Pre-season Tune Up

The official countdown for the first lift opening in Yuzawa is well underway (currently 44 sleeps until Kagura opens on November 23 2018.) As you impatiently wait for the snow

Yuzawa Information

If you are looking for information to plan your Japan winter snow trip to Yuzawa there is more and more quality information available. We have tried to put as much

Top Tip: Night Ski

We mention this every year but we think it is definitely worth repeating for those that want to get as much time on the snow as possible: don’t forget night

Audi FIS Ski World Cup 2020 race in Niigata Yuzawa Naeba

If there are not enough international sporting events already to grace Japan in the next few years…. Neatly sandwiched between the Rugby World Cup 2019 and the Tokyo Summer Olympics

Hayawari Discount Lift Tickets 2018/9

Cheap lift tickets for resorts in Yuzawa and Minami Uonuma is a topic we get lots of questions about and even though it is still just August some early bird

Late Summer Update

It is still hot here in Snow Country but as August comes to a close we are looking forward to autumn, and then it won’t be long until the snow

Your own private ski resort.

The Snow Country Region contains a large amount of ski resorts: everything from the interlinked multi-resort ski areas of Kagura / Tashiro / Naeba, or Yuzawa Kogen / Gala /

Yuzawa – Gateway to Niigata Prefecture

Lots of people have heard of Echigo-Yuzawa, or Gala Yuzawa, and we’re constantly reminding people about the easy access from Tokyo for a Yuzawa day trip, as well as the

Resorts, Resorts, Resorts! Which one to choose?

One of the most common questions we get when advising people about their winter ski vacation to Yuzawa / Minami Uonuma is which resort should they choose for their lesson?

Planning your Japan Ski Trip 2018 / 2019

We’re always slightly amazed that bookings for next winter start coming in before this winter is finished. For those of you already planning your trip to the Japanese snow and