Rusutsu Focus 2016-17

Find out what we have planned for the 2016-17 Winter Season!

New Stores for 16-17

New Shop
We are excited to introduce two huge brands to Rusutsu Resort this season. Find everything you need for alpine skiing at our new Salomon store found in North Wing. Salomon products provide a perfect blend of style and comfort for the slopes.

The new North Face store is located at The Westin Rusutsu this winter. North Face offers a wide range of high-quality, high-performance ski gear and fashionable casual clothing.

Don’t forget to visit the newly renovated and expanded Burton store in the North Wing.

Sushi on the Slopes

New Shop
The brand new Sushi Corner found in Isola 2000 station allows guests to enjoy fresh, locally sourced sushi. Make your way all the way down to the base of Mt. Isola for a delicious lunch experience.

Mt Isola First Tracks

First tracks
Enjoy this special experience as a limited number of resort guests can enjoy the first tracks from the top of Mt Isola before the ski area opens. Purchase this special ticket to access Mt Isola before anyone else arrives (Dates: January 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th ).

  • Untouched corduroy
  • Fresh Powder
  • Exclusive access


Cinderella Night Skiing

Ski and Snowboard until midnight! On selected weekends over the winter season night skiing operations will be extended until 24:00. This will provide guests with an additional 3 hours of fun to enjoy the Eva, and Bambi courses.

  • skiing/snowboard until midnight
  • Special lift ticket required
  • Unique winter experience


Mt Isola Sightseeing Tour

Non-skiers and guests of all ages will be able to take the gondola to the top of Mt Isola on this fun tour. This stunning Mt Isola summit has spectacular 360 degree views of Mt Yotei, Lake Toya and the resort. This is the perfect place to take a memorable winter photo.

  • Available mid-Feb to mid-Mar
  • Perfect for all ages
  • Stunning Winter views


Freedom Park is relocating to East Mt

For 2016-17 the Rusutsu Freedom Park will be moving to the East Tignes Course on East Mt. Freedom Park will be packed full of great features suitable for all ages. This new location should proivide a more spacious setting and be perfect for guests looking to combine powder laps and park features in the same day.

  • Location: East Tignes
  • Season: early-December-March 31st
  • Open: 10:00-16:00


100 Days of Live Music

The popular Sapporo City Jazz will return to Rusutsu for its 5th sesson, offering a variety of live music every night for a 102 day period. After a day on the hill why not pop over to the Cricket Bar and enjoy happy hour followed by some amazing live music.

  • Location: Cricket Bar
  • Period: 12/23/16 – 4/1/17
  • Set 1: 19:30 – 20:10
  • Set 2: 21:00 – 21:40


The Westin Rusutsu Resort Renovation

The Westin Rusutsu Resort has recently re-opened after extensive renovations. This hotel provides the added level of comfort and luxury associated with the famous Westin brand. Guests can enjoy the plush Heavenly® Bed and other signature Westin amenities.

  • Re-modelled/re-designed lobby
  • Refurbished guestrooms


New “Farm to Table” inspired renewal for Belle Vue Restaurant

The Belle Vue restaurant will now serve western cuisine based on the concept of “Farm to Table”. Enjoy the freshest, local farm produce, prepared by our skilled chefs to create an unforgettable culinary experience.

  • Fresh Hokkaido produce
  • Exciting new concept
  • Opening Hours may vary, depending on season


Comfortable New Beds for North & South Wing Hotel

We have recently introduced the renowned “Simmonds Bed” to the North & South Wing Hotel. This is now available in all western style guest rooms and provide an added level of comfort. This new bed should ensure guests enjoy a restful and revitalising stay.

  • A more comfortable night’s sleep
  • Western Rooms Only


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Adults per room (age 6 or above):
Children (below 6 years old):


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