Resort Reviews by hipsterandjane

Reviews of ski resorts submitted by hipsterandjane. Currently 2 reviews.
Asahidake Ropeway
旭岳ロープウゥイ
Higashigawa Town, Hokkaido
Submitted by hipsterandjane on 3rd March 2009
Asahidake Ropeway review
I was definitely mislead by "the tallest mountain in Hokkaido," I was expecting a lot more vert.

As it was time at Asahidake went like this - wait for the rope way, battle the wind for 500m to get across a skating rink of an upper mountain, enjoy 15 of the best turns you'll find anywhere in blower pow, freeze your ass off riding a flat cattrack back to the ropeway, wait 10 min for the ropeway to leave - repeat
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Hoshino Resort Tomamu
星野リゾート トマム
Shimukappu Village, Hokkaido
Submitted by hipsterandjane on 3rd February 2009
Hoshino Resort Tomamu review by hipsterandjane
This is a pretty surreal place. We had not planned on going there, but we ran into a well traveled Hokkaido skiier that called it the most underrated resort in Japan.

I won't go that far, but I definitely had a great time there. It is an over the top resort by all measures. Ice Bar, Wave Pool, 40 story hotels - over the top!

That being said I have never stayed on the 35th
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Reviews by hipsterandjane

Asahidake Ropeway
Hoshino Resort Tomamu