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Rusutsu Resort Ski

13 Izumikawa, Rusutsu-mura, Abuta-gun 048-1711, Hokkaido
+81 136-46-3111
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Best powder snow and affordable!

Spent an entire day here, love this place for the wide slopes that's good for beginners! Thick... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Amanda C
Rusutsu Rocks!

Arrived the first day of the end of the high season and staying in a private chalet 200m from the... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2017
Melbourne, Australia
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13 Izumikawa, Rusutsu-mura, Abuta-gun 048-1711, Hokkaido
+81 136-46-3111
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Spent an entire day here, love this place for the wide slopes that's good for beginners! Thick powdery snow that makes snowboarding so much fun! Will go back again!

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Arrived the first day of the end of the high season and staying in a private chalet 200m from the resort. Powder snow still falling every night. Predominantly a Japanese resort but us Gai Jin were well catered for. All runs open. Up to 3.5km...More

Thank rjwman2015
Reviewed 1 June 2017

when it snowed, we got the best powder ever, both on piste and off piste it was magical like gliding over air. lots of trees to go through as well.

Thank thd007
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Spent a day here touring the pistes - it was late in the season and the off pistes was limited. The pistes were well maintained and wide, not much here to challenge the advanced skier, but compared to Niseko they were able to maintain the...More

Thank Nitram0077
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

at the time we came to this resort, we are the only group here. we go to skiing ang snowboarding for the firsttime it was so awesome! all the equipment is new and well maintained. all staff is very helpfull and welcoming and help with...More

Thank Ct_siti
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Wonderful skiing experience for all levels, great snow, great facilities, warm toilet seats LOL, highly recommended for all ages.

Thank Lizmidd2012
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We spent a week at Rusutsu after a week at Niseko. At first I didn't get all the hype of Rusutsu. But continue reading, and you'll hopefully understand why we will make Rusutsu a regular destination for our family. Rusutsu's ski area is comprised of...More

1  Thank Alan-in-Honolulu
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Great place for family and intermediate skiers. There were many slopes and the views were amazing. Take a good camera on your backpack.

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Rusutsu is a very good mountain and on the day we went we had a good snowfall which always helps. To be honest though we did the whole mountain in a day so I dont think that it would satisfy most people for more than...More

Thank Simon H
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a fantastic day trip from Niseko & would have come here more had we known how good it was. Great trails and tree skiing/boarding. Uncrowded and heaps of powder to be found..... We'll be back for more...

Thank Graeme W
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Grace K
21 May 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
17 March 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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26 February 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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