Furano

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Jack Lee
SnowPak Local Insider
Jack Lee
Overall
4.6

Light and dry Central Hokkaido powder is what skiers and snowboarders come to Furano for. In fact, the snow here is often better than at the more well-known Niseko (and without the crowds of foreign visitors too). While there are some westerners on the slopes, Furano makes for a much more authentic Japanese experience.

17/18 Historical Snowfall

Furano vs
FuranoAkakura Kanko
beginner40 %40 %
intermediate40 %30 %
advanced20 %30 %
expert--
total runs24 10
ski area1,101ac -
summit elevation3,524ft 4,921ft
total lifts10 7
child lift ticketFree ¥3,000 JPY ($27 USD)
adult lift ticket¥5,500 JPY ($49 USD) ¥4,300 JPY ($38 USD)
uncrowded
snow
back country
value for money
average total snowfall228″ -

Furano Reviews

Fabulous 4.3 / 5
based on 16 reviews

How well the resort caters for beginner skiers / boarders

Beginners

How well the resort caters for intermediate skiers / boarders?

Intermediates

How well the resort caters for advanced skiers / boarders

Advanced

How accessible and convenient it is to get to this resort from a major destination

Accessibility

Quality of the off-piste terrain

Side/Backcountry

Overall value for money of the resort

Value for money

Quality of lifts, lift speed and lift layout in the resort

Lifts

Quantity and quality of the snow

Snow

How uncrowded is the resort

Uncrowded

Après ski and dining options

Town

Services and facilities e.g. child care, tubing, health care, equipment hire

Facilities

How family friendly is this resort?

Family Friendliness

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