Busy Periods during Ski Season

It is always a good idea to book your lesson in advance if you are coming to enjoy some time on the slopes. There are some periods that are definitely

Renting Ski or Snowboard Equipment in Yuzawa

“Where to rent?” is a common question. Luckily you are spoiled for choice for renting skis, snowboards or wear in Yuzawa. 1. Check with your accommodation. Many hotels and lodges have

Buying Winter Gear in Tokyo

If you are looking to buy ski/snowboard gear, clothing or just about anything else associated with the sports, there is an awesome street waiting for you in Tokyo. In the

The Winter Season in Yuzawa

“When is the season?” is a common question from people coming to the area for the first time. It varies from resort to resort but in general there are places

Where to stay in Yuzawa?

There are plenty of accommodation options in and around Yuzawa that will satisfy all tastes and budgets. From boutique modern ryokans, resort hotels, traditional inns, small ski lodges, pensions and

Getting to Yuzawa

One of the great things about coming to the snow in Yuzawa is that it is so convenient. By bullet train on the Joetsu Line from Tokyo or Ueno Station you

Snow Country?

Snow Country, or 雪国 (yukiguni) in Japanese, is any area that gets masses of snow, but it is also the title of a famous book from the Nobel Prize winning author

Snow Country Instructors

“Definition: An international ski and snowboard school based in Yuzawa town in Niigata prefecture, Japan. [Associated with incredibly fun lessons, and making sure that their friends and clients see the