61points

Niseko

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Niseko review: 37 facts and highlights

Niseko
61
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Niseko

How does Niseko compare to the average?

  • Ski slopes
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    61vs60.8
  • Distance from airport
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    107kmvs107.39km
  • Seasonal snowfall
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    590.5inchesvs313.71inches
  • Trails (medium)
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    25vs24.57
  • Trails (difficult)
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    18vs16.98
  • Opening hours
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    8hoursvs7.82hours
  • Trails (easy)
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    18vs17.53
  • Ski pass daily
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    44.5$vs61.36$

General info

1.mountain height

890meters

The height of the mountain is the difference in height between the lowest and highest point. Tall mountains can offer longer pistes, better views, and often better snowfall.
2.distance from airport

107km

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
3.opening hours

8hours

The opening hours is the average number of hours per day that the resort is open for skiing. Long opening hours mean you can go for an early ski, or have a long sleep and go later.
4.summit height above sealevel

1170meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
5.Is child friendly
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The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
6.months open yearly

6months

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

61

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.trails (medium)

25

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Medium difficulty trails (marked with a blue square) have a slope gradient between 25% and 40%. These trails are ideal for regular skiers.
3.Allows off-piste skiing
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In resorts which allow off piste-skiing, you can ski anywhere which is great for adventurous types. However, there are hazards such cliff edges, avalanches or simply getting lost and suffering exhaustion.
4.trails (difficult)

18

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. High-difficulty trails (marked with a black diamond) have a slope gradient of more than 40%; such trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a good challenge.
5.longest run

5.6km

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
6.Offers open cross-country skiing
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Cross-country skiing is an Olympic sport that provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body. Resorts that keep the cross-country skiing trails open for the general public attract professional and casual skiers.

Leisure

1.restaurants

12

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.number of cinemas

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
3.number of museums

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
4.number of theaters

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
5.Has a spa
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After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
6.Has a bobsled track
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This is a long track, usually made of concrete covered in ice. They are used for bobsledding, and some can be used for other sports such as luge and skeleton.

Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
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The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.
2.hotels and hostels

17

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
3.number of kindergartens

0

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2020.
4.number of five star hotels

1

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.

Snowfall

1.seasonal snowfall

590.5inches

The average snowfall each season as measured in inches. The more snowfall there is, the more powdery and fluffy the ski slopes will be.

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