Niseko Mountain Resort Grand Hirafu Ski Place, Kutchan-cho

(4.4/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
Famous for its fine-quality powder snow, Niseko Mountain Resort Grand Hirafu Ski Place offers excellent conditions for skiers and snowboarders to indulge their winter sport passions. Established in 1923 by a member of the Sapporo Railway Bureau, the international resort covers a skiable area of 325 hectares (803.1 acres) with 30 available runs. Depending on your level of expertise, you can easily access three main differentiable courses--Alpen, Kougen, and Hanazono--via the electronic lift system. The family-friendly resort also offers training courses for beginners, so you can learn the basics of skiing or snowboarding with professional instructors. To visit Niseko Mountain Resort Grand Hirafu Ski Place on your trip to Kutchan-cho, use our Kutchan-cho itinerary maker.
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  • Over the last 20 years the main town (Hirafu) has dramatically changed with western (mostly Australian) development and influences. Some might say it has lost its identity. Once only suited to the ‘ha...  more »
  • Niseko Grand Hirafu turned it on this year. Great snow, lots of fun and easy to move around the mountain. A wonderful family holiday. 
  • Regardless of Niseko annupuri international ski area stops all lifts in strong winds, including the Centerfold lift & Hirafu gondola ski area operates normally, the relatively strong winds. Skate ski trails can be anyone with undisputed track layout. Powder outside the ski area area can be accessed from the gate, however, is the most people in the Niseko area because of vandals fairly early.
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