Japan

Skiing Hokkaido's backcountry in Japan

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Snow conditions vary hugely depending on where you are, but generally January and February bring around the coldest and snowiest months in a season....

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The past few years have seen an exponential growth in equipment to get snowboarders out into the backcountry, so much so that nowadays the...
Real deep powder fun in Japan's backcountry

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Famous for its incredible snowfall and rich culture, Japan is the ultimate destination for powder hungry skiers and snowboarders. There are many resorts in...

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Japan is famous for its incredible powder, but it's a pretty weird place with odd rules and etiquette, and can be confusing to travel around on your first trip. Here are a few tips to make things a little easier on your visit.

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It's a big world out there, and there's so much to see and ski beyond the normal resorts in the Alps and North America! This article explores some of the weirdest and most wonderful cat skiing destinations around the world.

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Tempted by the prospects of over the head Japanese powder? This is where you can find the most untracked snow on Hokkaido!

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With more fresh snow in the Alps, this is for everyone who isn't already out skiing: our 11 favourite ski edits, guaranteed to get you fully stoked for winter!
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Double backflips into deep Japanese pow sound like your sort of thing? Sit back, crack open an Asahi dry and prepare to get down and dirty with the Salomon crew. If you're anything like me, you'll be searching for flights to Sapporo in around... 4 minutes 53 seconds.

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crowded lineup

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You probably already know that there are important rules in the lineup.  But, in case you are fuzzy on surf etiquette because your surf...