One of the best resorts in Iwate for a family trip, and for beginners. All runs are essentially green (some are rated "intermediate", but they are on the easy end of the intermediate scale at best). High-speed quad, wide open runs and uncrowded conditions make it a great place to bring kids. Lots of fun things for kids to do, and the high speed lift means they will get lots of "laps" in on easy, uncrowded terrain.
Offers military discount, just bring your ID. Lowest cost food menu I've seen, and everything is translated to English so it's easy to read. Good place for learners/nice place for a family to spend the day. Unlike Okunakayama it does not offer free lift tickets for kids under 8, but from Misawa AB you won't pay expressway tolls so it's awash. Learning slope is slightly steep on the top (compared to