2019/2020 Season Resort Opening Dates

The summer holidays are over here in Japan and now thoughts start turning to winter. Pre-season discount tickets sales are starting to come online, and with it some resort opening

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

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

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

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

Your own private ski resort.

The Snow Country Region contains a large amount of ski resorts: everything from the interlinked multi-resort ski areas of Kagura / Tashiro / Naeba, or Yuzawa Kogen / Gala /

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?

Snowmobile Land in Yuzawa

We do lots of lessons in Iwappara and find that it is one of the best resorts for learning skiing and snowboarding in the Yuzawa area. Every time we head

Weekend 16/17 December in Yuzawa

Another winter week has ticked past in Snow Country. Very much a case of “Be careful what you wish for.” Everyone was keen for more snow, and then a big