This is a good resort for beginners especially – wide, easy slopes prevail, but they also have an upper level that would challenge more advanced skiers/boarders.
Check their web site for which lifts are running: Lift #5 is the one to the top of the runs. If all the others are running but not #5, it's a great place to learn and practice if you're just starting out. If #5 is running, more advanced skiers will have a chance to
Mikawa has the least snow of any of the Kaetsu areas. You will want to go on a day when there has been overnight new snow and temperatures on the day of no more than 3°C. Wait until mid-season to go to Mikawa as they get so little snow these days, their opening is delayed