I can read the blurb from the Niseko Marketing Machine, but anyone been up there in summer? What's it like? I hate this rainy season (and unbearably hot summers too)9, heard Hokkaido doesn't have one. But at the same time I saw a few weeks ago some mad temps up there in Hoikkaido but that was a one off abnormality, right?
Nisekubawa replied to domoman's question in Questions & AnswersCannot avoid the truth. My best snow condition day was in Niseko. With Niseko, I do with there was steeper terrain.
You can cope up there, but it's much easier to 'cope' in almost all other regions of Japan. I got the impression last season when I was there that many folk were there to just spend large amounts of money on posh accommodation, posh food and soak all that in. And actually that is fine with me because if everyone there got up for the first lifts and were full on gnarly, the slopes would be even busier than they are. I love Niseko but I loved it more when I first went 10 years ago.
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