Snow Experience

Skiing and Snowboarding

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Japan experienced Winter Olympic twice at Hokkaido/Sapporo in 1972 and Nagano in 1998.
Ski resort also offer a lot of entertainment.

You can enjoy snow world from November to May !

Area Other Entertainment Sample price
Hokkaido Hot Spring, Indoor swimming pool, Ice Village
including round-ticket of flight (Tokyo-Hokkaido), and hotel at Ski Resort
52,000 yen per person
Nagano Hot Spring, Japanese-style-inn,
including round-ticket of transportation(train or bus),and hotel at Ski Resort
19,800 yen per person
Mt.Fuji Best View of Mt.Fuji
including round-ticket of transportation(train or bus),and hotel at Ski Resort
15,000 yen per person

Popular Ski Resorts

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Hokkaido/Rusutsu

The Rusutsu Resort, expanded on 3 mountains, is the largest resort in Hokkaido.
All slopes arrow skiing, snowboarding, and snowscooting.
Top Elevation:994m(3,261ft)
Base Elevation:400m(1,312ft)
Skiable area:2.12km2(523.9acrs)
Runs:37 (total42 km/26 mi)
Longest Run:3.5km(2.2mi)
Lift System:19(including 4 gondola lifts)

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Hokkaido/Tomamu

Other than skiing, a lot of activities are offered, such as Ice Village, huge indoor swimming pool etc.
All slopes arrow skiing and snowboarding.
Top Elevation:1239m
Base Elevation:540m
Runs:17 (Longest Run: 4.5km)
Lift System:11

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Hokkaido/Niseko

Great view of Mt.Yotei, often referred to as the Mt.Fuji of Hokkaido can be enjoyed.
Niseko is composed of 7 ski areas, all together 8.87 km2 (2.191 acres) are skiable.
Niseko's sister city is St. Moritz, Switzerland in a relationship established in 1964.
Skiable area:8.87km2(2,191acrs)
Runs:61
Lift System:38
Niseko also has back-country ski-courses that are unofficially on the maps.
Climbing Mount Yōtei also provides back country skiing.

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Hokkaido/Furano

179km (usually 2h50m) from New Chitose Airport or
114km(usually 1h5m) from Asahikawa Airport
All slopes arrow skiing, snowboarding, and snowscooting.
Top Elevation:1200m
Base Elevation:245m
Runs:24
Longest Run:3.4km
Lift System:10

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Nagano

Nagano was host to the 1998 Winter Olympics, which gained the prefecture international recognition as well as gaining the prefecture a Shinkansen line to Tokyo. Nine of the twelve highest mountains in Japan can be found here.
Nagano's mountains have made it relatively isolated, and many people come for its mountain resorts and hot springs.

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Mt.Fuji

Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan at 3,776 m (12,388 ft).
An active volcano that last erupted in 1707–08, Mount Fuji is just west of Tokyo, and can be seen on a clear day.
Mount Fuji's exceptionally symmetrical cone is a well-known symbol of Japan and
it is frequently depicted in art and photographs, as well as visited by sightseers.
We recommend here for ski-beginners or families.