Australian Alpine Club Niseko (AAC Niseko) is the Australian snowsports club with a lodge in Niseko on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido.
Niseko is Asia's premier alpine resort, renowned for the quality and quantity of its legendary powder snow. It is one of the 'snowiest' and most desirable winter destinations on the planet.
Niseko caters for all levels from beginner to expert, with wide open courses, tree runs, backcountry, off-piste, first tracks and night-skiing. For those wishing to go that little bit further, hiking trails lead from the highest lifts to the summit. An extensive lift system covers the 64 courses and includes gondolas and covered chairlifts. Annupuri, Niseko Village (Higashiyama), Grand Hirafu and Hanazono combine to make Niseko United one of the largest ski areas in Hokkaido.
Niseko is the most international of Japan's alpine destinations, with thousands of visitors from Australia and Asia, plus even Europe and North America. Niseko also offers an active night life with an abundance of après ski options, with numerous bars, cafés and restaurants that offer Japanese and international cuisine.
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