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Mt. Moiwa

Mount Moiwa Ski Resort, with some of the world’s best and abundant powder snow boasts a peak of 816m high, with walk up hiking trail access and a relaxed atmosphere. Mt. Moiwa is located west of Mount Annupuri with a two lift ski ground and snow reaching up to 4 meters. This small yet fun-packed location has a wide ranging course for everyone from experienced skiers and snowboarders to beginners. Enjoy this location for its quiet ambience that has some of the most stunning views you will see such as unforgettable Mount Moiwa on a sunny day. In recent years this spot has become popular amongst Australian and European skiers and snowboarders who have come to admire this “ski slope with a feeling of privacy”. Moiwa is to the skiers’ right of the An’nupuri area of Niseko; about 1km via road. It’s possible for intermediate riders and above to ski into the Moiwa village from An’nupuri, and in the right conditions experienced riders can ski over to Niseko via backcountry gate number 6. Alternatively there are free shuttle buses from Hirafu (the main village of Niseko) to Moiwa during the day, an 11km trip that takes about 10 minutes. From the New-Chitose airport there are shuttle transfer options to get to Moiwa. Alternatively from Sapporo you can catch a train to JR Niseko Station, and then get a 10 minute taxi or bus to Niseko-Moiwa.

Location

Niseko, Niseko, Abuta District, Hokkaido

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