Niseko ski resort » Japan
Niseko Ski Resort, Japan’s #1 resort is located on Hokkaido, a 2.5 hour drive from Sapporo City. Considered as one of the top 10 international ski resorts in the world, Niseko delivers an average of 14 metres of the driest powder snow on earth. With 4 interlinked resorts, Hanazono, Grand Hirafu, Niseko Village and Annupuri there are more than enough wide open powder bowls, tree runs, mogul runs, half-pipes, quarter pipes and table tops to keep a massive grin on your face for weeks and weeks.
Niseko Mountain Facts:
- Season Dec ~ April
- Snowfall 12-14 metres
- Lift Base/Peak Altitude 300m /1309m
- Vertical 1009 m
- Longest run 5.6 kms
- Highest lifted 1200 m
- Lifts Open/Close 8.30am/8:30pm
- 35 Chairlifts & 3 Gondolas
- Mountain Restaurants 17
- Half Pipe/Terrain Park: Yes
- Lift pass covers the entire skiable area; including Grand Hirafu, Hanazono, Annupuri and Niseko Village.
Niseko Village Facts:
- A 'free' shuttle bus service that runs throughout the entire village to transport you to and from the main express Gondola
- 2 x Convenience Stores, supermarket and plenty of shops
- Numerous Bars and Restaurants
- 30 meter indoor swimming pool which is available for public use. There are also single spas, steam rooms and saunas within the complex. Open 12.00 – 9.00 p.m. daily
- Ski and snowboard rental available
- Ski and snowboard schools available
- Local Onsens (outdoor natural hot springs)
- Internet cafes
- Child minding services
Niseko Snow & Weather Forecast
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People Camps - Niseko
PEOPLE CAMPS are Free-Riding Camps that have you staying in Niseko's main village in Owashi Lodge and riding with Shaun Belmore, Colin Clarke, Luke Sinclair and Greg Murray, the camps hosts. The camps are set up to take advantage of the best conditions and terrain that Niseko has to offer, covering the entire lifted area including Niseko Hirafu, Niseko Village, Annupuri and Hanazono.