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Plan Ahead for Winter 2021/22: Resort Operating Schedules

Oct 14, 2021

Check out the operating schedules at three Hokkaido Ski Resorts you must visit.

2021/22 Niseko United Resort Operating schedule

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Set amidst the spectacular beauty of Hokkaido, Niseko is a mountain destination that has won a top spot in the heart of ski fanatics and nature lovers around the world. The townships of Annupuri, Niseko, Hirafu and Hanazono are often referred to collectively as Niseko. Each town’s ski resort offers unique access to the legendary slopes of Mt Annupuri in a combination known as Niseko United.

Niseko Grand Hirafu

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Operation Period: December 4, 2021 - May 5, 2022
Operation Hours: 8:30-16:30

Night Ski Operation Period: December 18, 2021 - March 20, 2022
Night Ski Operation Hours: 16:30-19:00

* Subject to change without notice due to new coronavirus status and other reasons.

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Niseko Hanazono Resort

Operation Period: December 4, 2021 - April 3, 2022
Operation Hours: 8:30-16:00

Night Ski Operation Period: December 18, 2021 - March 20, 2022
Night Ski Operation Hours: 16:30-19:00

Hanazono New Features

Brand new luxury and heated 10-seater HANAZONO Symphony Gondola and new courses will open from December 4th! In addition, the famous HANAZONO Lift 1 will be replaced as a new luxury & heated 6-seater replacing the 4 seater bubble chair. Hanazono will also introduce night skiing for the first time ever! More details.

Hanazono Shuttle Bus

Only running to Upper Hirafu every 30 mins. Check the route map.

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Niseko Village

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Operation Period: December 3, 2021 - April 3, 2022
Operation Hours: 8:30-16:30

Night Ski Operation Period: December 18, 2021 - March 20, 2022
Night Ski Operation Hours: 16:30-19:00

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Niseko Annupuri

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Operation Period: December 4, 2021 - May 5, 2021
Operation Hours: 8:30-16:30

Night Ski Operation Period: December 18, 2021 - March 20, 2022
Night Ski Operation Hours: 16:30-19:30

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Niseko Moiwa Ski Resort

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Operation Period: December 4, 2021 – April 3, 2021
Operation Hours: 8:30-15:30

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Furano Ski Resort

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Furano Ski Resort, which is operated by Prince Snow Resorts, has 23 trails across the two main ski areas—Furano and Kitanomine. Access is quick and easy with high-speed modern lifts.  A ropeway to the summit provides access to advanced slopes and plenty of backcountry terrain.  The resort caters to skiers and snowboarders of all abilities, with beginner slopes and teaching terrain for those learning for the first time, right through to steep and deep, ungroomed trails for the experts. 

Operation Period: November 20, 2021 - May 8, 2022
Operation Hours: 8:30-16:30

Night Ski Operation Period: Mid December, 2021 - March 20, 2022
Night Ski Operation Hours: 16:30-19:30

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Rusutsu Resort

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Winter in Rusutsu Resort, you can enjoy the finest powder snow that Niseko offers with the wide slopes that have been carefully maintained, and the best tree runs in the world. From beginners to advanced snowriders, you can glide over 42 km of terrain at any level. The ski resort cradles three mountains called West Mountain, East Mountain, and Mount Isola, and you can enjoy various terrain and beautiful scenery unique to Hokkaido.

Operation Period: November 27, 2021 - April 3, 2022
Operation Hours: 9:00-16:00

Night Ski Operation Period: Mid December, 2021 - March 31, 2022
Night Ski Operation Hours: 16:00-20:00

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