Niseko resides about two hours outside of the 1972 Winter Olympic host city of Sapporo, on Hokkaido, a northern island that sits on the confluence of two volcanic belts. With an average of 500 inches of snow annually, its one of the snowiest places on the globe, with light, fluffy powder ...
Seasonal favoritism usually falls into two camps: those who cower under their down comforters ticking off the days until summer, and those who spend every day from June to August in front of the open freezer, cursing the heat and waiting for the first snowfall. For sun and surf advocates, ...
Snow is always an iffy proposition in Australia, but 80 inches a year is nothing to sneeze at. On a typical day at Thredbo, in the Snowy Mountains of New South Wales in southeastern Australia, rain at the bottom of the mountain is not uncommon (which can mean snow up high), and by early ...