Rusutsu has 3 main mountains – East, West and Mt Isola, here you’ll find untracked powder runs, amazing variety of terrain and some awesome natural terrain features not found in other resorts. It has the best tree-skiing in Japan and the backcountry is superb. The uncrowded groomed runs are amazing, resembling gigantic freeways with long consistent fall-lines.
The town of Rusutsu comprises the Rusutsu Resort Hotel and a handful of pensions, restaurants and a new sports bar serving pizzas and boutique beers.
- 3 main mountains, 42 km of runs
- Best tree skiing in Japan
- Amazing uncrowded groomed runs
- Night skiing until 8pm
- One of the best half pipes and snow parks around
|Top Elevation||994 Metres|
|Base Elevation||400 Metres|
|Lifts||19 lifts, 4 gondolas|
|Ave Annual Snowfall||1200 cms|
|Ski in / Ski out||Yes|
At Rusutsu there is more on offer than just world-class skiing and snowboarding with amazing adventures adding to your ski/board winter experience.
- Snow Rafting
- Dog Sledding
Getting to Rusutsu
Fly into New Chitose Airport located 75km southwest (90 minute drive) from the Rusutsu ski resort.
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Rusutsu has a variety of accommodation options to choose from.
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