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Niseko - Ski Area Guide

Niseko, Japan

- 32km20 miles of Piste (300m984ft to 1,308m4,291ft). Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

One of the most picturesque of Japan's many ski areas, divided in to six separate ski resorts, three of them inter-linked but not on the same lift pass. Excellent snow record guarantees a long season from mid-November to mid-May

 Niseko Snow News

The next notable snow forecast for Niseko is 2cm1in, expected on 13 December, with around 23cm9in forecast over the next 7 days. There is some snow currently indicated by the long-range (7 days+) forecast; but too far ahead to be relied upon.

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Ratings for Niseko

Niseko Ski Area

Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 3 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
10
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
21
Pistes
Number of runs
34
Downhill
Total Length
32km20 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
20
Piste and Lift Stats for Niseko

Niseko Ski Area Height

Highest Lift1,308m4,291ft
Lowest Piste300m984ft
Resort Altitude (Niseko)300m984ft
Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Niseko
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Niseko

The Niseko Ski Area includes 4 Japanese Ski Resorts with a combined total of 32km20 miles of downhill skiing, with 34 individual pistes, served by 20 ski lifts. The appropriate Lift Pass allows you to ski or snowboard in any of the ski areas of Niseko Annupuri, Niseko Grand Hirafu, Niseko Hanazono and Niseko Village/Higashiyama.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.

How To Get To Niseko by air

There is an airport within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Niseko are perfectly feasible.

Skiing in Niseko

All levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert, are well-catered for in Niseko.

Snowboarding in Niseko

Also features table top, boarders welcome on most slopes.

Niseko in brief

Niseko Ski Area is:
Very good for Expert Skiers.
Good for Intermediate Skiers.
Good for Beginners.
Ok for Snowboarding.

Niseko Season Dates

We have no confirmed season dates for Niseko.

Usual opening - Late Nov.

Usual closing - Early May.

NOTE:- Opening subject to Snow Conditions in Niseko.

Where is Niseko?

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Niseko Snow Making

Snowmaking :- Niseko is able to augment natural snow, with 60 Snow Cannons.

Niseko Ski Lift Capacity

Ski Lift Capacity :- The 20 Ski Lifts of Niseko are able to uplift 22,300 skiers / snowboarders per hour.

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