Hanazono Niseko news and information

Drive It Yourself! Kids Snowmobile Sneak Peek

Over the years, many children kept asking us if they could drive a snowmobile themselves. That's why Hanazono is delighted to introduce these special snowmobiles made for children! Three local kids, aged 7, 9 and 11 were invited for a sneak peek and tested these brand new machines.

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.

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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.

Hanazono Hill Climb 2018

The 2018 Hanazono Hill Climb was a huge success! Read the recap and check out photos from the event.