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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Gassan (Nishikawa Town, Yamagata)
月山
Submitted by Rock-hand on 16th April 2014
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Myoko Suginohara (Myoko City, Niigata)
妙高杉ノ原
Submitted by Agent Smith on 16th April 2014
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Hakuba Happo-one (Hakuba Village, Nagano)
白馬八方尾根
Submitted by Agent Smith on 16th April 2014
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Zao Onsen (Yamagata City, Yamagata)
蔵王温泉
Submitted by Rock-hand on 16th April 2014
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Akakura Kanko Resort (Myoko City, Niigata)
赤倉観光リゾート
Submitted by NECK on 16th April 2014
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Hakuba Goryu
白馬五竜
Max. elevation: 1676m
Min. elevation: 750m
Vertical: 926m
Steepest slope: 35°
Longest course: 5000m
Number of lifts: 13
Reviews: 24
Photos: 177
 
Chateraise Resort Yatsugatake
シャトレーゼスキーリゾート八ヶ岳
Max. elevation: 1620m
Min. elevation: 1400m
Vertical: 220m
Steepest slope: 32°
Longest course: 1300m
Number of lifts: 3
Reviews: 1
Photos: 0
 
Chuo-do Ina Ski Resort
中央道 伊那スキーリゾート
Max. elevation: 1150m
Min. elevation: 850m
Vertical: 300m
Steepest slope: 25°
Longest course: 1200m
Number of lifts: 2
Reviews: 2
Photos: 0