Great Resorts for First Time Snowboarders around Yuzawa

With the cicadas buzzing outside and the heat of the Japanese summer upon us there is no better time to sit back and contemplate winter! We covered great resorts for

Great Beginner Ski Resorts around Yuzawa

One of the great things about the region around Yuzawa is the number of ski resorts. The downside of this is the need to choose where to ski! Sometimes the

No Experience? No Problem!

If you are planning your very first winter snow trip to Japan you probably have masses of questions. It may seem daunting, but everything is very easy once you get

Arigatou!

Our six month winter season here in Yuzawa came to an end on Sunday as the last lift at Kagura rolled to a halt. It has been another good season

Peak Periods in Japan over Winter

We are enjoying warmer temperatures in Yuzawa at the moment, though Kagura is still going strong for another week or so. Bookings are starting to come in for Winter Season

Join the team for Winter 2019/2020

At Snow Country Instructors we know that we are nothing without great coaches. Our customers’ main experiences of us are with their instructors, and because of this we want to

Spring Skiing 2019

Spring is here and resorts around Japan are closing. The season continues for a while longer here in Niigata though, and we have had a couple of snowfalls in April

Beginner Ski Lessons at Yuzawa Nakazato

The first ski or snowboard experience is so important because this is when people decide if they want to keep going with the sports. A lesson with an experienced instructor

Current Snow Conditions in Yuzawa – December 14 2019

It has been a mild start to the season so far with a couple of good snowfalls, though followed by warmer weather. Several resorts have postponed their opening dates due

Minami Uonuma Ski Resort Opening Dates 2018/19 Winter

We’ve posted the dates for Yuzawa Ski Resorts planned openings for Winter 2018/19, and we now have the full list of the resorts further up the valley in Minami Uonuma.