The Furano Ski Resort comprises two distinct zones: the Kitanomine zone, open from mid-December to late March, and the Furano zone, open from late November to early May. The resort is famous for its long-standing relationship with the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup and has also hosted the Snowboarding World Cup. Accommodation options range from hotels and pensions to self-contained condominiums and backpackers, providing a variety of choices for visitors. Furano Ski Resort is known for its quality powder snow, with over 8 meters of light and dry powder falling each winter. With its superb access to surrounding areas and stunning views of the Daisetsuzan mountain range, Furano Ski Resort is truly a snow paradise and a hidden gem in Hokkaido.

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Where is Furano located?

Furano is located in central Hokkaido, Japan about 1 hour drive south of Asahikawa and 2.5 hours drive northeast of Sapporo and Chitose airport. Standing so centrally located means Furano is an excellent base from which to explore some of the lesser-known central Hokkaido resorts such as Kamui, Tomamu, Sahoro, and Asahidake.

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