The coolest hotel in Tokyo hidden in plain sight

In Japan there are hotels, then there are ryokans. Traditional style inns in scenic countryside locations that date back to the 8th century, many...

Hakuba Valley Japan partners with the Epic Pass

Vail Resorts today announced a long-term alliance with one of Japan’s largest and most renowned mountain regions —Hakuba Valley, located in the northern part...

There’s frontier skiing still to be found in Japan

In 15 years the ‘aroma’ of Japanese snow has gone from a far-off frontier powder dream to  an accessible, affordable option. Despite this, few...

Shizukuishi, five syllables for untracked skiing in Japan

25 years ago Canadian rapper ‘Snow’ released his chart topping hit ‘Informer’, in the same year Shizukuishi (pronounced SHIZ-U-KUW-ISH-EE), 26kms northwest of Morioka in...

Beating ski anxiety on the slopes of Niseko

It was supposed to be one of the best days of the season in Niseko. 40cm of fresh powder had hit Hirafu overnight, and...

I skied Japan before you did, no really, I did

After 10 days skiing in Japan for the first time in almost a decade, one thing has become obvious. Everyone skied Japan before you...

All you need to know about Japan’s new Lotte Arai ski...

Be safe, they said. Every Japanese person I told I was going to Arai had the same words. Stay safe, be safe, go safe....

The snow bros ruining it for all in Japan ski fields

Sarah Harden schools the bros on snow etiquette in Japan. It’s a powder day, but you don’t need to examine the snow carefully to know....

Buying snow gear in Tokyo to ski or board in Japan

So you're heading to Japan to ski and you've packed everything you don't need for a day on the slopes. Lucky for you Tokyo...

Backcountry Hakuba with Steve Lee – and two Everest legends

Fresh powder snow. It’s the mystical magic gift of nature that many seasoned skiers and boarders dream of. The reality however is that genuine...

Volcano erupts near Japanese ski resort, avalanche claims life

Skiers at Kusatsu-Shirane in Gunmo Prefecture on Japan's main island have been injured from a volcanic eruption and resulting avalanche that has caused at least...

An ode to Japan’s mega December snowfall to make you salivate

Japan must have been doing something right recently because they sure as hell have been rewarded with record snowfalls of metres, yes multiple metres,...

Where to go cat skiing in Japan for first tracks every...

Everyone knows Japan dumps shipping container loads of powder per hour in peak season but not everyone knows that when the chairlift is buried,...

Must eats in Niseko, for skiing foodies in Japan

You won’t be disappointing any foodies with a ski trip to Niseko. As one of the snowiest places in the world, this resort has...

Insider’s guide to Hakuba, Japan

Justine Fitzsimmons has been living in Hakuba for five seasons, working as a Senior Travel Consultant at Liquid Snow Tours. She gives us her...

Insider’s Guide to Akakura Kanko, Japan

Louise Wellington owns Myoko Vista Boutique Lodging at Akakura Kanko Ski Resort, and has lived there for three years. This Japanese resort is little-known...
SNOWSBEST.COM SNOW FORECAST

Australia
Resort3 Day7 Day
Thredbo0.0 cm0.7 cm
Perisher0.0 cm0.8 cm
Charlotte Pass0.0 cm0.9 cm
Selwyn Snowfields0.0 cm1.2 cm
Hotham0.0 cm3.1 cm
Falls Creek0.0 cm4.1 cm
Mt Buller0.0 cm4.5 cm
Mt Baw Baw0.0 cm4.1 cm

Last updated - Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:30:00 +0000

New Zealand
Resort3 Day7 Day
Coronet Peak0.0 cm27.8 cm
The Remarkables0.3 cm29.6 cm
Cardrona0.0 cm34.1 cm
Treble Cone1.1 cm56.4 cm
Mt Hutt5.1 cm18.5 cm
Turoa0.0 cm17.1 cm
Whakapapa0.0 cm17.1 cm

Last updated - Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:30:00 +0000

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