A great resort with plenty to keep any level skier or border happy for a whole day easily!
I went to Madarao and Tangram, thanks to SJ, well the Madarao side of it. By paying 1500 yen I was able to get a full mountain pass, with handing in the voucher, which then gave me quite a lot of terrain to ski on. As these two resorts are joined I will review them together here.
When I got up it was sunny and blue sky all around, and when I arrived in Madarao about 1.5 hours later it was also sunny
Really nice tree runs intended, by Madarao, to be ridden!
For me the defining feature of Madarao would have to be its tree runs.
Though many skijos have nice off-piste opportunities, Madarao offers tree runs intended by the skijo to be ridden! From the short but sweat "Usagi" course to the much longer "Powder Wave 1 and 2" and "Powder Theater" there are seven tree courses for riders to explore. The trees in these areas are for the most part very well spaced and some of the easier spots make
My first review here and my first time at Madarao.
I was hesitant to go here after looking at the map, but we managed to get a nice deal on a hotel plus 2 days of snowboarding. From looking at the map, everything seems to converge into that bowl at the bottom. That's exactly true. Everyone gathers there and it's flat. Crossing that flat from one side to the other is a pain, especially when it's crowded with lots of people