Kiroro

Kiroro Powder Day Group

Fly Finnair to Hokkaido and Cut Costs and Flying Time

21st March 2019 - Vicky Bamford

Access to the resorts of Niseko , Furano , Kiroro and Rusutsu just got a little easier, quicker and cheaper. With Finnair's new flight route to Hokkaido starting in December 2019, you can now arrive in Sapporo both more refreshed and a with a little more change in your pocket. Japan's north island...

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...

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...

Rusutsu Blue Skies December 17

Early December in Rusutsu and Kiroro

14th December 2017 - Kenji Matsuzawa

For my second snow update of the 2017/18 season, I spent a day each in Kiroro and Rusutsu to check out the early season conditions. Both resorts are less than an hour from Niseko so they're easy to do as a day trip, or if you want to ski there more you can also stay at either resort as a twin-...

Kenji Matsuzawa - Powder

Meet Kenji, Hokkaido Local and Our Japan Country Manager

27th October 2017 - Craig Charley

Our Japan Country Manager, Kenji Matsuzawa , is at the Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Show this weekend to answer questions on all things Japan, so we thought it was time to formally introduce him! Kenji flew over from Hokkaido this week to attend the Ski Show and meet our whole team on his first...

James & Rupert - Big White 20 March 2017

Why We Love Spring Skiing

28th April 2017 - Craig Charley

We love spring skiing. In fact, we love it so much that 17 of us (nearly three quarters of our team) have been skiing in March or April this season. Everyone has their own reasons for loving spring, from a deep snow base and fresh powder to the high potential for bluebird days. In our final snow...

Mammoth Sign Buried January 2017  © Jayson Smith

JanuBURIED - Record Snowfall in North America

3rd February 2017 - Craig Charley

January was a record-breaking month for snow, with some resorts receiving over seven metres. While Canada didn't have as many powder days as the USA last month, over a metre of fresh snow is forecast before Tuesday in British Columbia. Read our January snow report for all the best photos and videos...

Kenji in Asahidake January 2017

Powder Hunting in Hokkaido

1st February 2017 - Vicky Bamford

Ski Safari customers and staff have been enjoying the legendary powder of Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido this winter, scouting out the very best options for your perfect Japanese ski holiday . If you've not yet tried skiing in Japan, it might be time you did! Read on to see why... Andrea...