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

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.

Yuzawa Town Ski Resort Opening Dates Winter 2018/2019

Autumn colors around Yuzawa at the moment which always means that winter is just around the corner. We are starting to dust off our gear and get ready as there

Yuzawa Nakazato & Nakazato Snow Wood

Nakazato is a small township that is part of Yuzawa town which found out past Iwappara. There are a whole bunch of small lodges and minshuku out there, as well

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