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Hakuba first day of the season competition

It’s on again. Each year we run a competition to pick the first day of the season. The rules are The first day the lifts open for skiers and boarders at any one of the resorts in Hakuba. One date per person. … Continue reading

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Destination – Mt. Hakuba

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Hakuba Accommodation

There are many options for accommodation in the Hakuba Valley.  When you are searching for the best place to stay for your holiday there are a couple of things you should look for. Position is important. Ski-in, ski-out is not … Continue reading

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Season wrap 2016/17

What an awesome snow season we had here in Hakuba for 2016/17. The season began with first lifts spinning on the 8th of December and finishing up on the 7th of May. It was a little late to start and … Continue reading

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First day of the season competition 2016 /17

Here we go again. Each year we run a competition to pick the first day of the season. The rules are The first day the lifts open for skiers and boarders at any one of the resorts in Hakuba. One date … Continue reading

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Travis Rice in Japan

The Hakuba mountains in Japan is where Travis Rice filmed the Japanese segment of his latest film “The Fourth Phase”. The movie footage is amazing and you will be pretty much guaranteed similar conditions if you come here mid season … Continue reading

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Mt Hakuba (Shirouma) climb. 白馬岳

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New Lift Ticket System – game changer

Huge news for the Hakuba Valley this week with the anouncement of a new lift ticketing system to be introduced for this 2016-17 winter season. It’s a big and positive step for the resorts to get together and introduce a … Continue reading

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Bucket list

  April 2016. Where will you be? How about combining one of Japan’s most incredible festivals with a trip to the giant snow walls whilst checking out the Cherry Blossom season and throw in a back country Heli Ski adventure … Continue reading

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Monk Fish Festival

If you are in Hakuba tomorrow then this would certainly be a good way to check out a real local festival. These fish are ugly but very tasty so jump on a spectacular scenic train ride and go and enjoy … Continue reading

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