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Explore Japan's ski and snowboard resorts, from Hokkaido all the way to Miyazaki.

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With a large number of slopes, breathtaking scenery, and a European style resort and hotel, Joetsu Kokusai is highly recommended for those visiting Niigata in the winter.
Located in an area well known for its ski resorts in Fukushima, Minowa Snow Resort is a smaller resort with several great beginner slopes, great staff, and a beautiful hotel.
Shigakogen Yakebitaiyama Ski Area, fluffy Colorado-quality snow at the host resort of 1998 Nagano Olympics
Charmant Hiuchi Snow Resort: a small mountain with big powder from first run till last. Remote enough to keep away the crowds
Grandee Hatoriko Ski Resort in southern Fukushima prefecture.
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.
Taking a break from our usual snowboarding turf, my friend and I decided to check out Naeba Ski Resort. Just on the other side of the mountains from where I live, Naeba occupies a sleepy corner of Yuzawa in Niigata prefecture. Most of the year this area is pretty desolate and relaxed, with the occasional hiker passing through. Come winter though, it explodes in a sea of white excitement. Multiple ski resorts host thousands of skiers and Snowboarders who drive in from all sections of Japan. We had the good fortune of spending two great days riding under perfect blue skies.