Grand Hirafu Opens

It's just one more sleep until the official start of the winter 2016/17 season with the opening of the Grand Hirafu Mt Resort scheduled for tomorrow Saturday 26th November.

News of the scheduled opening were made live today by Grand Hirafu with the details as follows:

・Ace Pair Lift #3 8:30-15:30
・Ace Quad Lift #2 Center 4 (transport lift)

・Center course
*Other courses are closed due to insufficient snow condition. Please do not enter under any circumstances.

Annupuri will also open tomorrow, with the remaining lifts to open on December 3rd.

Grand Hirafu Open Map

Grand Hirafu map showing mountain run opening tomorrow. Map source: Grand Hirafu website.

EARLY SEASON SPECIAL Niseko Grand Hirafu 1-day pass (Limited November 26th-30th, 2016)

Adult: 2,000 yen
Child: (7-12)/Student/Senior(60+): 1,000 yen

So head on up to Grand Hirafu for the first official runs for the 2016/17 season.

Plus, check out the video below by 360Niseko who managed to hike up to the top of the Ace #2 Center 4 lift and take a closer look at the snow and score the first tracks in Hirafu for the season. We can't wait!