How to snowboard for self-learners

Hokkaido Ski Club’s ski/snowboard instructor and guide, Adir Sharon, shares his advice for those who want to try to teach themselves how to snowboard. Always make sure that you are snowboarding in a safe environment with easy access to professional assistance if needed.  Covid-19 negatively affected the ski industry in Japan last season. Many ski […]

Latest Updates

Last updated: 12 June 2021 COVID-19 vaccinations in Niseko Vaccinations for COVID-19 have started in Niseko. It is expected that all residents will be fully vaccinated by November 2021 and Niseko United ski resort to be operational for 2020/2021 winter season.  Read here for the latest update on the COVID-19 vaccination situation in Niseko and Japan. […]

A Day in the Life of a Snowclearer

Nothing brings snow enthusiasts more joy than the continuous falling of neverending powder snow. It motivates them to jump straight into the car to head to the slopes to catch the first lift. Or it draws them to the beauty of the picturesque villages where the snow artistically drapes down from the roofs of buildings. […]

INSIGHT: Training to be a professional snowsports child athlete

Hokkaido Ski Club’s ski/snowboard instructor and guide, Adir Sharon, shares his experiences as a coach for professional snowboard child athletes. He explains why having fun and becoming passionate about ski or snowboarding are the most important elements for any child who is learning, regardless of whether or not he/she will become a professional snowsports athlete. Skiing and […]

How to make an origami snowflake

Make your own origami snowflake with our DIY

The winter is months away and you, your family and friends are longing for the fun and excitement of snow white ski holidays. How do you get inspired? Get creative with our DIY Origami Snowflake! Origami is often associated with Japanese culture and paper folding. It is a most fascinating art form that uses transforms […]

Thank you, stay safe and see you soon

Ski instructor Anthea and 3 year old student Darius

Thank you, stay safe and see you again soon To all our dear guests and community These last couple of months have been an unexpected and challenging time for us all. The Covid-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented times as the lives of people, industries and governments around the world have been drastically impacted. Early Farewell […]

Staying safe on the mountain

We all know there is nothing more fun and exhilarating than skiing and snowboarding. Whether going down the slopes, navigating tree runs or throwing down tricks in the park, we all get that great feeling inside. That feeling of coming alive and having total freedom.  These feelings are wholly satisfying but with the excitement and […]