The Opening of Niseko's New Ski Lift

Enjoy more time on the mountain and less time waiting in the queue with Niseko's new Ace Family Quad Lift now open and ready to ride.

The new high-speed lift doubles lift capacity and takes guests further up the slope than before (300 metres above the base of the Ace Quad Chair).

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Views of Mt. Yotei from the top of the Ace Family Quad Lift.

The base of the lift has been positioned further up the mountain than where the old Family Pair Lift was; approximately 40 metres to provide greater space for GoSnow's magic carpet and beginner area.

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Skier enjoying the run down from the new lift.

The opening of the lift was celebrated with an official Opening Ceremony in Niseko-Hirafu.

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A traditional ceremony to open the new lift.

Read more stories from the start of the Winter 2017/18 season.