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

Summer Skiing at Kagura

We are into July now so we only have to wait until late November until the first resort in the Yuzawa area opens up for Winter 2018/19. We’ll update opening

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?

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

Index of Useful Posts

We try to keep our main site clean and simple while updating the blog with other information. We haven’t done a very good job of organising the information on our

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

‘Tis The Season….

…to be jolly! That’s because several ski resorts in the Yuzawa / Minami Uonuma area are opening up in the next couple of days. Early to mid-December in Snow Country

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