Niseko United joins the Mountain Collective!

  • September 20, 2017

Niseko’s reputation as the best ski resort in Asia and one of the world’s best powder destination is now officially recognized. Niseko United, which comprises Annupuri, Niseko Village, Grand Hirafu and Hanazono is now the latest affiliated resort of a prestigious club, the Mountain Collective!

Now has never been a better time to purchase your Mountain Collective pass. Members get access to exclusive deals and discounts on accommodation and lifts passes at the best ski resorts across 5 continents.

What is the Mountain Collective?

The Mountain Collective is a global association that is made of 20 independent ski resorts located across the world, with members from Australia, New Zealand, Europe, South America and North America. This collaboration links together some of the world’s most renowned ski destinations, such as Threadbo Alpine Village, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Mammoth Mountain, Chamonix Mont Blanc and many more. The list of the Mountain Collective full members for winter 2017-18 is as below:

United States

  • Alta Ski Area
  • Aspen Snowmass
  • Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
  • Mammoth Mountain
  • Snowbasin Resort
  • Snowbird
  • Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows
  • Sugarbush
  • Sun Valley
  • Taos Ski Valley
  • Telluride Ski Resort


  • Banff Sunshine
  • Lake Louise Ski Resort
  • Revelstoke Mountain Resort


  • Coronet Peak | The Remarkables
  • Thredbo Alpine Village

Niseko United is part of the Mountain Collective’s global affiliated resorts, alongside with another Japanese destination, Hakuba Valley. Affiliated resorts include:

  • Chamonix Mont Blanc (France)
  • Valle Nevado (Chile)
  • Hakuba Valley (Japan)
  • Niseko United (Japan)

Put all together, these ski resorts represent impressive figures:

Total Acres 

Total Mountains

Total Lifts

Total Trails 

Total Annual Snowfall

56,283 44 481 2,818 1,735 m

What benefits do members get?

When you purchase a Mountain Collective annual pass, you are entitled to a host of great discounts and freebies on lift tickets and accommodation.

With your Mountain Collective pass, you receive 2 free full day lift tickets at one of the 16 full members resorts listed above, as well as a 50% discount on all additional ski days. As well, you receive two free full days lift tickets at every Affiliated resort destination, such as Niseko United.

But the discounts are not just limited to lift tickets –members also receive great deals on lodging. Discounts vary, but are usually great exclusive deals of up to 25% off on hotels, apartments and chalets.

To celebrate the arrival of Niseko United in this exclusive collective, Vacation Niseko is proud to offer every Mountain Collective passholders a 20% discount on our most sought-after property, The Niseko Landmark View.


The Niseko Landmark View's Premium apartments feature breathtaking views of Mt. Yotei

The Niseko Landmark View is located just 2 minutes away from Niseko’ most important ski lift, the Hirafu Gondola. Featuring a 24hrs reception desk, an on-site café and fully furnished apartments, the Niseko Landmark View has been renovated just in time for the 2017-18 winter season. The Premium apartments also feature breathtaking, uninterrupted views on Niseko’s emblematic Mt. Yotei.

As well, every Mountain Collective members receive a complimentary 1-year membership to Protect our Winters (POW), a group of passionate people that aim to create global awareness about warming climate around the world that endangers winter activities. Your membership will help POW to unite and mobilize the global snowsports community against climate change through socially-relevant communications and events led by the top influencers in winter sports such as professionnal snowboarder Jeremy Jones. 

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Mountain Collective's passholders receive a 1-year complimentary membership to Protect our Winters

How to become a Mountain Collective member?

It's easy to become a Mountain Collective passholder! Simply visit the Mountain Collective's official website where you'll find all the details about the membership, participating resorts and all the deals to which you get access to when you become a member.

Want to know more about the Mountain Collective and how you can be part of this exclusive winter sports-lovers community? Be sure to consider to contact Vacation Niseko's friendly reservation staff who will be happy to answer all your questions and create a complete vacation package.


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