Snowboarding in Niseko Japan has to be one of the most awesome snowboarding experiences in the world. The area is renowned for its powder snows some of the lightest and driest in the world. With an average of 13 meters a year .You are guaranteed snow.
Hooting Owl lodge is located in Niseko Village (Higashiyama) which is located in the middle of the Niseko United ski area. From here you have access to some of the steepest fall lines in the Niseko United ski area. Niseko Village has the advantage of not having the mad queues which neighbouring Hirafu is renowned for, so you will be more likely to get first tracks in the morning. It also boasts some of the quickest access to the great back bowls.
Niseko Village and the United Niseko ski area have so much to offer the snowboarding enthusiast. There are numerous lifts and all connect at the top of the mountain so you can be boarding the entire Niseko area from Annupuri, Niseko Village, Grand Hirafu and Hanazono in one day and on one lift ticket if you purchase an all mountain pass. With this pass you will also be able to catch any of the free passport buses which connect all the villages in the Niseko United ski area.
As well as having perfectly groomed runs the area boast some amazing off piste and backcountry touring where you will be able to get neck deep in the powder snow Niseko is famous for. There are numerous parks located throughout the area as well.
Hooting Owl Lodge can help out with booking any of your snowboarding lessons, back country tours which must be one of the most adventurist ways to experience the deep powder snow of Niseko Japan. We can also help with the hire of any snowboarding gear you may need. Whether it be just a snowboard, boots and bindings or the whole kit as one of the services we offer when you stay at Hooting Owl Lodge.
If you are having an extended stay Hooting Owl Lodge can point you in the right direction to organise a day tour to one of the many surrounding resorts which will offer you new terrain and a different experience from Niseko and all in a day trip. We can also arrange for travel if there happens to be a snowboarding comp on while you are visiting Japan which there is numerous ones on during the winter season.
Hooting Owl Lodge is ideally situated if you are serious about your snowboarding holiday in Japan and want a relaxed atmosphere to enjoy your snow adventure in Japan.