Ski & Snowboard Rental in Yuzawa

The consumption tax rise on October 1st 2019 has brought a few price changes around town, so we thought we would update our information on the local rental shops. You

Some Frequently Asked Questions

Many people seem to be starting to plan their winter ski vacation to Japan. Yuzawa is an excellent choice with great access from Tokyo suitable for day trip ski/snowboard breaks

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

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

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.

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