“My quads feel like they’re on fire as I blast down a mountain faster than I’ve ever done before”
tuna sashimi to the wholesome buckwheat Soba noodles, the choice of dishes impresses.
The resort’s more upmarket Mina Mina restaurant serves its speciality Nabe hotpot dish of crab Shabu Shabu and Tokachi Wagyu beef from locally raised cows. The meat is the kind of buttery smooth, melt-in-yourmouth nourishment that would barely trouble a toothless infant.
After that it’s time to take in a show. The resort’s General Operators command the stage with a breathtaking Circue de Soleil–style performance before earth-shattering Taiko drums echo around the resort. “We hire entertainers and make hoteliers,” says Ong. “It’s a different mindset to other hotels and it’s a culture unique to our world.”
It’s the perfect way to end an awesome day on the slopes. Shots of Jäger? How wrong I was.
POWDER PLAYER: From an igloo village to Taiko drums and melt-in-your-mouth Waygyu beef, Club Med Sahoro offers an upmarket alpine experience.