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With an average snowfall of 15 m Niseko is the number one destination for powder hounds. But wait, there’s more! The deep stuff is usually accessible directly under the lifts. On top of the deep snowpack, the cuisine and cultural discoveries are simply phenomenal. Niseko United showcases a terrain comprised of four different resorts. They are all interconnected and accessible with the same ski pass. Each of the resorts present different characteristics which guarantees to please all levels of skiers. Contact us now and our experts will gladly put together the trip of a lifetime for you.

Why go there?
  • The lightest and deepest snow on the globe
  • Vibrant village with a lot of options
  • Possibility to combine with a stay in Tokyo

Located on Japan’s northernmost island of Hokkaido, Niseko is coveted as one of the largest joint resort areas in Japan. With spectacular powder skiing, western style accommodation and a full range of guest services throughout, Niseko is Japan’s most popular powder skiing destination for passionate skiers and snowboarders from all parts of the globe.

Skiable surface: 150 acres

Average snowfall: 590 inches

Lifts: 3

Trails: 8

Beginner: 22 %

Intermediate: 66 %

Advanced: 0 %

Expert : 12 %

Summit elevation: 1040 mètres

Base elevation: 308 mètres

Vertical drop: 732 mètres

Grand Hirafu boasts the largest size in the Niseko area, offering the best powder snow and a wide variety of 30 courses, including wide ski trails and parks. The resort offers new and convenient facilities such as .Base, the Mountain Center and the high-speed 8-person Hirafu Gondola. The foot of the mountain is home to many hotels, condominiums, restaurants and hot springs, allowing you to enjoy your time after a hard day on the slopes.

Skiable surface: 260 acres

Average snowfall: 590 inches

Lifts: 12

Trails: 30

Beginner: 30 %

Intermediate: 38 %

Advanced: 0 %

Expert : 32 %

Summit elevation: 1200 mètres

Base elevation: 260 mètres

Vertical drop: 940 mètres

Niseko Village sits within the Niseko United ski area that accesses inter-linked ski resorts boasting a combined 2,191 acres of skiable terrain, and strategically located at the base of Mount Niseko Annupuri offering award-winning hotels with spa and onsen facilities, a dining and retail village hub, luxury residences, an international snow school and alpine activities. In summer, the resort transforms into a popular destination with world-class golf courses, an outdoor nature park and a host of active pursuits. Set in stunning landscapes of timeless beauty all year round, Niseko Village is always in season.

Skiable surface: 220 acres

Average snowfall: 590 inches

Lifts: 8

Trails: 27

Beginner: 45 %

Intermediate: 35 %

Advanced: 0 %

Expert : 20 %

Summit elevation: 1170 mètres

Base elevation: 280 mètres

Vertical drop: 890 mètres

Niseko Annupuri Kokusai – often just known as Annupuri – is located in Kutchan town in the western region of Hokkaido. It is one of the four connected ski resorts that share a joint lift ticket and make up ‘Niseko United’.

Skiable surface: 100 acres

Average snowfall: 590 inches

Lifts: 6

Trails: 13

Beginner: 30 %

Intermediate: 50 %

Advanced: 0 %

Expert : 20 %

Summit elevation: 1156 mètres

Base elevation: 400 mètres

Vertical drop: 756 mètres

Rusutsu is world famous for both the quantity and quality of it’s snow. Over 12 metres of snow will fall during the course of the 4 month winter season. An average of 10cm per day.The quality of this snow only adds to the allure of Rusutsu. It is dry, light, and fluffy. Soft and forgiving for the beginners. Divinely deep for the experts. And perfect for snowballs.

Skiable surface: 524 acres

Average snowfall: 472 inches

Lifts: 18

Trails: 13

Beginner: 30 %

Intermediate: 40 %

Advanced: 0 %

Expert : 30 %

Summit elevation: 994 mètres

Base elevation: 400 mètres

Vertical drop: 594 mètres






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