Articles tagged: winter (10)

What you need to be comfortable on the slopes in Niseko

A trip to the snow should be an amazing experience filled with fun and adventure, but up in the mountains of Niseko where the elements are harsh, having the right gear is vital for your comfort and enjoyment.

Age-by-Age Guide to Kids Winter Activities in Niseko

Winter in Niseko is fun for the whole family! Here is our age-by-age guide to exciting kids winter activities.

NISS Beginner's Package

The Beginner's Package is a super convenient and easy package that bundles beginner group lessons and equipment rentals with Niseko Sports in one simple booking.

Heads of Hanazono: Joe Sugano – Operations Manager

Next in our Heads of Hanazono series is our Operations Manager: Joe Sugano. He makes sure everything runs smoothly across all of Hanazono, doubles as a powder guide, and golfs as much as he can in the summer. Read on to find out more about Joe as well as HPG and Weiss Tours.

The HANAZONO Shield by Trek Track - NISS GPS tracking

New for the 2018-19 winter, Hanazono has introduced The Hanazono Shield by Trek Track. The latest in GPS location and tracking technology, this system is the first of its kind in the snowsports industry in Asia.

Heads of Hanazono: Koji Furuta - Niseko Sports Manager

Niseko Sports has established itself as the best rental and retail shop in Niseko, much to the hard work that Koji has put in over the years. He also created the new apparel brand YAMA PLUS which has exploded in popularity in just a short time. Read on to learn more about this man of many talents!

Hanazono Niseko Opening Day: December 1st, 2018!

Hanazono will be spinning our ski lifts on December 1st, 2018! Read more about the other resorts of Niseko United's dates of operation and get excited for winter!

Heads of Hanazono: Andrew Peppard - Director of Snowsports

Andrew Peppard is the Director of Snowsports of NISS, and has a unique story of how he came to lead this prestigious ski and snowboard school. Learn more about him and the new NISS programs.

Niseko United joins the global Ikon Pass

Ikon Pass is a new global ski pass focused on connecting the most iconic ski resorts across North America, Australia and Japan.

Winter 2017-18 Recap

Thank you to everyone who helped make this winter the best one yet! Now that Hanazono’s lifts are closed until December, we are taking some time to look back and appreciate the amazing winter season we just experienced.

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