Ski and snowboard resorts in Japan

There are over 500 ski hills (ski-jo) in Japan, ranging from huge mega-resorts to tiny local ski hills, offering an overwhelming amount of choice. If you are new to Japan, please be sure to read our introduction to winter sports in Japan. Or you might just want to delve right into the site using our powerful Search tools, you can explore the mountains of Japan and to find the skijo to suit your needs. Or just enjoy using the site to discover more about 'Snow Japan'. Weather forecasts for over 200 resorts throughout Japan as well as maps, Route Finder and other related information can be found on each of the individual resort pages.

Introduction

An introduction to winter sports in Japan. Find out more about the scene, some history and other useful information

Search Resorts

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Resorts by Popular Area

Discover Japanese ski resorts by popular areas


A-Z list of Resorts


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Resort Spotlights

Spotlight on some popular ski and snowboard resorts around Japan

Lessons in English

Interested in taking ski or snowboard lessons and looking for instruction in English? These people can help you

Services

Information on various services offered in popular snow resort regions of Japan

SnowJapan Photos

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SnowJapan Resort Reviews

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Kagura (Yuzawa Town, Niigata)
かぐら
Submitted by X)Benny on 17th December 2014
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Meihou (Gujo City, Gifu)
めいほう
Submitted by severance26 on 16th December 2014
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Zao Onsen (Yamagata City, Yamagata)
蔵王温泉
Submitted by Leaw on 16th December 2014
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Iwappara (Yuzawa Town, Niigata)
岩原
Submitted by squealingpig on 15th December 2014
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Hakuba Happo-one (Hakuba Village, Nagano)
白馬八方尾根
Submitted by monkey4 on 13th December 2014
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Random Resorts!

White Pia Takasu
ホワイトピアたかす
Max. elevation: 1405m
Min. elevation: 945m
Vertical: 460m
Steepest slope: 38°
Longest course: 3000m
Number of lifts: 4
Reviews: 2
Photos: 0
 
Kunimidake
国見岳
Max. elevation: 900m
Min. elevation: 750m
Vertical: 150m
Steepest slope: 25°
Longest course: 1000m
Number of lifts: 4
Reviews: 1
Photos: 0
 
Myoko Suginohara
妙高杉ノ原
Max. elevation: 1855m
Min. elevation: 731m
Vertical: 1124m
Steepest slope: 38°
Longest course: 8500m
Number of lifts: 5
Reviews: 27
Photos: 97