- INTERNATIONAL - Ski Japan - Resort Info - Furano

Furano is situated in Hokkaido`s beautiful Daisetsu-zan National Park. The ski resort with over 950 vertical meters of skiing is one of Japan`s biggest and most famous resorts.

Skiing Furano is spectacular, with virtually every run giving you great views of the peak of Mt Furano and the summits of Hokkaido`s highest mountains.

A wide expanse of lifts including 2 gondolas and 15 lifts gives skiers and snowboarders access to a huge variety of terrain. On the slopes, Furano offers attractions for every level of skier, expert courses, long fast runs, fantastic tree skiing and long wide, easy cruising runs for beginners. Furano regularly holds World Cup events with the mens downhill being the mountain`s specialty.

Furano offers an array of alpine alternatives, dog sled rides, snowmobiling, 4WD motor bikes, backcountry and alpine tours, parasailing behind a snowmobile and visiting the huge Buddha at Ashibetsu.

The locals of Furano town offer friendly welcoming hospitality.