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Rusutsu Resort Ski

13 Izumikawa, Rusutsu-mura, Abuta-gun 048-1711, Hokkaido
+81 136-46-3111
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Fantastic Ski Resort

We skied here for six days and loved it. Heaps of powder, long runs, no wait lift lines. It... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2016
Quite an experience

Similar to niseko ski resort, only a bit smaller. It houses 3 mountains with many courses. Snow... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2016
Adrian T
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13 Izumikawa, Rusutsu-mura, Abuta-gun 048-1711, Hokkaido
+81 136-46-3111
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Reviewed January 16, 2016

We skied here for six days and loved it. Heaps of powder, long runs, no wait lift lines. It snowed everyday, all day for the time we were there. Large resort with Mt Isola being our favourite. Three cafes on the snow with delicious hot...More

Thank Mpeg36
Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

Similar to niseko ski resort, only a bit smaller. It houses 3 mountains with many courses. Snow quality is not too bad there. A gondola ride is needed from the main resort to the other two mountains. The disappointing thing is the night ski as...More

Thank Adrian T
Reviewed January 7, 2016

This is our third trip to Rusutsu in 3 years. We spent 6 nights in Rusutsu (1 to 7 Jan 2016) and it snowed every single day!! It it is just amazing to see the big fat flakes falling from the heavens as you are...More

1  Thank TriprotonSin
Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

During january when it dumps it becomes one of the best resorts on Hokkaido. Not high but steep enough. When there is good powder the landscape is incredible with lots of frozen trees. You can find good uncharted areas with very few ski touring Awesome!

1  Thank 14rob2015
Reviewed January 3, 2016

If you like powder and you like trees this is the place for you. Endless different routes through the trees. Well served with hooded chair lifts and gondolas. Good skier restaurants under the gondolas. If you dislike skiing on piste this is the place for...More

1  Thank Anne M
Reviewed January 3, 2016

I have been using this ski resort since I was in primary school. Year on year, the tourist from overseas are increasing. This year it was full of south east asian people but mainly they are very calm. The ski slope were good condition and...More

Thank cosmomama
Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

A Christmas ski vacation has become somewhat of a family tradition for us and since discovering Rusutsu 2 years ago, we can't stop coming back! I grew up in Vancouver so Whistler and Banff ski resorts are familiar to me but nothing beats Rusutsu for...More

1  Thank doramatalk
Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Skiied for two days it's been snowing for a few days and got well over 30cm of snow. At some places there are actually TOO MICH snow. In general we had a really good time skiing. The gates are electronic. Will come back.

Thank daikin
Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

We spent seven days in the towers at Rusutsu in a 2 bedroom two storey apartment with a breakfast, dinner, ski hire and lift pass package organised through SkiJapan who we couldn't recommend enough. Our next part of the holiday is in Niseko but we...More

Thank Brad H
Reviewed December 11, 2015

Had my second trip to Rusutsu on December 4th this year. When we first arrived, I was a bit depressed as it rained heavily and most the early Winter snow was gone. Luckily, the snow gods heard my cries and dumped an epic 90cm on...More

4  Thank TimboConQueso
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Grace K
May 21, 2017|
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Response from Alexandra S | Reviewed this property |
Lift tickets are about $60USD per day. Equipment rental I think was rather expensive, don't recall how much. Ski lessons are fantastic. All instructors are UK, Australia, Europe and all speak English. All perfectly safe and... More
March 17, 2017|
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Response from ルスツリゾート | Property representative |
Dear JoyceKPT, Thank you for your inquiry. We may say the best powder season would be from late December to late January though it depends on the weather condition in each year. You could experience superfine powder snow... More
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February 25, 2017|
Response from ルスツリゾート | Property representative |
Dear OMALILY, Thank you for your inquiry. “NISEKO GROUND SERVICE” provides one day trip to Rusutsu Resort for the guests staying in Niseko. Please search and visit their web site and ask them for details. “NISEKO GROUND... More
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