Niseko has become a household name in the ski industry due to the plentiful powder, Japanese culinary experiences, and amazing accommodation options. For North American and Australian skiers and snowboarders, some big news has just been released: Niseko United has just joined the Ikon Pass!
Niseko's famous deep powder
Ikon Pass is a new global ski pass focused on connecting the most iconic ski resorts across North America, Australia and Japan. Many of the Ikon Pass’s 35 partner resorts are some of the most famous worldwide – Aspen Snowmass, Steamboat, Mammoth Mountain, Big Bear, Jackson Hole, Revelstoke, Alta, Snowbird, and Thredbo in Australia. With the addition of Niseko United, Ikon Pass holders will now have access to more than 72,000 skiable acres over three continents. The Ikon Pass is making it easier than ever for North Americans, Australians, and anyone able to travel and ski to come to Niseko. The Ikon Pass gives pass holders up to 7 free days in Niseko, as well as discounted tickets.
Map of the Ikon Pass partners
“We are delighted to give Ikon Pass holders the opportunity to spread their wings and immerse themselves in the deep powder of Japan’s premier destination, Niseko United,” said Colin Hackworth, President of Hanazono, Niseko Japan. “The Ikon Pass is expanding and the cultural beauty, huge winter snowfall and culinary delights of Japan await. We are truly pleased to partner with the world’s most iconic mountain destinations and to be a part of the Ikon Pass community.”
“Niseko United is an ideal partner for the Ikon Pass, offering some of the best ski and snowboard terrain on the planet, blanketed in its renowned deep, plentiful snow,” said Erik Forsell, Chief Marketing Officer of Alterra Mountain Company. “Japan’s mountains are a longtime bucket list destination for skiers and riders, and we are so excited to open up this part of the world to Ikon Pass holders, providing the opportunity to immerse themselves into the Japanese culture and snow.”
Let the Ikon Pass be your excuse to come to Niseko this winter! Save money on lift tickets, and enjoy the famous deep powder that consistently blesses these Japanese mountains. Learn more or buy your pass on the Ikon Pass website.