I have been snowboarding in Niseko since 1999 and have spent the past 5 seasons (Jan & Feb) there.
The snowfall is amazing but so are the crowds. The point of chasing powder is to ride it when it is fresh and untracked....this is becoming increasingly difficult at all 4 Niseko united resorts and Moiwa. The crowds have stomped on every bit of untracked powder across all resorts by approximately 10.30am. After 5 seasons I know the resorts and the
I have been smowboarding at Niseko since 1999 and have spent the last 5 seasons (Jan & Feb) there. The snow quantity and quality is often superb and if you have a large enough window you are sure to get good bottomless powder. I would like to make 2 points.
Firstly, if you only have a window of 7-10 days you are not guaranteed excellent snow and/or conditions. The last 2 seasons in particular have seen long dry spells in both