It has been my first skiing experience in Japan and I am impressed. Yubari was recommended to us by one of the our ski club instructors in New Zealand. First of all, getting to the resort from CTS airport was not a problem at all. Bus trip took around 1hrs 20 min and was comfortable. We stayed in Shuparo hotel which is 3 min away from the ski field (shuttle bus ; walking takes around 10 min). Hotel breakfast was
Our first thoughs on arrival at Mt Racey were, "Oi, Mister! Someone's pinched yer mountain!". This is a small resort. Combined with the rain which was falling on our arrival (yes, rain in Hokkaido in February) the size of the hill almost had us getting straight back on the bus to the airport.
Racey has some very good points and some fairly bad ones, but all in all, we'd still go back there (which is, after all said and