Monthly Archives: May 2016
We smashed the JapPow in Kiroro!!
We had heard from David Harrison from Harro’s Snow Sports in Niseko that several days of sun had baked the snow but as we arrived, so did the new snow and it didn’t stop in 3 days, so freshies every day. We chose to go to Kiroro (an hour drive) because they have opened up the […]Read More
Breathtaking 360 deg views
Riding the awesomely exciting single monkey #13 chair lift to the top of Mt Madarao is exciting enough, but on a clear affords the most amazing views all the way down to Joetsu City on the coast, and across the valleys to the ski resorts of Myoko Kogan, Nozawa Onsen and Shiga Kogan to name but […]Read More
Amazing Madarao or is it MadaPow
Madarao is always special to us as it has some serious black runs, some awesome moguls and has an enormous tree skiing area which is allowed and encouraged there. The super fast Shinkansen bullet train now goes to Iiyama which is in the Niigata Prefecture. So it’s only a bit over two hours staight from […]Read More