Deep snow, sweet terrain, great accommodation and relaxing onsens. Asahidake is a good time waiting to happen.
With a sheltered aspect and good tree skiing down low, Furano is a great performer in bad weather.
Kamui Ski Links
Cruisy groomers, fun trees and no crowds. Kamui has something for everyone.
Sheltered trees and playful terrain make this an excellent alternative to Teine, especially in a storm.
An incredible variety of tree skiing and great snow. Rusutsu is finally starting to draw some crowds, so get in quick.
Steep lines, tight trees, technical chutes, deep snow. Kurodake is a haven for advanced skiers.
Sapporo’s local ski area boasts steep runs and great sidecountry skiing.
Good snow, a shady aspect, and straightforward terrain. Bonus points for the ice village.
A chilled out scene, sheltered basin and some great terrain make this field a quiet achiever on the Craigieburn Range.
The old advertising slogan here was “Steep, Deep and Cheap”. Two out of three ain’t bad.
The hiking is outstanding, if you can get past your hangover.
Big mountain lines, ski movie terrain, and plenty of walking. Bring your spare underpants.