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

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

Maiko Shuttle Bus Schedule – Winter 2015/2016

Maiko is one of our favorite places to teach as it has great facilities for learners and some really nice slopes to practice on. It is a breeze to get

Kagura/Mitsumata Shuttle Bus – Early Season 2015

Less than a week until Kagura Ski Resort opens for Winter 2015/16. If you are heading to Yuzawa by train or bullet train, you need to get yourself from Echigo-Yuzawa

Winter Driving in Snow Country, Japan

We’ve been getting quite a few questions recently asking about driving around here during winter. There are two rental car shops in Yuzawa situated on either side of the station.

Snow Japan Travel Section

SnowJapan is the go-to guide if you are looking for information on ski/snowboard related destinations in Japan. They have just released a comprehensive travel section that hopefully details everything you need to

Taxis from Echigo-Yuzawa Station

We get a few questions about taxi costs from Echigo-Yuzawa Station to various locations in Snow Country. It is hard to give an exact price but the Yuzawa Taxi Association