The Best Activities Around Niseko, Hakuba and Furano this Spring

We can hear the sceptics already–‘Niseko in spring? Why? That’s not peak powder season.’ Well, it’s pretty simple: spring = blue skies, discount rides and short lift-lines. But even outside the memorable experience that is spring skiing in Japan, there are tons of other activities to keep you occupied as the deep powder blankets turn […]

Niseko Grand Hirafu Now Offering Reserved Parking For Easy Access

You’ve hired your gear, picked up a rental car….and now you can’t find a parking space.  It can be a nightmare, especially during busy peak season periods or on powder days when every rider in the nearby vicinity has decided to go out for a shred. And while there are limited free parking spots around […]

What to do (and wear) for Chinese New Year in Niseko

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No matter what time of year you visit Niseko, it’s guaranteed to be a fun time. Although, if you’re looking for a bustling atmosphere with various events on offer, there’s no better time than Chinese (Lunar) New Year. In 2024, the Lunar New Year marks the Year of the Dragon, symbolising power, nobility, honour, luck, […]

Guide To Buying Your Lift Pass – Niseko, Hakuba and Furano

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When you’re planning your trip to Japan, it can be a stressful time. Itineraries, accommodation, airport transfers–it can become a whirlwind. Then, when it comes time to decide on the lift pass that will best suit your needs, it adds a whole new layer of planning and preparation. We wanted to make this process easy […]

Exciting Times Ahead: Japan’s 2023-24 Ski Season Is About To Kick Off!

As winter sets in, Japan is gearing up for an exhilarating ski season, promising deep powder, great food, and unique cultural experiences for international travelers. With the first snow already gracing Hokkaido’s majestic Asahidake on October 4, and Hirafu Village witnessing its initial snowfall on October 22, the stage is set for another ripping winter. […]

Trips by Rides Provide the Ultimate Niseko Mountain Experience

You’ve decided it is finally time to get over to Japan for a Niseko trip to find out whether all the hype is warranted. Can it really be that this remote Japanese island is the powder capital of the world? Here at Rhythm, we’re all aboard the hype train. It’s a pretty big trip, though, […]

Big things happening in the rental fleet for 23/24

Every winter at Rhythm Japan, our team of experienced buyers spend hours on snow, testing new gear and finding the perfect options to improve our rental fleet. The time spent evaluating the skis and boards’ performance on different terrains and snow conditions allows us to select a fleet suitable for all ability levels and terrain.  […]

Niseko Backcountry: A Guide to the Best Powder Skiing in Japan

Hitting the slopes in Niseko is a dream come true for any skier or snowboarder. The world-renowned resort in Hokkaido, Japan is known for its incredible powder snow, colloquially referred to as “Japow.” And if you’re looking to take your powder game to the next level, you should definitely consider heading out to the Niseko […]

Unforgettable Adventures with Niseko Summer Tours

Nestled in the heart of Japan, Niseko has long been renowned as a winter wonderland for skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts. But as the snow melts away and the vibrant colors of summer take over, Niseko unveils a whole new world of adventure. With the launch of Rhythm Japan’s Niseko Summer Tours, visitors can now enjoy […]

Your Ultimate Guide to Niseko Ski Lessons: Elevate Your Adventure with Rhythm Japan

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Planning a ski trip to Niseko? Look no further than Rhythm Japan for all your ski and snowboard lesson needs. Our expert instructors, flexible lesson options, modern rental gear fleet, and dedication to elevating your ski experience make us the premier provider of ski lessons in the area. Niseko for Beginners Niseko is a fantastic […]

Meet The Rhythm Family: Austin and Blossom

Everyone has Japan’s bottomless powder at the top of their list when it comes to things they love about traveling here during the winter. However, it’s the hardworking crew on the ground who truly leave a lasting impression. They not only help us gear up for the ride, but also teach us how to float […]

Your Guide to the Best Ski and Snowboard Rentals in Japan

When it comes to skiing and snowboarding, Japan is a dream destination for enthusiasts worldwide. With its consistent snowfall, charming resorts, and mouthwatering cuisine, it’s no wonder Japan ranks among the best ski and snowboard destinations in the world. If you’re planning a trip to Niseko, Furano, or Hakuba, renting your equipment from Rhythm Japan […]

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