Experience the World Capital for Night Skiing
Find out why Niseko is unrivaled as one of the best places for night riding.
When it comes to night riding, there are few resorts in the world which can compete with Niseko. Grand Hirafu completely transforms after sunset as powerful floodlights cast shadows on the slopes, revealing the nocturnal beauty of the mountain. Renowned for champagne powder and consistent snowfall, find out why Niseko also has the best flood-lit night terrain in the world.
Don't let the cold steer you away. Temperatures on the mountain at night hover between a friendly -8°C to -12°C, making it not too chilly for a few night runs. As it snows throughout the day in Niseko, fresh tracks can even be found during the night. And if you're lucky, maybe some night-time powder too.
Variety of Terrain
Practice turns on beginner green runs or challenge yourself on the variety of red and black runs available at night. Strong floodlights also illuminates wooded areas, parts of side-country and offers some of the best off-piste runs on the mountain.
Spanning across the Ace Family Quad Lift #1 all the way to the Hirafu Gondola, Niseko Grand Hifaru is one of the largest night skiing options in Japan. With the longest connecting runs totaling over 3012 metres, cruise down the long and wide slopes.
Stunning Night Views
Having the mountains almost entirely to yourself, enjoy the beautiful view of the entire village lit up night in complete serenity. With lifts open until 8:30 pm every night, enjoy night riding this season up until March 20th, 2019.
Ready to ride? Find out what Olympic Snowboarder Jenny Jones or Pro Skier Essex Prescott love about riding in Niseko.