Kenji Cat-Skiing in Niseko

Cat-Skiing in Niseko

11th January 2018 - Kenji Matsuzawa

Out of the many ways to explore Niseko 's backcountry, one of the most fun is cat-skiing. I spent a day each with two of the most popular operations - Niseko Weiss Powder Cats and The House of Powder - to get to know how they differ so we can recommend the best option to our customers. Both...

Yohei Sasaki Niseko Powder © Yasuyuki Shimanuki

Once-In-A-Lifetime Ski Holidays (That You Can Still Book)

22nd December 2017 - Craig Charley

The 2017/18 ski season may be well underway, but booking late doesn't mean you have to compromise on adventure - there's still time to book a once-in-a-lifetime ski holiday. We asked our Product Managers to pick their favourite inspirational trips, all of which are still available to book this...

Niseko 3 December 2017

Niseko's Amazing Early Snow in Photos

7th December 2017 - Kenji Matsuzawa

Yesterday, I skied Hanazono for the first time this winter with lots of fresh powder on the ground. Niseko is having a fantastic start to the season with over 250 cm of snow already. Here's what I found... In the mornings, I enjoy my shovel party every single time before I enjoy powder! The...

Laax Happy Snowboarders ©

Ski and Stay at the World's Best

6th December 2017 - Craig Charley

In the recent 2017 World Ski Awards, a host of our resorts and properties came out on top. Find out which made the cut and why our experts think they deserved to win below. Congratulations to all the winners and runners up, all thoroughly deserved! World's Best Freestyle Resort - Laax "With the...

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...

Experts Only - Black Run Friday

Black Run Friday

25th November 2016 - Craig Charley

Take a break from the 'Black Friday' sales, make a cup of tea and enjoy 'Black Run Friday' instead, where our team reveal their favourite and most memorable steep and deep adventures. If you'd like to experience any of these runs for yourself, call us on 01273 224060 or request a quotation online...

Jenny Jones © Mikey Corker

An Interview with Jenny Jones: Our Hokkaido Powder Week Host

29th September 2016 - Craig Charley

We caught up with Britain's most successful snowboarder and host of our Hokkaido Powder Week , Jenny Jones, to find out why Japan is the ultimate powder destination and how to prepare for a week in waist-deep powder. In January 2017, you can join Jenny in Niseko, discovering the best powder of your...