Niseko Winter Vs. Niseko Summer

There can be no doubt that Niseko gets more snow than most places on the planet. But while 15 – 20 metres of snowfall is a huge amount over the course of a season, it can be difficult to visualise. These images from our friends at 360niseko go a long way towards helping you get the full picture!

For further evidence of the amazing snowfall we receive in Niseko each season and to play with the original slider image, take a look at the 360niseko Before and After the Snow blog post. Highly recommended.

Hokkaido 2012

Japan Ski Experience guests Elliott and Joanne returned to Niseko earlier this month for a second consecutive year of deep powder skiing and cultural adventures.
Once back home in the UK they kindly sent us some of the fantastic footage they shot while skiing in Rusutsu and visiting Sapporo for the Snow Festival. This is the JSE edit.

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All footage shot in February 2012 by Elliott Piggott. Many thanks Elliott, we hope to see you and Joanne over here in Japan again soon!

Niseko Photo Shoot

Last week saw a mixture of great snowfall and sunshine in Niseko and a group of JSE guests made the most of the great conditions by hiring the services of Glen Claydon Photography for the morning. Here are some of the outstanding results.

Steve launches off a kicker with Mt. Yotei in the background

A happy looking Steve going back for more

Ed flying down the hill

Rob cruising through fresh snow

Asif finds a natural hit between the trees

Ivan waist deep in Niseko powder

Steve launches off a cliff

Ivan and Steve loving the deep snow and sunshine

The team pause to take in the stunning scenery

Glen has been based in Niseko for 7 years. A combination of expert technique and local knowledge means he will capture your best moments so that you’re guaranteed to get the shots you’re looking for.

Explore areas of the mountain you may not otherwise find and take home memories of your holiday which will amaze friends and family. Contact Japan Ski Experience or Glen direct if you would like to arrange a Niseko photo shoot. All photo and video shoots can be tailored so you get exactly what you want and come highly recommended.

All photos taken by Glen Claydon on 8th February 2012