Archive: March 2018

Myoko Big Snowpack - Andrea, Victoria, Vicky

13 Things We Loved About Nagano

29th March 2018 - Vicky Bamford

In February this year, myself, Andrea and Victoria were delighted to travel to Hakuba, Shiga Kogen, Nozawa Onsen and Myoko on the mainland, before Andrea made the short hop north for another powder hit in Furano. Our trip followed on from last year’s to the Hokkaido resorts of Niseko, Rusutsu and...

A Little Taste of Japow

A Little Taste of Japow

29th March 2018 - Craig Charley

Back in March 2017, six of our team headed to Japan to experience first-hand the outstanding skiing and unique culture. We were based in Niseko but also skied the nearby resorts of Kiroro and Rusutsu before rounding the trip off with 24 hours in Tokyo. Myself, Andy, Hannah and Matt had never...

Kiriya Ryokan - Traditional Japanese Room

10 New Hotels and Ryokans in Japan

28th March 2018 - Andrea Selig

With more of our customers visiting Japan than ever before this season, we made sure to visit every resort we offer ourselves to track down the best accommodation options to add to our programme for 2018/19 - from family-run ryokans to luxury new hotels. We've added ten new accommodation options...

Tokyo Temple

24 Hours in Tokyo

28th March 2018 - Craig Charley

Last winter, after a few days skiing in Hokkaido , five of the Ski Safari team tried to see as many of Tokyo's sights as possible in 24 hours. We always recommend a day in Tokyo either side of a Japan ski holiday as it's such a fascinating city. The idea of exploring the largest metropolitan area...

Telegraph Japan Readers' Trip

Looking Back at Our 2018 Japan Group Trips

28th March 2018 - Andrea Selig

It's been a bumper year for group trips to Hokkaido. Two trips with the Warren Smith Ski Academy provided expert tuition on powder techniques. A trip with the editor and readers of Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Magazine and finally our very own Niseko Powder Week were both focussed on searching out...

Jackson Hole - Big Snow and Sunshine

The 10 Metre Club

23rd March 2018 - Craig Charley

Spring officially sprung this week, which means that the end of the 17/18 ski season is sadly not far away. It also means that it's a good time to take a look at the big winners for snowfall, including 12 resorts in our programme which have topped 10 metres. Of course, huge snowfall isn't the only...

Trysil gentle slopes

A First Time Skier, Learning in Scandinavia

13th March 2018 - Ben Corke

I’m something of a rarity at Ski Safari, in that I joined as a complete novice when it comes to skiing! Since joining the team in July 2016, my colleagues have imparted a lot of valuable knowledge and their passion for skiing has been so infectious that I’ve been dying to get out and see what all...

Snowboarding Aspen Highlands © Jordan Curet

Introducing the New Ikon Pass for 2018/19

6th March 2018 - James Rivers

North America's brand new season pass product, the Ikon Pass, is great news for anyone planning a multi-resort ski safari. Starting at just £425 for an adult, the Ikon Base Pass makes previously costly combinations of resorts affordable, saving up to £350 compared to buying individual tickets at...

Powder Mountain - February Pow

It's Not Quite Spring Yet

2nd March 2018 - Craig Charley

It's been a while since our last snow report, but with the UK looking particularly wintery right now we thought it was about time for an update on conditions in our resorts. The first report is from the seaside here in Hove, where a couple of centimetres of snow wasn't enough to keep us away from...