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Niseko Grand Hirafu

Niseko Grand Hirafu Ski Resort Guide

Niseko Grand Hirafu, Japan

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift1,308m
Resort Height300m
 Nearest AirportNew Chitose
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Niseko Grand Hirafu

The Japanese ski resort of Niseko Grand Hirafu is at an altitude of 300m.

Summary

Niseko Grand Hirafu is part of the Niseko ski area with access to 32km of downhill skiing, with 34 marked pistes, served by a total of 20 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Niseko Grand Hirafu itself (23 pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Niseko ski resorts of Niseko Annupuri, Niseko Hanazono and Niseko Village/Higashiyama.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.

Skiing

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snowboarding

Niseko Grand Hirafu offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Niseko Grand Hirafu.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Niseko Grand Hirafu?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Niseko Grand Hirafu.

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Ski Area Stats

Niseko Grand Hirafu Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 7 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 7 
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 9 
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
13

Niseko Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 3 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
10
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
21
Downhill
Total Length
32km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
20

Altitudes

Niseko Grand Hirafu Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,308m
Lowest Piste300m
Resort Altitude (Niseko Grand Hirafu)300m
Max Vertical1,008m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Niseko Grand Hirafu
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Location and Map

Where is Niseko Grand Hirafu?

This ski resort is in Niseko Mt. Resort Grand Hirafu, Yamada, Japan.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Niseko Grand Hirafu is New Chitose, 126 minutes drive away.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

There are 13 ski lifts.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 60 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Niseko Grand Hirafu open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Niseko Grand Hirafu, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Niseko Grand Hirafu Tourist Office for the latest.

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