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Niseko Mt. Resort Grand Hirafu ski resort

Hokkaido, Japan

Niseko Mt. Resort Grand Hirafu ski resort is the biggest resort in the Niseko United area. It also includes the Hanazono ski area. The Hirafu village has the biggest selection of accommodation, restaurants and nightlife in the Niseko area and the combination of the biggest skiing and largest village is why most visitors choose to stay here.

The 55km of ski trails is regularly covered in tons of light powder snow. With it’s spectacular backcountry, Niseko Mt. Resort Grand Hirafu ski resort's offers winter adventure seekers the option to explore their off-piste skiing, a relatively uncommon attraction at most other ski resorts in Japan. The backcountry can be accessed through special gates around the resorts or experienced on guided tours and helicopter tours, weather permitting. The latter is also possible on nearby Mount Yotei, a nearly perfect volcanic cone.

Niseko Mt. Resort Grand Hirafu ski resort offers a wide variety of terrain with a little something for everyone from groomers, open powder bowls up high and excellent tree skiing on the lower mountain. The terrain breakdown is approximately 45% beginner trails, 36% intermediate and 19% for advanced skiers and snowboarders.

Trails at Niseko Mt. Resort Grand Hirafu ski resort are long, wide, well maintained and nearly always covered in powder from early December through to the end of March. As the terrain is spread across all four Niseko United ski areas is similar, you can expect steep starting points at the top, a mellower mid-mountain plateau and speedy intermediate descents for a large portion on-piste trail system until flattening at the base.

The village at Niseko Mt. Resort Grand Hirafu ski resort is the largest ski resort village in the area and provides the largest and most diverse selection of accommodation. Speaking English has become more common and makes a unique atmosphere and offers an exciting array of restaurants and bars. Night skiing is also very popular here and gives the opportunity to experience fresh powder at night, which shouldn’t be missed.

Niseko Mt. Resort Grand Hirafu ski resort is also open and very popular in the summer.

The most expensive part of every ski trip is usually the accommodation costs. If you are looking to compare hotel prices and to book your accommodation for your next trip to Niseko Mt. Resort Grand Hirafu ski resort please visit our STAY page. We invite you to book directly online through our website.

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Total Trails: 55 km 34.2 mi

  • Easiest 25 km 15.5 mi | 45%
  • More Difficult 20 km 12.4 mi | 36%
  • Most Difficult 10 km 6.2 mi | 19%
  • Terrain Park Yes
  • Half Pipes No

Resort Stats

Peak elevation:
1200 m 3937 ft
Base elevation:
260 m 853 ft
Vertical Drop:
940 m 3084 ft
Total Trails:
55 km 34.2 mi
Longest Run:
5.6 km 3.5 mi

Lift Tickets

  • Day PassJPY 5,200
  • Kids Day PassJPY 2,900
  • Season PassJPY 91,500
  • Kids Season PassJPY 20,600
Prices check with resort for specials and discounts

Total Ski Lifts 16

  • Gondolas1
  • Chairlifts15
live cam

Snowmaking No

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Snow Report

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