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Niseko, located on the western coast of the island of Hokkaido, is widely known for having one of Japan's biggest & most consistent snowfalls. Niseko is the largest of the Hokkaido ski areas with four interlinked first-class resorts; Niseko Mt Resort Grand Hirafu, Hanazono, Annapuri and Niseko Village Higashiyama. The Hirafu area is the largest and the main township area, Hanazono is the home of the Niseko International Snowsports School and Niseko's main terrain park area. Niseko boasts spectacular skiing and snowboarding, for all ability levels, with over 1000 vertical metres of exhilarating powder and exciting back country, along with a cultural experience and a huge variety of accommodation options.

Snow Resort Stats



Elevation Top 1309m
Elevation Bottom 300m
Vertical Drop 1,009 metres
Skiable Terrain 887ha
Longest Run 5.6km (3.5 miles)
Beginner 30%%
Intermediate 40%%
Advanced 30%%
Total Number of Trails 61



Total 38
Highest Lifted Point 1,200 metres ( 3,937 feet)
Gondolas & Trams 3
High Speed Sixes
High Speed Quads 7
Quad Chairs 0
Triple Chairs 1
Double Chairs 15
Surface Lifts 12
Uphill Capacity

Snow Making

Snow Making n/a
Total Number of Guns n/a
Annual Average Snowfall 12m

Terrain Parks

Terrain Park

Total 4
Name Paradise Course at Annupuri
Half Pipes 1
Half Pipe Size FIS competition size
Total Terrain Park Area Size

Location & Travel Info
Country: Japan
Region: Hokkaido
Address: Niseko Mt Resort Grand Hirafu: Yamada 204, Kutchan, Abuta-gun, Hokkaido

Niseko Village: Higashiyama Onsen, Niseko Cho, Abuta Gun, Hokkaido, 048-1592

Hanazono: Nihon Harmony Resorts KK 3F 179-8 Aza Yamada, Kutchan-Cho, Abuta-Gun Hokkaido 044-0081

Amupuri: 485 Niseko, Niseko Hokkaido
Phone: +81 136 44 2211
Nearest Town: Kutchen
Nearest Airport: New Chitose Airport
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