I have been here for 4 years now the last 3 with family. 2010 was the best yet and Niseko lived up to its reputation big time. This place is just one huge snow machine! I don't think I have so many consecutive bottomless powder days - and some of our best skiing was in resort this year. Having said that we also got great snow out of every gate. The icing on the cake this years was Mizuno no
This was my second stay at Rusutsu and once again I did not leave disappointed.
I will say from the outset that I do not care about Apres Ski or the Japan experience (I have been living in Japan for six years), all I care about is snowboarding in powder and that is pretty much what I did for seven of the eight days I snowboarded at Rusutsu.
Basically, most of my time on the mountain was spent off-piste inbetween the
This is my first Japanese resort and I guess I expected it to be a bit more efficient. (Lifts linking up better).
It is not really that well established yet.
Stayed in really nice apartment at The Vale but couldn't see how they can justify the cost.\r\n\r\nDon't get me wrong I had some great days in the powder and if I was alone or with the boys it would be superb.