Ski and snowboard resorts in Japan

There are currently about 500 places to ski and snowboard in the mountainous regions of Japan, ranging from huge mega-resorts to tiny local ski areas, making for an overwhelming amount of choice. Welcome to the definitive information on Japanese ski areas - featuring resort introductions, detailed data on every ski area throughout Japan and also regional information. Our resort listings are updated daily with official resort snow depth data during the ski season and snow & weather forecasts throughout the year. Information on ski areas from Japan’s past can be found on www.snowjapanhistory.com.
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Full A-Z list of Resorts
More detailed information on a selection of featured ski and snowboard resorts around the popular snow regions of Japan.
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Places to find ski and snowboard lessons as well as guided tours in English - and in some case also other languages.
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Spotlight on some popular ski and snowboard resorts around Japan.
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Reader submitted reviews of ski and snowboard resorts around Japan. Currently 2126 reviews. View
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Random Resorts!

Inawashiro Resort
猪苗代リゾートスキー場
Max. elevation: 1200m
Min. elevation: 760m
Vertical: 440m
Steepest slope: 40°
Longest course: 3800m
Number of lifts: 4
Reviews: 4
Photos: 31
 
Fujiwara
藤原スキー場
Max. elevation: 1000m
Min. elevation: 850m
Vertical: 150m
Steepest slope: 37°
Longest course: 660m
Number of lifts: 3
Reviews: 1
Photos: 0
 
Inawashiro
猪苗代スキー場
Max. elevation: 1255m
Min. elevation: 675m
Vertical: 555m
Steepest slope: 34°
Longest course: 3150m
Number of lifts: 8
Reviews: 13
Photos: 65
 
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