Trip report Niseko 2018: Niseko on wheels

The japow gods have once again returned to Niseko in full force this season. Since I was busy adulting, I only managed a week there in Feb 2018, but luckily there was still plenty of pow to be had. Loving it even more this season with the car which allowed us to avoid the great unwashed.

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Trip report Niseko 2017: A good week in a shitty season

As the 2016/2017 season draws to a close I think we can safely conclude that it was one of the worst seasons ever for Niseko with less than 8m of cumulative snowfall. Was lucky enough to squeeze out 3 pow days out of my week there in Feb 2017.

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Sample itinerary (6N): 4N Rusutsu ski resort + 2N Sapporo, Japan

I normally avoid all-inclusive resorts but since I was going solo I decided to join a group trip organized by YMCA Outdoors Singapore. Thankfully I met some other fun-loving solo travellers on the trip and overall we had a great four days with some 30cm of new snow. Loved the resort (ski area), hated the hotel.

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