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Furano Ski Resort

Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Great Snow Here!

One of my favourite place to snowboard, snow is fine and pow wow! Slopes were easy to navigate with... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Amanda C
Effortless Skiing

Wow! True powder snow 4 out of 5 days. Sun breaks daily AND new snow daily!! Yes, to off... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
Seattle, Washington
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  • Average8%
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“ski resort”(23 reviews)
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Furano is the northernmost Prince Snow Resorts. The ski resort consists of 2 zones, Furano and Kitanomine, which have 23 trails in total. You can reach the summit directly by a 101 passenger Furano Ropeway and see a great view of the Daisetsu...more
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Nakagoryo, Furano 076-0016, Hokkaido
+81 167-22-1111
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All reviews great snow ski resort powder snow off piste couple of days school groups lift tickets every night two sides fresh powder prince hotel dining options are short drive a joke chair lift english speaking staff ramen
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

One of my favourite place to snowboard, snow is fine and pow wow! Slopes were easy to navigate with picturesque breathtaking views! Would revisit again!

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Wow! True powder snow 4 out of 5 days. Sun breaks daily AND new snow daily!! Yes, to off piste! Rental skis/boards were good quality but ski edges really needed tuning! Everyone on site too busy to tune. There were some independents but didn’t want...More

1  Thank TrippySkier
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Furano has some great skiing and free of may of the western influencers but its coming. Skiing over on eth Panorama side is tops with some perfect off piste skiing through the boundary fences. It lacks on mountain food places except the one but just...More

1  Thank PHDSydney_Australia
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Have visited this resort over 2 visits to Hokkaido. What a great resort! It's not a large and there aren't many places that are super steep, but you cannot beat the quality of snow! Light and fluffy! Upper lifts provide access to some great runs...More

2  Thank ITravelToEatGoodFood
Reviewed 1 March 2018

This is not a mega European resort. Small number of lifts and pistes. However the area is about powder skiing and in this respect it is fantastic. We just had so much snow that refilled day and night. It does not get tracked out because...More

1  Thank william g
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Huge amounts of snow, rent skis from 'good sports' opposite the gondola station, much better quality and cheaper than the resort shop, small and friendly.

2  Thank XdaveX
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

No English speaking staff rude told us the wrong shuttle bus time 3 times so we ended up paying for a taxi... they have a snow board and ski school in their hotel that charged me $170 for a private snowboard lesson which was with...More

1  Thank airliehughes
Reviewed 16 February 2018

After Niseko, Furano shows as a bit of a poor cousin. Not the glitz here. Some of the lifts are quite old. But climb up to the peak from top of lift and drop into the bowls below the cornices, and you are in a...More

2  Thank Peter F
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

We’ve been coming to Furano for 6 years now and have never been disappointed. The resort is a two hour bus ride from either Sapporo or Asahikawa, so it’s pretty accessible. There are plenty of hotels and lodges available if you book early - but...More

3  Thank DaveThompson16
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Furano - Small town with a lot to offer. No crowds, downhill and cross country ski at Prince hotels, snow rafting, tubing, snowmobiliing at Asobiya. -Take a drive to Shirahige Waterfalls – water is blue, short 250 steps walk to the top of the hill...More

3  Thank michael n
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11 October 2018|
Response from TrippySkier | Reviewed this property |
I have never been to this area in mid-Autumn before. I expect viewing the Fall season colors are over. Last I checked, other activities that might still be available this time of year would be: -Furano Winery -Furano... More
Jennie P
1 October 2018|
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Response from TrippySkier | Reviewed this property |
Warning to Jenny or others from tropical areas. Furano is not high altitude snow. The Winter snow and air are cold and dry because it’s blown down from icy Siberia. You must have good clothing to keep heat in, stay dry and... More
12 September 2018|
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Response from TrippySkier | Reviewed this property |
You’re referring to the carpet conveyor belt that beginning skiers and boarders stand on to ride up their incline. The conveyor belt area is corralled for safety from other skiers/boarders to prevent collisions. It is on the... More