Christmas Night Skiing at Ishiuchi

If you are up for a fully festive weekend then you need to take yourself along to nightskiing at Ishiuchi Maruyama on 23rd & 24th December. Head up the second

Cat Skiing in Naeba

Once you have mastered your technique on the groomed slope, you might start testing yourself in the soft snow at the side of the run. One of the joys of

Hotel & Lift Ticket Package 2017-18

Suberi-meguri is a plan arranged by the local tourist office that offers an accommodation and lift ticket package for those coming to Yuzawa. It tends to be a really good

Coming to Yuzawa? Some suggestions….

So of all the great places to visit the snow in Japan this winter, you have opted for Yuzawa. Good choice. We have a few suggestions of what to check out

Cherry Blossoms in Yuzawa

Spring is well and truly here in Yuzawa. We’ve had some temperatures up to 23 degrees, and the cherry blossoms are now in full bloom here in the valley. It

Kagura Heli Ski 2017

Looking for a bit of spring adventure in the Japanese snow? Bookings are now open for the 2017 Kagura heliski / heliboarding days which will take place on April 8th

A few of our favorite things

It’s almost March already, and even though we have had a few days of spring-like temperatures there is snow and cold temperatures on the way. Spring skiing in the Yuzawa

Tokamachi Snow Festival 2017

Somehow it is the middle of February already! We’ve lost track of time as we’ve been teaching ski and snowboard lessons all over resorts in Yuzawa and Snow Country, and

Bumper Winter

It is still hammering down with snow! After a less than stellar performance in the snow department last year, Japan is back to its fluffy white best again in 2017.

Matsunoyama Onsen Royal Backcountry Tour

So you are comfortable on most slopes around the resort and are looking for you next challenge? The other day we accompanied a friend who has taken several lessons with