Rusutsu Resort resort review (Rusutsu Village, Hokkaido)

Reviews of Rusutsu Resort resort in Rusutsu Village, Hokkaido Prefecture. Currently 2 reviews.
Rusutsu Resort
ルスツリゾート
Rusutsu Village, Hokkaido
Submitted by Mick Rich on 20th March 2011
Rusutsu Resort review
I took a day trip to Rusutsu from Niseko the other day. I had heard good things about the resort and as I've been riding Hirafu for 3 days in a row, a change of scene was due plus a bit of overnight snow had been forecast. When I arrived I found 5-10cm of fresh snow and that the slopes seemed to be in better condition than Hirafu.

Anyway, here are my thoughts:-

The good things:-

1
The trees!
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Rusutsu Resort
ルスツリゾート
Rusutsu Village, Hokkaido
Submitted by Mick Rich on 20th March 2011
Rusutsu
I took a day trip to Rusutsu from Niseko using the local bus from Kutchan, as the shuttle bus service had stopped. When I arrived I found 5-10cm of fresh snow and that the slopes seemed to be in better condition than Hirafu.

Anyway, here are my thoughts:-

The good things:-

1. The trees! I love tree runs and Rusutsu didn't disappoint! My favourite sections were on Mt Isola, namely around Heavenly Ridge and Steamboat B. Both had
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Rusutsu Resort

ルスツリゾート
Rusutsu Village, Hokkaido
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Basic Resort Statistics

Max. elevation: 994m
Min. elevation: 400m
Vertical: 594m
Steepest slope: 40°
Longest course: 3500m
Number of lifts: 18

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