Fukushima ski and snowboard resort reviews

Reviews of ski resorts in Fukushima. Currently 2 reviews.
Hoshino Resort Alts Bandai
Bandai Town, Fukushima
Submitted by andrewl on 16th March 2009
Alts Bandai review by SmittyGuy03
The first ski experience in Japan (have since had others to compare).

Must say was very impressed. Lots of options for varying degrees of difficulty. All runs were well groomed. Many lift options to keep the lines short, never waited. Lower runs could tend to get a bit crowded, but upper runs opened into an array of different slopes and were quite open. Lots of options for food, a lunch of burger and fries was 1,000Y.

Nice recreation area for
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Grandeco Snow Resort
Kita Shiobara Village, Fukushima
Submitted by andrewl on 16th March 2009
Grandeco Snow Resort review by SmittyGuy03
Was not impressed from the very beginning.

Parking was 1,000Y. Only 2 lifts at the base, a quad chair lift that stays at the lower runs and a gondola lift that goes to the upper runs. Lower runs are "ok" but very short. The time spent riding the chair doubles the time it takes to get down. Wait for the gondola to the upper runs was never shorter than 30 minutes.

Upper runs were "ok" and more lifts opened more
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