Amenities include banks, cafes, bars and restaurants. The resort and the town of Furano combined have about 100 eateries. You can also explore the winery and cheese factory. There is a modern ski school with group or private lessons as well as snow mobile and ski rides. The Master’s beer house and bakery, known as Yama no doxon is renowned and is a must visit while skiing in Furano. The main town is a five minute taxi ride from the resort. Ski hire and ski shops are based at the resort, while in town there are a wider range of ski equipment at various shops. Our staff can assist with arranging any ski hire.
Cross country skiers have tracks cut for both classical and skating about 5 minutes walk from the resort. There are also ample areas for exploring by cross country skis in the vicinity of the resort. Ski area lifts include the 6 person Kitanomine Gondola which goes 2,95 km giving runs up to 4,5 km in length, the 100 person Furano Ropeway which covers 2,5 km in 5 minutes! The central valleys have superb powder and the views of the central ranges of Hokkaido are spectacular. Furano is well known for it’s lack of crowds adding to your enjoyment of this former world cup resort. There are ample beginner/intermediate runs at the base of each side of the mountain, with the steeper and deeper runs up high.
* January 20 - February 1.
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