Planning to hit somewhere else the next day, I hit the nighter at Yonezawa on the way.
It is a fairly small hill, though most of it is open for the nighter. There was one lift around the back (north side) that was not running, serving a beginner/intermediate slope. The two lifts on the front side were running, both fixed pair lifts. Between the two, almost all of the front-side terrain was available and lit up, including the
A small resort on Route 13 between Yonezawa and Fukushima City, the resort is great for weeknight skiing. On weekends, extra runs are open, but it gets crowded. The snow has been good this season, but I wouldn't recommend going after the end of February. \r\n\r\nThere are three main runs - a beginner's which also has a few jumps on the side, an intermediate which is fun taken fast, and a mogul course/steep slope which is good