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Embrace the winter by stepping outside and visiting some of Japan's finest mountain resorts. Whether you ski, snowboard or hike, experience Japan's crisp, clean alpine air and breathtaking mountainous views.

Happo-one is one of the premier resorts of Japan with deep snow and a beautiful view from the summit. It was once the sight of the 1998 Olympic alpine downhill ski events and the ski jump. The resort is located in the Hakuba area of Nagano Prefecture, Japan.  More
Hanazono is the most recently developed part within Niseko United ski area, offering superb powder snow, perfectly groomed slopes and great backcountry area. More
Naeba ski resort is one of the most well known winter resorts on the main island of Japan. Dominated by the big Prince Hotel at its base, it has just turned 50 years old. More
A cable car up to the snow from the town center opens up an amazing vista down the valley and over the mountains. Yuzawa Kogen links up to GALA and Ishiuchi Maruyama too. More
Zao Ski Resort, snow monsters and great onsen, all just a Shinkansen ride away More
With its varied, big mountain terrain, fantastic snow, and free onsens, Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort is possibly the best snow resort in all Japan. More
Of all the seasons to climb Tanigawadake, winter is certainly the most dangerous and difficult, but also the most rewarding. More
Spring Valley Ski Resort is a small mountain 40 minutes from downtown Sendai by car. It is also accessible from Izumi-chuo station by bus. More
Goryu 47 are two interconnected ski areas featuring terrain that caters to skiers and snowboarders of all levels and all nationalities. The snow is also world class More