first light. Today and tomorrow the temperature should remain low and conditions should be fun especially higher up on the mountain! Useful information from other places Accumulative snow fall to date in Niseko, 721.5cm …

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Niseko Snow Report, 21 March 2020

*3cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 8:30 today the temperature was 10°C. Wet heavy snow came dow yesterday afternoon but this morning the temperature is up and we have very strong winds. Lift operations have been affected….but don’t worry about the crowds 😉 Look like the next few days could deliver colder temperatures and fresh …

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