Ski and snowboard resorts in Japan

There are currently about 500 places to ski and snowboard in the many mountainous regions of Japan, ranging from huge mega-resorts to tiny local ski hills, so there is an overwhelming amount of choice. Welcome to the definitive information on Japanese 'ski-jo' - featuring resort introductions, detailed data on every ski hill throughout Japan and also regional information. Our resort listings are updated daily with official resort snow depth data during the ski season and snow & weather forecasts throughout the year.
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Full A-Z list of Resorts
More detailed information on a selection of featured ski and snowboard resorts around the popular snow regions of Japan.
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Places to find ski and snowboard lessons as well as guided tours in English - and in some case also other languages.
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Spotlight on some popular ski and snowboard resorts around Japan.
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Reader submitted reviews of ski and snowboard resorts around Japan. Currently 2085 reviews. View
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Random Resorts!

Shiga Kogen Ichinose Diamond
志賀高原 一の瀬ダイヤモンド
Max. elevation: 1700m
Min. elevation: 1615m
Vertical: 85m
Steepest slope: 21°
Longest course: 600m
Number of lifts: 2
Reviews: 1
Photos: 2
 
Araragi Kogen
あららぎ高原
Max. elevation: 1320m
Min. elevation: 1140m
Vertical: 180m
Steepest slope: 28°
Longest course: 1200m
Number of lifts: 1
Reviews: 1
Photos: 4
 
Nakafurano Hokusei
中富良野北星
Max. elevation: 270m
Min. elevation: 180m
Vertical: 90m
Steepest slope: 21°
Longest course: 340m
Number of lifts: 1
Reviews: 1
Photos: 0