Tag: japan

  • Freestyle World Cup Events at Cardrona

    The recent announcement that Cardrona Alpine Resort in New Zealand will be hosting both the World Cup freestyle ski halfpipe and snowboard halfpipe in August this year has been greeted with much ...

  • Furano Ski Festival 2010

    The Furano Ski Festival 2010, will be hosted by the Furano Ski Resort on the 30th and 31st of January 2010, and offers skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts two days of winter sport fun. There are ...

  • Japan

    Take a skiing vacation to Japan and you will experience a whole new world. There are several ski areas in the Japanese Alps and each valley has several vacation resorts that offer you skiing, snowboarding and other winter sports at varying levels of skill and experience. Spectacular scenery and world class resorts await you on […]

  • Appi Kogen

    Located to the north of Tokyo in the Tohoku region, Appi Kogen ski resort is not only one of the best ski areas in Japan, it is also really well priced. Located right next to Towada-Hachimantai National Park in northeast Honshu, Appi Kogen provides long, well-groomed pistes and excellent powder snow from peak to base […]

  • Happo One

    Happo One ski resort is known as a place for serious skiers. Located in the northwest Nagano prefecture in the beautiful Hakuba Valley, it is not far northwest of Tokyo. This lovely ski resort in Japan was host to the 1988 Winter Olympics. Mostly suitable for skiers, there is not much here for snowboarders, and […]

  • Nagano

    Snow-covered mountains surround the city of Nagano, where the 1,400 year old Zenkoji Temple is the biggest tourist attraction in this small industrial city. The open-air temple provides a peaceful and gentle backdrop to the ski resorts in the mountains. The 1998 Winter Olympics were held in Nagano, Japan in the heart of the majestic […]

  • Nozawa Onsen

    Nozawa Onsen is located at the foot of Kenashi-yama (literally Mt No-hair) in the scenic northern part of Nagano Prefecture. It has the most snowfall in the region and is famous as a hot springs and ski resort. Even though it is a Mecca for keen skiers, it has retained its traditional Japanese charm. Onsen […]

  • Shiga Kogen

    Shiga Kogen ranks among the top ski resorts of the world – for very good reasons. The largest skiing area in Japan, Shiga is a combination of twenty-one ski resorts accessing a common mountain and which share a common ski lift pass. Known for its abundant snow fall, fine powder snow, the latest speedy lift […]

  • Nippon Open 2008, Japan

    The 2008 Nippon Open is set to take place from 26 February through to 2 March at Fukushima, ALTS Bandai in Japan. During the Nippon Open’s 14-year history, it has become Japan’s largest ...

  • Skiing Niseko

    For a skiing experience filled with adrenalin, adventure and enjoyment, it is recommended that skiers try their hand at skiing Niseko. Niseko prides itself at being one of the premier snow ...

  • The Burton US Open

    There isn't much to say about the US Open that hasn’t already been said. It is one of the topsnowboarding competitions in the country and it’s taking place on Stratton Mountain in Vermont ...