JANUARy 18th - 27th - 2019 - COED GUIDED SKIING
Depart on the 18th, arrive on the 19th. Ski 20-26, depart Sapporo on the 27th.
The stories are true; Japan has some of the most amazing powder skiing available. The ski village of Niseko is actually three resorts together, Niseko, Hirafu and Hanazono, that all provide an abundance of powder and some of the best tree skiing in the world. A day trip to Rutsutsu and two days of Snow cat skiing at the unique resort of Iwanai are included. Japan is the place to be this January. Stop thinking about it and make it happen.
The rumors are true, January is the time to head to Japan and seek the fabeled Ja-POW; some of the best powder skiing in the world. Ski With Kim hosts two back- to- back weeks of skiing and never misses out on finding the goods, not to mention also indulging in Japanese food, history and culture.
Cat skiing at Iwanai:
Last season Kim traveled to the coastal town of Iwanai, which has a closed ski resort with no lifts, now open for cat skiing. This year Kim is going back for two days, setting up accommodations in an authentic Japanese Inn, the Kogen Hotel with natural authentic hot springs (onsens) gourmet meals including fresh fish /Sushi and an adjoining museum boasting the largest private Picasso print collection in Asia.
Kim will host out of her condo at the Snow Crystal in the Village of Hirafu. The Vale and Snow Crystal are slope side, most hotels are close by and have shuttles. Share Kim’s kitchen before and again après ski for photos and refreshments. On the 24th we transfer to Iwanai for two days of snow-cat skiing where accommodations and meals are included. On the 26th after skiing we will transfer back to Sapporo to flights out the next day.