Spring Skiing Resorts in Yuzawa 2021

It is spring already in Yuzawa and we have had some pretty warm weather of late. Much like the rest of Japan, the cherry blossoms have made a really early

Discount Lift Tickets for Niigata Resorts 2020/21

There are some good discounts floating around this year from reduced rate shinkansen fees, travel subsidy campaigns (currently on hold), and also Niigata Prefecture subsidising lift tickets. The discount lift

Yuzawa Area Resort Opening Dates for Winter 2020 / 2021

The summer temperatures have fallen away quickly in the mountains here and it is feeling decidedly autumnal. The changing of the leaves season is about to start and there are

March 24 and it’s snowing!

It is a return to winter this morning as we woke up to 10cms of snow on the ground. It has been snowing on and off all morning and it

Lift Tickets around Yuzawa

We are getting questions about lift tickets in resorts in and around Yuzawa. Unfortunately there is no one simple answer! We are waiting for news on a new all resort

Best Snow Resort in Yuzawa?

We get this question quite a bit as people are planning their winter snow trips to Japan – which is the best ski resort in Yuzawa, or which is the

Some Frequently Asked Questions

Many people seem to be starting to plan their winter ski vacation to Japan. Yuzawa is an excellent choice with great access from Tokyo suitable for day trip ski/snowboard breaks

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

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

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