We usually go to Okunakayama because my husband has just started boarding. I was getting a little tired of the lack of variety there so we decided to check out a new place this weekend. It was great! Not crowded, lots of lifts and little jumps and a good variety of runs.
It seems like a local place as lots of the people had season passes (20,000yen). There was a trick park set up too. Cheap, half day was
It had something for everyone of every level. At the ticket office, they have a map showing which slopes are for which level skier/boarder. If you didn't know how to ski or board, they have lessons. I don't know the prices of the lessons, though. Plus, it wasn't that crowded so there wasn't that long of a wait at the lifts. Prices were also quite reasonable. For a full day pass the price came out to