New Year Let’s GO!

The last gasp for 2017 as we roll into 2018

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 base of Kogen followed by a large fireworks display over the Alpen run.

Both Niseko Annupuri and Niseko Village also have their own fireworks displays at 12:00!! There are events all over town leading into new year and parties in every bar. For more reflective souls the Hatsumonde ( first shrine visit )event at Hirafu Shrine is worth a look.

360niseko would like to thank everyone who has followed 360niseko through out 2017 and all our advertisers. Wishing everyone a fantastic 2017!!

New years wishes at Hirafu Shirne - Hatsu Moude, 1 January 2016

New years wishes at Hirafu Shirne – Hatsu Moude, 1 January 2016

New Years fireworks above the Alpen course, 1 January 2016

New Years fireworks above the Alpen course, 1 January 2016

Treking uphill to the new years celebrations, 31 December 2011

Treking uphill to the new years celebrations, 31 December 2011

New years wishes at Hirafu Shirne - Hatsu Moude, 1 January 2016

New years wishes at Hirafu Shirne – Hatsu Moude, 1 January 2016

Snowboarders with their flaming torches

Snowboarders with their flaming torches

New Year torches long exposure, 1 January 2016

New Year torches long exposure, 1 January 2016

Photography – Glen Claydon

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes:

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>