Niseko Ski Resort in Japan is a premier destination for skiers and snowboarders. Located on Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido, Niseko with its powdery snow, wide variety of terrain, and stunning views is the perfect place for an unforgettable winter getaway. Niseko is home to four interconnected ski resorts – Niseko Annupuri, Niseko Village, Niseko Hanazono, and Niseko Grand Hirafu. With over 1000 hectares of terrain, ranging from beginner to advanced, there’s something for everyone. From easy groomed runs to technical tree skiing, Niseko ski resort has it all.

Elevation: 260-1308m (853-4291ft)
DropDrop: 1048m (3438ft)
Length of runsLength of runs: 45km (28mi)
Runs: 76 (31 blue, 26 red, 19 black)
Longest runLongest run: 5.5km (3.4mi)
SkiliftsSkilifts: 115
SnowparkSnowparks: 3
SeasonSeason: November – May
SkipassDay skipass (approx.): 60$

For those looking for a challenge, the resort also offers plenty of off-piste options. One of the main draws of Niseko Ski Resort is its world-famous powder snow. With an average annual snowfall of 15 meters, Niseko has some of the lightest and most consistent powder in the world. This powder is perfect for skiing and snowboarding, allowing for plenty of soft landings and plenty of time to explore the mountain.

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  • There is four connected ski resorts, known as Niseko United.
  • There is Niseko Village, An’nupuri, Hanazono and Grand Hirafu. The slopes are situated on the terrain of volcano with the beautiful view of cone of Mt. Yotei, also called “Hokkaido’s Mt Fuji”.
  • One side of the ski mountain is covered with well-groomed trails, snowparks and infrastructure, while the other side is wild, filled with natural pipes, trees and untouched powder, which Niseko is well-known for.
  • The cherry on the cake here are the hot springs after the active snow days, which are so popular thing in Japan after all.

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