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

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

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

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 /

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?

Happy My Birthday Campaign in Echigo Yuzawa Onsen

Every year their is a special offer for visitors who celebrate their birthday while in Yuzawa during winter. The campaign runs from December 17th 2016 to April 30th 2017 for