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  • Tohoku in Spring: The Quintessential Experience of Classic Japan

    Nadine hooking into some perfect spring corn  in Hakkoda Mountainwatch |Nadine Robb As a first-time visitor to Japan’s Tohoku region, I was keen to unearth the points of difference that would set it apart from other, perhaps b [...]

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  • Winter in Tohoku: Uncovering the Secrets of Japan’s Snowiest Region

    Floating through Geibeiki Gorge on the Satetsu River is a timeless experience Mountainwatch | Nadine Robb The Tohoku region is home to the snowiest city in the world, making it a perfect holiday destination for those looking for [...]

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  • Tohoku – Honshu’s Northern Region, Deep Snow and Small Crowds

    The Tohoku is one of the snowiest regions in Japan. Drew Jolowicz slicing through the trees at Ani resort. Photo: Dylan Robinson Mountainwatch | Reggae Elliss Japan has been the number one destination for Australian skiers and s [...]

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  • Guide to ride: Queenstown Mountain Bike Edition

    Mountainwatch | Annabel Herbison Okay, so by now we’re all pretty well acquainted with the fact that Queenstown is an epic winter destination. From its stunning mountain vistas, to its shred-ready alpine terrain, and onslaught [...]

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  • North America 2021-22 Snow Season Outlook

    Dash Longe getting deep in some classic dry Utah powder last December in Alta. Photo: Rocko Menzyk Mountainwatch | The Grasshopper The season started off with a bang in October with unseasonably large totals over western North A [...]

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  • 2021-2022 Japan Snow Season Outlook – Things Are Looking Good

    Sophia Rouche getting deep in Furano where can average season equates to 8 metres of snow. Photo: Grant Gunderson Mountainwatch | The Grasshopper There may be some recent snow on the ground around the Australian and New Zealand [...]

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  • A JAP + AUS bubble on the way! International Travel? The Burning Question On Everyone’s Lips.

    Mt. Yotei-zan, or simply, Yotei. This is the view from the peak of Niseko United. Japan is one destination we may be travelling to this upcoming ski season. Photo: Sea and Summit Media Mountainwatch | Annabel Herbison These days [...]

  • Banff and Lake Louise – Is This The Most Beautiful Place In The World To Ski?

    You’d be forgiven for thinking this photo of Banff Avenue was an oil painting. Photo: Banff & Lake Louise Tourism/Paul Zizka   Mountainwatch | Matt Wiseman   After 20 long months the door to international travel i [...]

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  • Mountainwatch joins forces with Liquid Snow Tours

    The Mountainwatch team are as passionate about the mountains as you are. Our site has always been about delivering the best mountain weather forecasting, snow news and mountain travel out there! Which is why we’re excited to ann [...]

  • Hakuba Valley – Everything You Need for an Unforgettable Skiing Experience

    The Northern Alps providing a spectacular backdrop in Hakuba Reggae Elliss from Mountainwatch Located in the north of Nagano prefecture and just a one-hour drive from the city of Nagano, the Hakuba Valley is one of the world’s [...]

  • Nozawa Onsen Showcase Video

    Want to learn more about Nozawa Onsen? Check out the video below from our friends at Mountainwatch as Reggae Ellis and Alex Parsons in conjunction with Classic Resorts Japan showcase all things Nozawa Onsen. You’ll get an inside [...]

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