Ski and snowboard resorts in Japan

There are currently about 500 places to ski and snowboard in the many mountainous regions of Japan, ranging from huge mega-resorts to tiny local ski hills, so there is an overwhelming amount of choice. Welcome to the definitive information on Japanese 'ski-jo' - featuring resort introductions, detailed data on every ski hill 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.
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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.
resort spotlight
Places to find ski and snowboard lessons as well as guided tours in English - and in some case also other languages.
now map
Spotlight on some popular ski and snowboard resorts around Japan.
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Places to Stay
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Resort Reviews
Reader submitted reviews of ski and snowboard resorts around Japan. Currently 2110 reviews. View
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Daily Reports
Exclusive and independent daily snow and weather reporting from popular regions. View

Random Resorts!

Max. elevation: 500m
Min. elevation: 400m
Vertical: 100m
Steepest slope: 27°
Longest course: 400m
Number of lifts: 2
Reviews: 1
Photos: 0
Yanaba Snow & Green Park
Max. elevation: 1140m
Min. elevation: 830m
Vertical: 310m
Steepest slope: 28°
Longest course: 1600m
Number of lifts: 2
Reviews: 2
Photos: 0
Aizu Kogen Takahata
Max. elevation: 1240m
Min. elevation: 720m
Vertical: 520m
Steepest slope: 34°
Longest course: 3500m
Number of lifts: 4
Reviews: 1
Photos: 24
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