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

20 Days Left!

Golden Week has been and gone for 2017 with 5 days off for most people, and 4 of those were sunny in Yuzawa. The end of Golden Week on Sunday

Cherry Blossoms in Yuzawa

Spring is well and truly here in Yuzawa. We’ve had some temperatures up to 23 degrees, and the cherry blossoms are now in full bloom here in the valley. It

Spring Skiing in Yuzawa

It was glorious out there in the Snow Country Ski Resorts today. Blue skies, great views, good snow – everything that we love about skiing in the spring in Japan.

‘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,

Early December Skiing & Snowboarding

From the emails we are answering at the moment, it seems that a good number of people who have holidays in early December, are heading to Japan, and would like

Ski Resort Opening Dates Winter 2016/17

UPDATE NOV 19 – Due to lack of snow on the upper slopes Kagura didn’t make it’s planned opening date. UPDATE OCT 26 – Yuzawa Park & Muica Snow Resort from

Spring Skiing Update – April 19th 2016

Things are winding down quite quickly with the arrival of a warm spring after a less than average snow season. Initial resort closing dates have moved forward and all the