a metre of snow sits on the roof of a tiny wood hut, the mountain across the valley looking huge and beautiful beyond the hut
Snow Report

Yo-Yo Weather in the Big Four | Snow Report

In the 100th year of Alpine racing, Mikaela Shiffrin of the US is inching her way closer to her own personal century. With victory at the Women’s Slalom in Flachau, Austria this past Tuesday evening she notched up her 94th career World Cup win. With ten venues left on the World Cup calendar can she do it this season? Watch this space…

Saturday sees the 84th running of the Hahnenkamm Men’s Downhill Race on the feared and revered Streif course in Kitzbühel, Austria.

You can see the action live on Eurosport, or for those in the UK catch the highlights on Ski Sunday on BBC Two at 17:15 on Sunday evening.

In other racing news, the 2024 running of the Welsh Alpine Championships will begin this coming Sunday in Champery, Switzerland with five days of competition scheduled. Good luck to all the competitors.

If you’re out in resort drop us a line and tag us on social media @welove2ski to share your on-snow experiences and photos.

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Between snow reports please visit the ‘Stories’ section of our Instagram account to see the latest images and videos from ski resorts around the world.

A mountain chain pictured with a pastel sky
Fresh snow at SkiWelt

Forecast for the next 3-4 Days 

The yo-yo weather continues in Austria, France, Italy and Switzerland with a combination of heavy snowfall up high and heavy rain down low petering out on Friday morning as the freezing level drops to around 850m. Head high for good snow conditions, with La Plagne and Val Thorens, France set to receive between 45-50cm at altitude.

The Pyrenees, Andorra, and southern Spain will see a similar pattern with 10-15cm of new snowfall up high but rain down low.

The bitterly cold spell in Finland is about to snap with temperatures rising to -5 to -15C by Monday with 10-15cm of new snow forecast.

Both Norway and Sweden can expect a similar pattern as Finland, with Myrkdalen in Norway being the exception with 90-100cm of new snow forecast through Monday.

Central and Eastern Europe will see similar conditions to the Alps with Jahorina, Bosnia and Herzegovina set to receive 25-30cm; and Krvavec, Slovenia 40-45cm.

Further east, the Georgian and Turkish resorts will remain cold with no appreciable snowfall in the forecast.

Conditions at the Scottish resorts will be much improved with 10-20cm forecast through Monday, with only the lowest pistes seeing a mix of snow and rain on Sunday.

Cold weather continues to hit the East Coast of the US with temperatures between -10C and -20C and a mix of light snowfall and sunshine.

Overnight snowfalls of between 15-25cm in the Mountain States of the US will see great conditions on and off piste for the coming weekend.

The western states of the US will see a real mixed bag, south to north. California will see freeze thaw conditions with the next storm system rolling in on Sunday evening.

Heavy overnight snow continuing through to Friday will see the Oregon resorts of Timberline and Mt Hood receiving 55-65cm of new snow.

Further north Crystal Mountain and Mt Baker, Washington are forecast to receive 40-50cm of new snowfall.

Eastern Canada will see below freezing temperatures and and a mix of light snowfall and sunshine through Monday.

Overnight snowfalls of between 15-25cm in the mountain provinces of Alberta and BC will see great conditions on and off piste for the coming weekend.

A big storm system is headed to Whistler Blackcomb from Friday morning but unfortunately it’s a ‘Pineapple Express’ with heavy rain to mid-mountain and 50cm of new snow above that freezing level.

The resorts on Japan’s main island Honshu are set to see a spike in temperatures through Monday with heavy rain forecast to approx 1400m and between 35-55cm up high at Happo One in the Hakuba valley. Zao Onsen could see up to 75cm of new snow.

Temperatures remain well below freezing top to bottom on the northern island of Hokkaido with 10-25cm forecast.

a skier pops off a lip in fresh powder
La Plagne powder pops

What’s Open Now?


Austrian Interconnected Ski Areas

Ski Arlberg [St. Anton, ​St. Christoph, ​Stuben, ​Lech, Zürs, ​Warth, ​Schröcken] (74/85 lifts; 245/301km piste; 70-335cm base)
SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental (81/82 lifts; 237/270km piste; 40-100cm base)
Ski Circus [Saalbach Hinterglemm, Leogang, Fieberbrunn] (68/70 lifts; 221/270km piste; 50-130cm base)
Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis (38/38 lifts; 214/214km piste; 40-150cm base)
KitzSki [Kitzbühel, ​Kirchberg] (57/58 lifts; 188/188km piste; 70-90cm base)
Silvretta Arena [Ischgl, Samnaun] (41/46 lifts; 169/239km piste; 80-160cm base)
Zillertal Arena [Zell am Ziller/, Gerlos, Königsleiten, ​Hochkrimml] (50/52 lifts; 139/150km piste; 120-215cm base)
Hochkönig [Maria Alm, ​Dienten, ​Mühlbach] (34/34 lifts; 110/120km piste; 60-130cm base)
Snow Space Salzburg [Flachau, Wagrain, ​St. Johann-Alpendorf] (42/45 lifts; 108/120km piste; 60-140cm base)
Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau (38/45 lifts; 92/97km piste; 30-140cm base)
Gurgl [Obergurgl, Hochgurgl] (12/25 lifts; 90/112km piste; 80-145cm base)
Ski Optimal [Kaltenbach, Hochzillertal, ​Hochfügen] (36/39 lifts; 83/86km piste; 10-95cm base)
Dachstein West [Gosau, ​Russbach, ​Annaberg] (21/22 lifts; 51/51km piste; 40-130cm base) 

Austrian Ski Resorts

Axamer Lizum (6/9 lifts; 16/38km piste; 80-100cm base)
Bad Gastein (17/18 lifts; 72/82km piste; 40-140cm base)
Bad Kleinkirchheim (21/22 lifts; 90/103km piste; 50-90cm base)
Damuls Mellau (21/21 lifts; 75/81km piste; 130-190cm base)
Hintertux (11/21 lifts; 56/62km piste; 25-265cm base)
Kaunertal (6/7 lifts; 49/55km piste; 210-340cm base)
Kitzsteinhorn (19/21 lifts; 58/61km piste; 40-160cm base)
Kuhtai (12/12 lifts; 41/47km piste; 150-210cm base)
Mayrhofen (44/44 lifts; 140/142km piste; 10-100cm base)
Nassfeld (28/30 lifts; 107/110km piste; 10-100cm base)
Nauders (11/11 lifts; 75/75km piste; 50-120cm base)
Obertauern (25/26 lifts; 100/100km piste; 140-200cm base)
Schladming (45/47 lifts; 120/123km piste; 90-140cm base)
Silvretta Montafon (32/36 lifts; 133/140km piste; 20-180cm base)
Solden (28/31 lifts; 139/147km piste; 30-270cm base)
Stubai (18/26 lifts; 61/68km piste; 90-310cm base)
Tauplitz (16/17 lifts; 44/44km piste; 40-200cm base)
Zell am See (26/28 lifts; 72/77km piste; 20-145cm base) 

a ski village lit up at night
Val Thorens by night


French Interconnected Ski Areas

Les 3 Vallees [Val Thorens, Les Menuires, ​Méribel, Courchevel] (151/156 lifts; 552/600km piste; 150-210cm base)
Les Portes du Soleil [Morzine, ​Avoriaz, ​Les Gets, ​Châtel, ​Morgins, ​Champéry] (127/165 lifts; 410/580km piste; 20-140cm base)
Tignes / Val D’Isere (68/79 lifts; 296/300km piste; 100-375cm base)
Les Sybelles [Le Corbier, ​La Toussuire, Les Bottière, ​St Colomban des Villards, ​St Sorlin, ​St Jean d’Arves](50/68 lifts; 183/310km piste; 10-140cm base)
Le Grand Massif [Flaine, ​Les Carroz, ​Morillon, ​Samoëns, ​Sixt] (37/62 lifts; 158/265km piste; 20-405cm base)
Le Grand Domaine [Valmorel, ​Doucy, ​Celliers, ​St François Longchamp] (40/47 lifts; 148/165km piste; 35-140cm base)
Espace Diamant [Les Saisies, ​Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe, ​Praz sur Arly/, Flumet, ​Crest-Voland] (64/82 lifts; 130/192km piste; 100-135cm base)
Espace Lumière [Pra Loup, ​Val d’Allos] (26/36 lifts; 120/180km piste; 70-135cm base)
Espace San Bernardo [La Rosière, ​La Thuile] (35/38 lifts; 105/144km piste; 120-340cm base)
Grand Tourmalet/​Pic du Midi [La Mongie, ​Barèges] (16/29 lifts; 80/100km piste; 50-50cm base)

French Ski Resorts

Alpe d’Huez (63/69 lifts; 172/250km piste; 95-295cm base)
Chamonix (39/81 lifts; 69/121 piste; 15-290cm base)
Font Romeu (20/23 lifts; 38/58km piste; 85-115cm base)
La Clusaz (22/49 lifts; 89/125km piste; 5-195cm base)
La Plagne (68/74 lifts; 201/225km piste; 35-290cm base)
Les 2 Alpes (44/44 lifts; 200/200km piste; 30-220cm base)
Les Arcs (44/53 lifts; 134/200km piste; 65-375cm base)
Les Contamines (21/24 lifts; 90/120km piste; 5-205cm base)
Megeve (79/81 lifts; 190/263km piste; 25-130cm base)
Serre Chevalier (48/59 lifts; 212/250km piste; 60-125cm base)
Val Cenis (27/29 lifts; 117/125km piste; 50-110cm base)
Vars/Risoul (29/35 lifts; 135/185km piste; 50-135cm base) 


Italian Interconnected Ski Areas

Via Lattea [Sestriere, Sauze d’Oulx, ​San Sicario, ​Claviere, ​Montgenèvre] (48/69 lifts; 234/400km piste; 140-190cm base)
Monterosa Ski [Alagna Valsesia, Gressoney-La-Trinité, ​Champoluc, ​Frachey] (19/20 lifts; 115/132km piste; 35-100cm base)
3 Zinnen Dolomites [Helm, ​Stiergarten, ​Rotwand/​Kreuzbergpass] (20/20 lifts; 86/86km piste; 30-85cm base)
Civetta [Alleghe, Selva di Cadore, Palafavera, ​Zoldo] (23/23 lifts; 71/72km piste; 35-60cm base)
Latemar [Obereggen, ​Pampeago, ​Predazzo] (18/18 lifts; 49/49km piste; 20-45cm base)

Italian Ski Resorts

Alpe di Siusi (21/21 lifts; 63/63km piste; 5-40cm base)
Alta Badia (53/53 lifts; 124/130km piste; 30-50cm base)
Arabba/Marmolada (26/26 lifts; 55/63km piste; 50-80cm base)
Bardonecchia (10/22 lifts; 80/100km piste; 45-70cm base)
Bormio (8/14 lifts; 50/50km piste; 25-95cm base)
Cortina (26/27 lifts; 110/120km piste; 40-60cm base)
Courmayeur (18/18 lifts; 35/42km piste; 70-110cm base)
Kronplatz (31/31 lifts; 121/121km piste; 20-70cm base)
Livigno (30/32 lifts; 115/115km piste; 80-110cm base)
Madesimo (10/10 lifts; 30/37km piste; 60-80cm base)
Madonna di Campiglio (57/58 lifts; 136/155km piste; 75-90cm base)
Meran 2000 (8/8 lifts; 40/40km piste; 85-115cm base)
Passo Tonale (30/30 lifts; 98/100km piste; 40-250cm base)
Pila (11/12 lifts; 62/70km piste; 30-50cm base)
San Martino di Castrozza (21/21 lifts; 58/60km piste; 15-40cm base)
Solda (11/11 lifts; 44/44km piste; 100-180cm base)
Val Gardena (79/79 lifts; 175/181km piste; 60-70cm base)


Swiss Interconnected Ski Areas

4 Valleys [Verbier, ​La Tzoumaz, ​Nendaz/, Veysonnaz, ​Thyon] (65/68 lifts; 390/412km piste; 40-250cm base)
Matterhorn [Zermatt, ​Breuil-Cervinia/, Valtournenche] (43/51 lifts; 286/322km piste; 25-220cm base)

Swiss Ski Resorts

Aletsch Arena (35/35 lifts; 84/104km piste; 105-140cm base)
Andermatt (10/13 lifts; 52/70km piste; 75-130cm base)
Arolla (5/5 lifts; 40/47km piste; 90-165cm base)
Arosa Lenzerheide (43/43 lifts; 211/225km piste; 110-120cm base)
Crans Montana (19/19 lifts; 115/140km piste; 100-180cm base)
Davos Klosters (18/18 lifts; 95/95km piste; 90-185cm base)
Engelberg-Titlis (10/17 lifts; 22/80km piste; 30-280cm base)
Flims Laax (20/28 lifts; 117/214km piste; 40-345cm base)
Grimentz Zinal (21/21 lifts; 114/115km piste; 40-130cm base)
Grindlewald Wengen (22/23 lifts; 67/102km piste; 20-85cm base)
Leukerbad (13/13 lifts; 48/48km piste; 30-220cm base)
Murren (10/16 lifts; 27/54km piste; 65-220cm base)
Saas Fee (19/23 lifts; 80/100km; 70-300cm base)
St Moritz (23/23 lifts; 152/155km piste; 10-90cm base)
Villars (22/25 lifts; 64/84km piste; 20-120cm base)


Arcalis (10/17 lifts; 25/30km piste; 70-110cm base)
Grandvalira (61/74 lifts; 128/215km piste; 35-70cm base)
Valnord (23/32 lifts; 36/63km piste; 40-70cm base)


Baqueira Beret (33/36 lifts; 118/165km piste; 120-150cm base)
Candanchu (13/24 lifts; 27/50km piste; 35-80cm base)
Cerler (12/20 lifts; 21/80km piste; 35-45cm base)
Formigal (16/21 lifts; 45/143km piste; 20-60cm base)
La Molina (15/33 lifts; 46/145km piste; 35-55cm base)
Sierra Nevada (13/24 lifts; 32/113km piste; 20-60cm base)

a skier takes air in a snowy setting, surrounded by birch-like trees

Nordic Resorts 


Levi (20/26 lifts; 30/38km piste; 25-60cm base)
Pyha (6/9 lifts; 11/13km piste; 40-50cm base)
Ruka (19/22 lifts; 16/19km piste; 30-40cm base)
Yllas (18/26 lifts; 33/53km piste; 70-70cm base) 


Beitostolen (5/6 lifts; 11/12km piste; 60-60cm base)
Gaustablikk (9/14 lifts; 23/35km piste; 80-105cm base)
Geilo (18/20 lifts; 31/34km piste; 40-70cm base)
Hafjell (15/18 lifts; 49/50km piste; 65-95cm base)
Hemsedal (21/21 lifts; 33/44km piste; 35-65cm base)
Kvitfjell (13/14 lifts; 37/39km piste; 20-80cm base)
Myrkdalen (8/9 lifts; 28/32km piste; 100-130cm base)
Narvik (5/6 lifts; 4/10km piste; 30-50cm base)
Oppdal (6/16 lifts; 16/56km piste; 30-40cm base)
Stranda (4/6 lifts; 12/25km piste; 130-130cm base)
Trysil (31/31 lifts; 72/78km piste; 45-60cm base)
Voss (10/11 lifts; 33/45km piste; 90-130cm base) 


Are (31/35 lifts; 82/91km piste; 50-90cm base)
Idre Fjall (22/24 lifts; 38/41km piste; 50-70cm base)
Salen (40/40 lifts; 45/45km piste; 70-85cm base)
Vemdalen (16/16 lifts; 19/19km piste; 60-85cm base) 


Bosnia and Herzegovina 

Bjelasnica (4/7 lifts; 4/6 piste; 45-45cm base)
Jahorina (6/17 lifts; 23/52km piste; 45-45cm base)


Bansko (12/14 lifts; 36/75km piste; 5-80cm base)
Borovets (11/13 lifts; 50/58km piste; 100-105cm base)
Pamporovo (10/13 lifts; 15/30km piste; 70-80cm base)

Czech Republic

Špindlerův Mlýn (10/17 lifts; 25/28km piste; 70-125cm base)


Bakuriani (10/20 lifts; 18/29km piste; 45-70cm base)
Gudauri (10/15 lifts; 26/35km piste; 45-70cm base)
Tetnuldi (5/5 lifts; 14/14km piste; 45-70cm base)


Garmisch-Partenkirchen-Zugspitze (18/18 lifts; 34/40km piste; 40-125cm base)
Oberstdorf (12/14 lifts; 34/34km piste; 40-150cm base)
Spitzingsee (10/10 lifts; 14/15km piste; 70-130cm base)
Sudelfeld-Bayrischzell (10/13 lifts; 25/31km piste; 35-130cm base)


Malbun (7/7 lifts; 23/23km piste; 75-110cm base)


Białka Tatrzańska (18/19 lifts; 16/18km piste; 50-150cm base)
Zakopane (3/4 lifts; 3/3km piste; 25-95cm base)


Poiana Brasov (4/10 lifts; 5/14km piste; 25-30cm base)


Kopaonik (21/26 lifts; 33/55km piste; 5-30cm base)


Jasna (17/19 lifts; 47/45km piste; 40-100cm base)
Tatranska Lomnica (9/9 lifts; 12/12km piste; 50-80cm base)

a full 6-pack chairlift
A full chir, Krvavec, Slovenia


Kanin-Bovec (4/10 lifts; 11/30km piste; 10-155cm base)
Kranjska Gora (8/15 lifts; 9/20km piste; 30-30cm base)
Krvavec (6/13 lifts; 11/30km piste; 0-35cm base)
Maribor (12/14 lifts; 20/35km piste; 10-40cm base)
Vogel (8/9 lifts; 13/22km piste; 0-60cm base)


Ejder 3200 (13/13 lifts; 36/42 piste; 20-120cm base)
Erciyes (5/19 lifts; 6/34 piste; 20-100cm base)

United Kingdom – Scotland

Cairngorm Mountain (5/11 lifts; 6/32km piste; 0-15cm base)
The Lecht (3/13 lifts; 1/18km piste; 10-10cm base)
Glenshee (8/21 lifts; 12/40km piste; 10-10cm base) in Scotland

a snowboarder on his toe-edge, looks down the steep hill, the valley and mountains beyond/below beautiful and blue in silhouette, a snowy peak visible in long distance
© Christopher Newett | Timberline

United States


Alyeska (7/7 lifts; 45/62km piste; 110-280cm base)
Heavenly (23/27 lifts; 69/94km piste; 30-90cm base)
Kirkwood (12/13 lifts; 64/65km piste; 45-100cm base)
Mammoth (23/25 lifts; 75/90km piste; 90-155cm base)
Northstar (14/19 lifts; 42/97km piste; 45-110cm base)


Palisades Tahoe (19/43 lifts; 114/200km piste; 70-160cm base) in California
Arapahoe Basin (7/9 lifts; 29/105km piste; 70-130cm base)
Aspen Highlands (5/5 lifts; 130/135km piste; 70-150cm base)
Aspen Mountain (8/9 lifts; 103/103km piste; 40-80cm base)
Beaver Creek (24/25 lifts; 102/150km piste: 70-105cm base)
Breckenridge (34/35 lifts; 109/153km piste; 70-130cm base)
Copper (21/24 lifts; 85/126km piste; 80-140cm base)
Keystone (19/21 lifts; 101/135km piste; 60-115cm base)
Loveland (7/10 lifts; 41/93km piste; 55-105cm base)
Snowmass (16/20 lifts; 194/237km piste; 50-130cm base)
Steamboat (20/20 lifts; 145/165km piste; 60-150cm base)
Telluride (16/19 lifts; 65/88km piste; 60-105cm base)
Vail (25/34 lifts; 213/234km piste; 90-155cm base)
Winter Park (18/25 lifts; 90/143km piste; 140-170cm base) 
Wolf Creek (9/11 lifts; 100/100km piste; 150-150cm base)


Schweitzer (8/10 lifts; 91/95km piste; 60-135cm base)
Tamarack (7/7 lifts; 37/42km piste; 70-150cm base) in Idaho
Sugarloaf (8/15 lifts; 45/87km piste; 25-60cm base)


Sunday River (11/20 lifts; 35/85km piste; 60-70cm base)


Big Sky (31/38 lifts; 113/250km piste; 30-55cm base)
Bridger Bowl (9/11 lifts; 45/71km piste; 25-55cm base)
Whitefish (13/16 lifts; 73/91km piste; 60-150cm base)


Mt Rose (7/8 lifts; 54/60km piste; 100-150cm base) 

New Hampshire

Attitash (7/8 lifts; 14/37km piste; 40-45cm base)
Loon (9/11 lifts; 29/49km piste; 20-40cm base)
Wildcat (3/5 lifts; 21/25km piste; 15-45cm base) 

New Mexico

Taos (11/14 lifts; 93/113km piste; 75-105cm base) 


Mt Bachelor (11/15 lifts; 57/100km piste; 110-195cm base)
Mt Hood (6/12 lifts; 68/90km piste; 85-145cm base)
Timberline (4/7 lifts; 18/31km piste; 200-280cm base) 


Alta (7/8 lifts; 57/71km piste; 150-260cm base)
Deer Valley (20/25 lifts; 85/103km piste; 90-140cm base)
Park City (37/42 lifts; 250/250km piste; 130-175cm base)
Powder Mountain (8/9 lifts; 61/68km piste; 90-175cm base)
Snowbird (12/14 lifts; 91/103km piste; 100-180cm base)
Solitude (9/9 lifts; 46/64km piste; 85-155cm base)


Killington (12/22 lifts; 106/121km piste; 15-40cm base)
Okemo (11/20 lifts; 56/70km piste; 25-40cm base)
Smuggler’s Notch (5/8 lifts; 47/78km piste; 20-60cm base)
Stowe (12/12 lifts; 58/70km piste; 45-60cm base)


Crystal Mountain (7/11 lifts; 42/50km piste; 35-50cm base)
Mt Baker (7/10 lifts; 75/100km piste; 155-215cm base) 

West Virginia

Snowshoe (12/12 lifts; 20/31km piste; 45-120cm base) 


Grand Targhee (6/6 lifts; 33/35km piste; 110-190cm base)
Jackson Hole (12/13 lifts; 101/116km piste; 50-165cm base) 

an empty chairlift and piste
Castle Mountain without the crowds



Castle Mountain (5/6 lifts; 56/94km piste; 50-85cm base)
Lake Louise (11/11 lifts; 115/139km piste; 55-100cm base)
Marmot Basin (6/7 lifts; 75/91km piste; 55-55cm base)
Mt Norquay (4/5 lifts; 13/16km piste; 75-80cm base)
Sunshine (12/12 lifts; 104/109km piste; 50-100cm base) 

British Columbia

Big White (11/12 lifts; 75/105km piste; 30-130cm base)
Fernie (9/10 lifts; 134/142km piste; 80-170cm base)
Kicking Horse (4/5 lifts; 73/100km piste; 40-110cm base)
Kimberley (5/5 lifts; 56/80km piste; 0-80cm base)
Panorama (10/10 lifts; 96/100km piste; 60-85cm base)
Red Mountain (8/8 lifts; 118/120km piste; 100-100cm base)
Revelstoke (5/7 lifts; 42/55km piste; 80-140cm base)
Silver Star (10/10 lifts; 112/115km piste; 45-120cm base)
Sun Peaks (12/12 lifts; 132/135km piste; 40-110cm base)
Whistler Blackcomb (23/27 lifts; 180/200km piste; 10-150cm base)
Whitewater (5/5 lifts; 50/50km piste; 135-135cm base) 


Blue Mountain (9/11 lifts; 18/29km piste; 50-50cm base) 


Le Massif (7/9 lifts; 30/39km piste; 40-65cm base)
Mont Saint Anne (6/9 lifts; 46/73 piste; 50-70cm base)
Sommet-Saint-Sauveur (6/8 lift; 31/38km piste; 55-95cm base)
Stoneham (5/6 lifts; 28/34km piste; 55-75cm base)
Tremblant (13/14 lifts; 56/82km piste; 5-130cm base)  

a tiny car covered in snow, just the wipers visible
A Kei car covered in fresh snow, Niseko | © Andy Tranter



Happo One Hakuba (19/22 lifts; 46/52km piste; 80-230cm base) 
Naeba (9/15 lifts; 15/19km piste; 80-120cm base) 
Nozawa Onsen (7/17 lifts; 7/44km piste; 90-215cm base) 
Shigakogen (42/48 lifts; 76/83km piste; 80-140cm base) 
Zao Onsen (33/35 lifts; 39/50km piste; 65-95cm base) 


Furano (9/9 lifts; 31/32km piste; 100-180cm base) 
Kamui (6/6 lifts; 24/24km piste; 100-160cm base)
Kiroro (6/10 lifts; 10/24 piste; 70-160cm base) 
Niseko United (27/32 lifts; 41/51km piste; 140-330cm base) 
Rusutsu (15/18 lifts; 41/42km piste; 130-170cm base)
Sahoro (6/8 lifts; 16/25km piste; 80-115cm base) 
Tomamu (5/6 lifts; 21/22km piste; 70-175cm base)

About the author

Mike Richards

Welsh valleys boy born & bred, Mike now lives between Cardiff and Niseko in Hokkaido, Japan where he's a pro ski instructor. Mike came to skiing later in life at 27, with his first ski season spent as a Chalet Host in Ellmau, Austria in 1993. He's skied every year since, notching up 100+ ski areas across 21 countries and five continents, including his home hill in Brecon Beacons National Park. His personal motto - "If it's snowing, I'm going..."

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