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  2. SnowJapanHistory.com takes a look back at ski areas from Japan's past. Osakiyama 大崎山スキー場 Sanjo, Niigata 新潟県三条市 https://www.snowjapanhistory.com/niigata-sanjo-osakiyama
  3. Added 19th October 2021: Osakiyama, Sanjo, Niigata https://www.snowjapanhistory.com/niigata-sanjo-osakiyama
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  5. The ski area known as Ontake 2240 has changed name. As of autumn 2021, the ski area is now known as simply Ontake 御岳スキー場 Details are to be announced but the re-branding of the ski area appears to embrace history and tradition and while the name of the ski area is in kanji characters, they are also using the phrase 'The Japan Ski Village' (in English) in their announcement. More information on Ontake here: https://www.snowjapan.com/japan-ski-resorts/nagano/otaki/ontake
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  8. The Ski Resort Tenei ski area in Tenei Village (Fukushima Prefecture) will not be opening for the 2021-2022 winter. In a notice published in Fukushima, low snowfall in recent years, ageing facilities requiring maintenance and coronavirus are mentioned as reasons for the decision. How the situation might develop beyond 2021-2022 is unclear. https://www.snowjapan.com/japan-ski-resorts/fukushima/tenei/ski-resort-tenei
  9. [UPDATED 10th OCTOBER 2021: Ski Resort Tenei (Fukushima)] On this page we will report on news of ski areas around Japan that will not be opening for the 2021-2022 winter season. *** IMPORTANT *** This list is a work in progress. It is not complete or final, and it will be updated if and when we discover further details It is important that information presented on our site is correct We will provide as much information as we can find from local and/or official sources Rumours will not be reported All information is believed to be correct at the tim
  10. The Hakuba Sanosaka ski area in Hakuba Village (Nagano Prefecture) eventually opened for the 2020-2021 season after a lot of speculation. Unfortunately, it has been announced that it will not be opening for the 2021-2022 winter. The consequences of the coronavirus situation is being cited as the reason. https://www.snowjapan.com/japan-ski-resorts/nagano/hakuba/hakuba-sanosaka
  11. The Echo Valley ski area in Nagawa Town (Nagano Prefecture) was closed during the 2020-2021 season, with the coronavirus situation being the reason. Unfortunately, it has been announced that the ski area will not be opening for the 2021-2022 winter either. https://www.snowjapan.com/japan-ski-resorts/nagano/nagawa/echo-valley
  12. 2021-2022 Season Lift Tickets [UPDATED 4th OCTOBER 2021] On this page we will be keeping an eye on the price of lift tickets for the 2021-2022 winter season. As we proceed with checking and updating ski area information, we will make a note of some of the changes we notice re: lift ticket prices for the upcoming season. Some ski areas offer cheaper tickets online via their official websites. The below is for the 'normal'/on-the-day charges. Details will be updated on each of the relevant ski area pages on the main website between now and December 2021. *** IMPORTANT ***
  13. SnowJapanHistory.com takes a look back at ski areas from Japan's past. Shimizuyama 清水山スキー場 Otari, Nagano 長野県小谷村 https://www.snowjapanhistory.com/nagano-otari-shimizuyama
  14. Added 29th September 2021: Shimizuyama, Otari, Nagano https://www.snowjapanhistory.com/nagano-otari-shimizuyama
  15. SnowJapanHistory.com takes a look back at ski areas from Japan's past. Shitada Yagi 下田八木スキー場 Sanjo, Niigata 新潟県三条市 https://www.snowjapanhistory.com/niigata-sanjo-shitada-yagi
  16. Added 23rd September 2021: Shitada Yagi, Sanjo, Niigata https://www.snowjapanhistory.com/niigata-sanjo-shitada-yagi
  17. Asama Onsen was a ski area located in Matsumoto City in Nagano Prefecture. It was a fairly small area and was open between the 1950s and 1972. Despite having being closed for nearly 50 years, the ski lift is still there. More details along with a lot of photographs here: Asama Onsen, Matsumoto City
  18. SnowJapanHistory.com takes a look back at ski areas from Japan's past. Asama Onsen 浅間温泉スキー場 Matsumoto, Nagano 長野県松本市 https://www.snowjapanhistory.com/nagano-matsumoto-asama-onsen
  19. Added 17th September 2021: Asama Onsen, Matsumoto, Nagano https://www.snowjapanhistory.com/nagano-matsumoto-asama-onsen
  20. Togari Onsen in Iiyama (Nagano Prefecture) is making some changes to the Orion area for the 2021-2022 season. Firstly, the Orion high speed quad lift and Orion Number 1 pair lift are not going to be operating. An area called スノーバカンス村 (Snow Vacance Village) will be opening in that lower section of the Orion area. It will be an activity area including events, a sledding play area, a ski and snowboard practice area and a 'winter camp'. The page on SnowJapan will be updated before the season begins with more details. https://www.snowjapan.com/japan-ski-resorts/nagano/iiyama/tog
  21. The Itsukamachi ski area in Minamiuonuma (Niigata Prefecture) has announced that it will not be opening for the 2021-2022 winter. The coronavirus situation is the reason being given. Hopefully they will be back for the 2022-2023 season. https://www.snowjapan.com/japan-ski-resorts/niigata/minamiuonuma/itsukamachi
  22. SnowJapanHistory.com takes a look back at ski areas from Japan's past. Jizo Toge 地蔵峠スキー場 Nagano, Nagano 長野県長野市 https://www.snowjapanhistory.com/nagano-nagano-jizo-toge
  23. Added 8th September 2021: Jizo Toge, Nagano, Nagano https://www.snowjapanhistory.com/nagano-nagano-jizo-toge
  24. Temperatures have started to drop - at last! - and the first snow has been reported on the top of Mt Fuji. Apparently that has been spotted 3 weeks earlier than last year. That sounds good. We plan to be here and updating SnowJapan as normal for the 2021-2022 winter season. There's a huge amount of work to be done before winter though, so here's a quick recap for the moment: Updating our ski area information [September-December] The process of updating our all-Japan ski area information on SnowJapan is starting this month. In a normal year: Our updating w
  25. SnowJapanHistory.com takes a look back at ski areas from Japan's past. Furubira Kazoku Ryokou Mura 古平家族旅行村スキー場 Furubira, Hokkaido 北海道古平町 https://www.snowjapanhistory.com/hokkaido-furubira-furubira-kazoku-ryokou-mura
  26. Added 29th August 2021: Furubira Kazoku Ryokou Mura, Furubira, Hokkaido https://www.snowjapanhistory.com/hokkaido-furubira-furubira-kazoku-ryokou-mura
  27. The Imajo 365 ski area in Minami Echizen Town (Fukui Prefecture) was closed during the 2020-2021 season, with the coronavirus situation being the reason. Unfortunately, it has been announced that the ski area will not be opening for the 2021-2022 winter either. Let us just hope that come this time next year, they will be announcing a re-opening. Like last year we will soon make a blog post that will list up these kinds of operation decisions from around Japan. https://www.snowjapan.com/japan-ski-resorts/fukui/minami-echizen/imajo-365
  28. SnowJapanHistory.com takes a look back at ski areas from Japan's past. Mekabuchi 女ヶ渕スキー場 Tsumagoi, Gunma 群馬県嬬恋村 https://www.snowjapanhistory.com/gunma-tsumagoi-mekabuchi
  29. Added 22nd August 2021: Mekabuchi, Tsumagoi, Gunma https://www.snowjapanhistory.com/gunma-tsumagoi-mekabuchi ">
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