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

Snow Country Festivals

We are half way through January 2018 already and it has turned into a very busy winter with lots of visitors coming to Yuzawa and Snow Country to enjoy the

Snow in Yuzawa December 2017…?

Bookings are coming in for our winter season 2017/2018. One of the common questions at this time of year is “What will the snow be like in Japan in early

A few of our favorite things

It’s almost March already, and even though we have had a few days of spring-like temperatures there is snow and cold temperatures on the way. Spring skiing in the Yuzawa

Bumper Winter

It is still hammering down with snow! After a less than stellar performance in the snow department last year, Japan is back to its fluffy white best again in 2017.

Snow Japan Updates 2016-17

The team at snowjapan.com have been busy and have just rolled out a big update to their site. It was already a great resource for all things ski and snow

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,

Predicting snow like a local II

It is autumn in Snow Country, which means new rice being harvested, the stunning display of color as the leaves change, and awesome mushrooms. Last autumn we gave you heads up

The Easiest Day Trip to the Snow

It is Mountain Day here in Japan today, a new national holiday that allows people “to get familiar with mountains and appreciate blessings from mountains.” Lots of people are in

7 Reasons Why Yuzawa Is A Great Choice For Your First Japanese Snow Trip

It is already July and the cicadas are buzzing outside our window here in Yuzawa. Winter is less than 6 months away and we are sure lots of you are