Resort Reviews from December 2015

All of the Resort Reviews of Japanese ski and snowboard resorts. Currently 3 reviews.
Furano
富良野
Furano City, Hokkaido
Submitted by rick on 17th December 2015
Screaming bargain!
Preseason skiing can be hit or miss, but Hokkaido is far enough north that sometimes you get lucky. Friends booked an ANA package tour from 9-12 December to the Shin-Furano Prince for 38,000 yen including air (Haneda-Chitose), bus, hotel, breakfast, and lifts. We decided to join, but stay one more day and come home on Sunday, which was regular season; that cost us 52,000 yen each.

Only the Furano zone was open and not all of the lifts were
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Hakkoda
八甲田
Aomori City, Aomori
Submitted by el3ctr1csheepz on 14th December 2015
Early, early season... Still not bad.
Hakkoda isn't known for it's groomed runs, and they are pretty forgettable. Unfortunately the top of the mountain wasn't open as we don't have nearly enough snow yet, but considering there was nowhere else to go I was more than happy to ride the two runs that were open all day!

Price was good, since it was early season, we paid ¥2700 per person and rode all day... Snow conditions were, as I said, OK but not great. Lodge was nice,
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Myoko Suginohara
妙高杉ノ原
Myoko City, Niigata
Submitted by smokeshow on 3rd December 2015
Always good snow
I have been here many times, great resort and lots of stashes of pow to be had.

All the tree runs are wide open and the top part of the mountain has some great drops and hits.

It's a big mountain also which is not packed even on busy days recommend this place
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