Kagura full opening on Dec 10 2016

Kagura/Mitsumata missed their planned opening date this year but have been open since the end of November. After the last snowfall yesterday, and more white stuff on the way (if

A great place to learn. What to look for in a beginner ski/snowboard resort.

If you are new to skiing or snowboarding all the different choices can be a bit baffling. This can be especially true for Yuzawa, which, measured by visitor numbers is

Snow Japan Updates 2016-17

The team at snowjapan.com have been busy and have just rolled out a big update to their site. It was already a great resource for all things ski and snow

Cheap Ski Package in Yuzawa – Suberimeguri 2016/17

We mentioned the Yuzawa Suberi-meguri Ski Package a while back as a great ski value option. We’ve now got a copy of the Yuzawa Suberi-meguri 2016-17 leaflet so have all

Meeting Points for Lessons

We’ve had a few questions about where to meet your instructor recently so here is a little more information. We usually arrange to meet at the resort of your choice

Snow Watch Winter 2016/17

One of the common questions we get at this time of year is what will the snow be like on a certain date. Unfortunately there is no way of knowing,

Winter season approaching

It is that time of year when you can start getting seriously excited about the arrival of winter. Snow has been falling in other parts of Japan already, and resorts

Matsunoyama Onsen Royal Snow Touring 2017

One of our very best days out on snow last season was for the ski tour from Matsunoyama Ski Resort over to Tsunan which follows the route of a trip made

Old Ishiuchi Postcards

We’re helping clear out an old house at the moment, and found a series of 8 Ishiuchi Maruyama Ski Resort postcards, and a few other bits of Ishiuchi memorabilia. Can

Yoga on Snow at Joetsu Kokusai

We are always interested to see how different resorts are trying to attract people to their slopes. Joetsu Kokusai Ski Resort are running a few yoga on snow taster sessions