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.

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

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

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?

Christmas Night Skiing at Ishiuchi

If you are up for a fully festive weekend then you need to take yourself along to nightskiing at Ishiuchi Maruyama on 23rd & 24th December. Head up the second

Hotel & Lift Ticket Package 2017-18

Suberi-meguri is a plan arranged by the local tourist office that offers an accommodation and lift ticket package for those coming to Yuzawa. It tends to be a really good

Resort Opening Dates 2017/18 in & around Yuzawa

It is a sure sign of impending winter – long dormant ski resort websites get a refresh, pre-season discount lift ticket sales, and most importantly, opening dates for the coming

Yuzawa 3 Mountain Ticket

When people think of big ski areas in Yuzawa they often mention the Mitsumata, Kagura, Tashiro and Naeba areas that are all linked together. Not as well known, but equally

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,