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

Resort Spotlights

Spotlight on some popular ski and snowboard resorts around Japan

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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Zao Onsen (Yamagata City, Yamagata)
蔵王温泉
Submitted by lee_suxiang_happy_ on 7th April 2015
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Madarao Kogen (Iiyama City, Nagano)
斑尾高原
Submitted by Daniellho on 27th March 2015
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Mt Norikura (Matsumoto City, Nagano)
Mt.乗鞍
Submitted by snowdude on 23rd March 2015
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Zao Onsen (Yamagata City, Yamagata)
蔵王温泉
Submitted by dsclifford on 20th March 2015
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Yuzawa Kogen (Yuzawa Town, Niigata)
湯沢高原
Submitted by Mick Rich on 19th March 2015
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Random Resorts!

Ojiro
おじろ
Max. elevation: 900m
Min. elevation: 600m
Vertical: 300m
Steepest slope: 35°
Longest course: 1200m
Number of lifts: 5
Reviews: 4
Photos: 8
 
Hachi Kogen
ハチ高原
Max. elevation: 1221m
Min. elevation: 730m
Vertical: 491m
Steepest slope: 35°
Longest course: 3000m
Number of lifts: 17
Reviews: 4
Photos: 1
 
Nukabira Gensenkyo
ぬかびら源泉郷
Max. elevation: 1230m
Min. elevation: 570m
Vertical: 660m
Steepest slope: 33°
Longest course: 4300m
Number of lifts: 4
Reviews: 1
Photos: 0