I’d never heard of Mt Granview before seeing the great photos taken by muikabochi on his first visit to the resort, which I'd recommend looking at to give you a good idea of what to expect of the place. [The link is here:- http://www.snowjapanforums.com/index.php/topic/21184-mt-granview-minamiuonuma-niigata-the-resort-that-time-forgot/ ]. I finally got to see Granview for myself this season (March 2014) with onehunga, whose review precedes this one. As he states, we were lucky enough to go on a bluebird day with plenty
Mt Granview is a great little resort, with amazing views and on the day I visited great snow.
The main part of Mt Granview is accessed by a single lift located near the carpark. The lift control room is also the ticket office. Once up the lift you arrive at the base area, although the buildings there look like they belong in the 1950's.
Two further single lifts take you to the top of the mountain. From the top of the